Category Archives: Weird Science

Musicians Are Probably Smarter Than The Rest Of Us

Great article about how musical education and experience contribute to brain development. I experience this directly as a piano teacher. First of all, I personally experience all of the advantages mentioned, in addition to many more, as a result of … Continue reading

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The Return of the Giant Hogweeds, New York

And all this time, I thought it was just a cute little fantasy that Genesis was singing about. New Yorkers battle giant blindness-causing plants • The Register. I thought maybe this was a leftover April Fool’s joke, but no… it … Continue reading

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Ancient Brewmasters Made Medicinal Beer: Scientific American

Yeah, like that. Scientific American Podcast. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone

Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone This starts to get weird, even in the context of quantum physics, which is completely weird. To paraphrase, you don’t understand quantum physics, you just get used … Continue reading

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