Welcome back. I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend.

I will be in Washington DC over the next few days, at TEDMED, so am not sure if and when I will be able to do the nightly links - but I'll try my best. I have scheduled in advance a lot of posts for the Guest Blog, Expeditions, The SA Incubator and more, so my absence will be inconspicuous, I hope.

As it is Monday, here is the brand new Image of the Week.

- Richard Woytowich - How did Titanic really break up?


- Gennady Gorelik - How the Modern Physics was invented in the 17th century, part 2: source of fundamental laws and How the Modern Physics was invented in the 17th century, part 3: Why Galileo didn’t discover universal gravitation?


- Maria Konnikova - Hunters of Myths: Why Our Brains Love Origins


- Jason G. Goldman - Hyenas Give Up Eating Garbage for Lent, Hunt Donkeys Instead


- Scicurious - Unhand that burger! It’ll only make you depressed.


- Dana Hunter - A Landscape in a Hand Sample: “Of Fire”


- Glendon Mellow - Star Map by Diana Sudyka


- Darren Naish - Ryan et al.’s New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs: a review


- Kate Clancy - American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings this week: Portland, Oregon


- Wayne Maddison - Spiders in Borneo: Lambir Hills


- John Horgan - Will This Post Make Sam Harris Change His Mind About Free Will?


- Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Tanya Lewis and Some hypotheses about a possible connection between malaria and jet-lag and Sciencey events over the next few weeks


- Bora Zivkovic - Introducing #SciAmBlogs bloggers: Dana Hunter and Open Laboratory 2013 – submissions so far


- Katherine Harmon - Maternal Diabetes, Obesity During Pregnancy Might Raise Child’s Risk for Developmental Disorders


- Ferris Jabr - Can You Predict a Monkey’s Social Status by Looking at Its Genes?


- Daisy Yuhas - Google Doodle’s Galloping Steed Commemorates Pioneering Photographer Edward Muybridge


- Philip Yam - When Science and Politics Mix: Fang Lizhi (1936–2012)



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