Which Way does the Leaf Go? Drawing Apple Logos

People's memory, even for extremely common objects, is much poorer than they believe it to be....

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Misanthropic roots record for the rootless savage [Thomas Koner]

As a leading musician within forward-thinking electronic music circles Koner's work around his theme presupposes an exploration into the primitive nomadic elements of being human. ...

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Music, motor function, learning and memory

Playing music enhanced the activity of genes involved in dopaminergic neurotransmission, motor function, learning and memory....

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A spurious god created by a corrupt elite – Capitalism

fter one presents a cogent critique of capitalism, one is likely to hear the following as a reply from the propagandized, good citizens of corporate state-levied economic despotism (as, in fact, I...

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Giving Drones Morphable Wings

This finding will greatly help make flapping winged drones much more robust....

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Ripping into the Islington night [Night Ranger]

Hardcore fans packed out the venue whilst the band hit the stage with a mighty explosion of raw power. Night Ranger...

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Dating by Faith – Why?

People's decision to partner with religious or non-religious individuals can be determined by personality traits that religiosity is believed--rightly or wrongly--to predict...

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A mixture of figuration and abstraction. Interview [Bernie Clarkson]

'It was such a surprise to win the trip and exactly the sort of prize I would have chosen for myself'...

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Opting out of the attention economy.

Firms will realize substantially greater success if they use moderately energetic commercials rather than highly energetic ones...

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Siena in all its least-known corners (Federico Pacini)

Pacini photographs the off-season, with its overcast skies and grey suburban areas....

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Defining ‘Natural’. Why ALL food additives need standards.

After decades of debate there remains no generally accepted definition of a "natural" food product....

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Blues purists must die [JJ Grey]

JJ Grey will no doubt continue his slow ascent in the blues world, playing to rapt (but quietened) audiences throughout the world...

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Fallow and Flower, For Feeding the Bees

Flower strips sown into farmers' fields not only attract bees but increase their numbers...

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Despair, evil, murder and suicide. Monthly Metal Medley

This is like rolling a natural 20 in a particularly bleak game of D&D. You’ve lucked out, and the Gods do smile upon thee, which is certainly a step up from most weeks when it’s more like an...

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Opossum in your Snakebite, Sir?

The antivenom would probably work against venoms from poisonous snakes, as well as against scorpion, plant and bacterial toxins...

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Make Better Music 73: Mindful Qualities

Quality requires a mindfulness and quietness to allow ideas to form, take shape, emerge and grow...

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Natural Nettles Give Cancer the Sting.

A highly effective way of defeating cancerous cells...

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Wigger, Wigga, Once Again

urther musings on whether we were racist to use the term ‘wigga’ in a Trebuchet article…. Wigga. The word certainly gives one pause. We need to be very careful though about...

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Two before bedtime? The Sensitivity Pill

Under tolcapone's influence, game players were more sensitive to and less tolerant of social inequity...

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Deadly Particles at KOKO [Starset]

For those of us who have stared into alien eyes, we got the message. ...

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All about that Vertebral Wedging

Men prefer women who exhibit specific angles of spinal curvature over buttock mass...

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Built with vision and prowess [Planetary Assault Systems]

A thriving and rapidly evolving sonic ecosystem, producing an expansive soundfield that's simultaneously serene and nervous...

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At it like rabbits? Kids, Vids and Sex

As the portrayal of women as objects of lust reflects patriarchal values, media images that support this type of male dominance may provoke resistance in female viewers....

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Free-fall bliss of the iris [Richard Diebernkorn]

Diebenkorn himself has said that he was unaware of his surroundings as an artist...

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Bicarbo-load for Better Vision

By opposing the effect of light, bicarbonate limits the size of the photon response and quickens its recovery...

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Cafe OTO Call/Response invocations [Zun Zun Egui]

Add some Mauritian sunshine with Zun Zun Egui's unique blend of roots, jazz and shoegaze...

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Schizophrenic? Check your fingers, chaps.

Asymmetry has a potential utility as a diagnostic test in determining the presence of schizophrenia...

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Cannibalisation: recycling of recyclings of recyclings [Asmus Tietchens : Fahl]

Does the strategy of infinite recycling accrue a new aesthetic or degrade the existing one?...

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Shifty Eyes. Influencing Moral Decisions By Tracking the Gaze

Moral decisions can be influenced by tracking moment to moment movements of the eyes during deliberation...

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Take science out of it; everything is fiction (The Rezillos)

'the music, the song writing and the recorded performances are by far the most important thing'...

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