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Bit of delay between posts as I have been away.

I have a better option for the US president – Big Foot.  Whatever happened to that guy?

This is also an awesome pony.  I want one.

In more serious news, this article from rolling stone has been getting a lot of attention everywhere.  It’s basically a massive attack on McCain and worth a read from anybody who cares about the upcoming election or has the opportunity to vote.

Leaving politics and returning to the more interesting subject of science, this is a really interesting article from this months SEED about human evolution.

Some recent research published in the journal Neurology show that some specific types of headaches can be cured by LSD.  Now Harvard Medical School is doing some experimentation to confirm the results.

Interesting post on Kevin Kelly’s blog, The Technium, about the expansion of ignorance as a result of the expansion of information.  Of course he really means that we’re turning more “unknown unknowns” into “known unknowns” – ie. we’re expanding the amount of things we know that we don’t know, rather than actually becoming more ignorant.

Nikon’s Small World photo competition is amazing.  Here are some of my favourites from last year;

There are so many more good ones worth looking at as well.  I would be here forever if I kept posting the ones I like.

Finally, and still on the subject of photography, the Boston Globe “The Big Picture” is always stunning.  The current set is from photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and are all arial photos.   Favourites posted of course (but really they are all amazing).

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Written by beast9

October 8, 2008 at 11:58 am

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