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Sun Mar 31 14:14:28 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science/animal


Rare birds -[..]irds-you-might-have-never-seen/?view=all

Eagles -[..]ht-change-the-way-you-see-them/?view=all

Owl -

Kiwi -[..]animal-files-kiwi-birds-one-unique-birds

Dodo -[..]ls-ecology/dodo-lifestyle-study-0942423/[..]e-exotic-birds-that-will-blow-your-mind/

hummingbirds -[..]ine/2017/07/the-science-of-hummingbirds/

Birds and bats have very weird gut bacteria, and it’s likely linked to flying -[..]ds-bats-gut-bacteria-microflora-8235235/

hummingbirds -[..]/hummingbirds-slow-motion-flight-videos/[..]ts-unlock-secret-of-why-hummingbirds-hum

get-know-these-15-common-birds -

Crows and Ravens -[..]are-smartest-birds-in-the-world-0952352/

Why Birds Matter, and Are Worth Protecting -[..]

How a 5-Ounce Bird Stores 10,000 Maps in Its Head -[..]unce-bird-stores-10000-maps-in-its-head/

Bringing back the ‘most endangered bird’ in the U.S. -[..]eeding-save-florida-grasshopper-sparrows

Hornbill -[..]ill-gets-a-protection-boost-in-thailand/[..]rnbill-bird-ivory-illegal-wildlife-trade

Why do flamingoes stand on one leg? -[..]post/why-do-flamingoes-stand-on-one-leg/

First Proof That Wild Animals Really Can Communicate With Us -[..]/honey-bees-africa-animals-science-birds

The Epic Journeys of Migratory Birds -[..]/bird-migration-albatross-climate-change

A new species of bird discovered in Brazil has a green head, yellow belly, and a high risk of going extinct soon -[..]-brazil-threatened-yellow-belly-3345634/

This is how land birds can fly across the open ocean -[..]and-birds-can-fly-across-the-open-ocean/

Scientists may have cracked an essential secret of shorebirds’ marathon migrations. -[..]m/features/flying-by-the-fat-of-the-sea/

Migratory birds have lighter feathers to deal with the heat -[..]ratory-birds-lightered-colored-06122021/

A look inside the monumental effort to save the Andean condor -[..]umental-effort-to-save-the-andean-condor

These wings are made for walking: a look at the flightless birds roaming our planet -[..]gs-for-walking-flightless-birds-feature/

Meet the Potoo bird: the living meme -[..]nce/meet-the-potoo-bird-the-living-meme/

There are more than 300 species of pigeons in the world—many of which are drop-dead gorgeous. “They’re the world’s most overlooked birds.” -[..]icle/pigeons-diversity-doves-photographs

How many birds are there in the world? -[..]y/how-many-birds-are-there-in-the-world/

What Do Crows Eat? An In-Depth Look at the Diet of These Intelligent Birds -

The Greater Honeyguide: A Fascinating Tale of Coevolution Between Birds and Humans -[..]ature-post/greater-honeyguide-evolution/

Monogamous birds may divorce when their partners cheat or are migrating -[..]ws-science/monogamous-birds-may-divorce/

Rufous Hummingbird — the feisty and mighty migrating nomads -[..]-the-feisty-and-mighty-migrating-nomads/

These people figured out how to talk to birds. The birds now adapt to different dialects -[..]e-birds-now-adapt-to-different-dialects/

Rare bird with half male and half female plumage photographed in Colombia -[..]half-female-plumage/?utm_source=nicenews

How do birds mate? The basics of avian sex -[..]/animals/birds/how-birds-mate-avian-sex/

The Sword-billed hummingbird: The only bird with a beak longer than its body -[..]mals/birds/the-sword-billed-hummingbird/

Can peacocks fly? A look at nature’s trade-offs -[..]sciences/animals/birds/can-peacocks-fly/

What It Took to Find and Photograph the Helmeted Hornbill -[..]news-finding-helmeted-hornbills-thailand

How AI is helping scientists protect birds -[..]rds-apps-ai-citizen-science-conservation

The harrowing 5,000-mile flight of North America's wild whooping cranes -[..]oping-cranes-migration-flight-endangered

Interactions between birds may look chaotic, but there’s a method to the madness. Play to find out which ones dominate at your feeder and why.[..]/bird-feeder-interactions-dominance-quiz

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Sat Mar 30 12:34:56 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science/physics


Quasar ‘clocks’ show universe was five times slower soon after the Big Bang -[..]r-clocks-time-slows-down-early-universe/

Melting polar ice is changing Earth’s rotation and slowing down time. Here’s how this will affect the leap second -

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Sat Mar 30 11:45:38 GMT 2024 From /weblog/learning

Expert vs Novice

Novice - Needs to be told exactly what to do. Very little context to base decisions off of.
Advanced beginner - Has more context for decisions, but still needs rigid guidelines to follow.
Competent - Begins to question the reasoning behind the tasks, and can see longer term consequences.
Proficient - Still relies on rules, but able to seperate what is most important.
Expert - Works mainly on intuition, except in circumstances where problems occur[..]summary-of-protocol-analysis-verbal.html

When we process data too broadly, we process nothing deeply. When we process too much data, we actually lose information -[..]hk/2016/01/doing-more-by-doing-less.html

The right teamwork can amplify our individual work. Several perceptive, creative people operating in parallel can see more of the world--and see the world in more ways--than any of the individuals in isolation. The right teams, whether in trading or in romantic relationships, make us better. -[..]teamwork-in-trading-processing-more.html

Forget 10,000 hours. The Helsinki Bus Station theory outlines a distinct strategy that separates success from failure -[..]tegy-that-separates-success-from-failure

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Wed Mar 27 13:23:49 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science/human


psychology-tells-you-about-yourself -[..]ology-tells-you-about-yourself/?view=all

Why do people stack stones in the wild? -[..]stones-and-where-to-see-them-in-the-wild

Doublespeak works, and it protects manipulative speakers from being perceived as liars -[..]uphemism-usage-insulation-lying-2625334/

調查:「藍色星期一」最有生產力 -

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【趣味科普】同理心等於同情心?可以後天鍛鍊嗎? -[..]om/realtime/supplement/20160712/55345201

Lie/Cheat -[..]o-know-someone-is-lying-to-you/?view=all

We need medical and psychological treatments for pain. But we also need to recognize that medical treatments have been overused. -[..]ment-psychology-cbt-mindfulness-evidence

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psychology life hack -[..]psychological-life-hacks-you-should.html

How to spot a liar: three cognitive techniques from science -[..]three-cognitive-techniques-from-science/

How to think about pleasure -[..]humanism-philosophys-defence-of-pleasure

Do women really like beards? Here’s what the science says -[..]ture-post/do-women-like-beards-18052021/

Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways -[..]ne/article/lying-hoax-false-fibs-science

It only works for those who have a somewhat conspiracy mindset. Those with entrenched views are less likely to get the vaccine no matter what. -[..]vaccine-as-long-as-their-friends-do-too/[..]erence-between-psychopath-and-sociopath/

Types of Depression -

The “superstar effect”: how the best chess players affect those around them — and why it matters -[..]/pieces/superstar-chess-effect-08102021/

Why You Need to Win -

Your altered identities may never let you know if you have dissociative identity disorder, and sometimes it's for the collective good. -[..]ing-into-dissociative-identity-disorder/

Based on their responses during these five experiments, the team explains that people tend to seek out information based predominantly on one of the three factors — expected utility, emotional impact, and relevance to their interests. They add that the three-factor model they establish could be used to more accurately predict a participant’s choices to seek or refuse information compared to a range of other models they tested. -[..]ion-seeking-motivation-traits-246272452/

1. Imposing cognitive load
2. Encouraging the interviewee to say more
3. Asking unanticipated questions[..]three-cognitive-techniques-from-science/

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What is Stockholm syndrome? -[..]ence/what-is-stockholm-syndrome-feature/

If all your boyfriends or girlfriends look like your parents, Freud's ghost could be slowly nodding with a knowing look somewhere. -

They're less aggressive but more likely to be master manipulators that could turn your life into a mess. -[..]eople-with-high-empathy-but-dark-traits/

The Kindness Test is the world's largest survey on what it means to be kind. It's shed light on the barriers that stop us being kind – but also that empathy truly is international. -[..]0323-what-stops-people-from-being-kinder

Does the ‘Superhero’ pose actually make people feel more confident? -[..]ctually-make-people-feel-more-confident/

A brain region that is associated with reward perception and impulsive behavior is 10% larger in psychopaths. -[..]explain-why-some-people-are-psychopaths/

Concerning ‘Mind After Midnight’ theory shows why you shouldn’t stay up at night -[..]shows-why-you-shouldnt-stay-up-at-night/

Unlike an infectious disease or cancer, avoidance and suppression of anxiety will almost certainly amplify it, while simultaneously exacting an opportunity cost by preventing us from finding productive ways to cope and to build skills of emotional resilience. This is the vicious cycle of anxiety, spiralling it out of control: feeling anxiety as dangerous, fearing it, and ultimately fleeing from it through suppression and avoidance. -[..]017-how-to-use-anxiety-to-your-advantage

To reduce this anxiety, she proposes a two-fold strategy for students to consider as they revise. First, they can raise their belief in their own abilities by reminding themselves of just how much they know. Second, they can diminish the significance of the test by reminding themselves that, while it is important, it is not a life or death situation. It really isn’t. Really… -[..]iety-does-not-cause-bad-results-in-exams

Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways -[..]ne/article/lying-hoax-false-fibs-science

How Being Bullied Affects Your Adulthood -[..]how-being-bullied-affects-your-adulthood

Empathy gap: study shows women are more attuned to others’ feelings -[..]men-are-more-attuned-to-others-feelings/

Can you really tell if someone is lying? Here's what the experts say. -[..]magazine/article/physical-signs-of-lying

Why are some people so competitive? The psychology of competitiveness -[..]h/mind-brain/why-people-are-competitive/

Opposite don’t actually attract: revelations from a century of data on human relationships -[..]posite-dont-attract-human-relationships/

There was, however, a striking association between belief-speaking and low trustworthiness of sources for Republicans: A 10% increase in belief-speaking was associated with a 12.8-point decrease in the quality of cited sources. -[..]times-be-considered-honest-new-research/

Empathy is a trait that can be learned and “transmitted” -[..]ait-that-can-be-learned-and-transmitted/

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Wed Mar 27 13:23:25 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science


OUR VIRAL WORLD -[..]02/see-how-viruses-look-up-close-feature

Are viruses alive?

Superspreaders: Humans pass twice as many viruses to animals as we catch from them -[..]humans-twice-as-many-viruses-to-animals/

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Wed Mar 27 06:19:27 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science


Not ‘if’, but ‘when’: city planners need to design for flooding. These examples show the way -[..]or-flooding-these-examples-show-the-way/

Rumble in the concrete jungle: what history teaches us about urban defense -

Garbology: How to spot patterns in people's waste -[..]gy-how-to-spot-patterns-in-peoples-waste

The decline of the city grid -[..]/2022/12/20/the-decline-of-the-city-grid

What does a structural engineer do, according to experts -[..]e-post/what-does-structural-engineer-do/

Plumbing discovery reveals the rise and fall of the Roman Empire -[..]s-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-roman-empire/

This Texas building has self-cooling walls -[..]mselves-cold-so-you-dont-need-as-much-ac

The Mayans mastered water management. What can we learn from them? -[..]-we-learn-an-important-lesson-from-them/

How Toronto transformed a highway underpass into a vibrant public space -[..]ay-underpass-into-a-vibrant-public-space

9 lesser known architectural wonders we lost to time -[..]n-architectural-wonders-we-lost-to-time/

Rechargeable concrete batteries could make buildings double as energy storage -[..]science/rechargeable-concrete-batteries/

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Wed Mar 27 06:13:22 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science


These archaeological findings unlocked the stories of our ancestors -[..]ked-the-stories-of-our-ancestors-feature

UNEARTHING 100 TREASURES OF THE PAST -[..]aeological-treasures-of-the-past-feature

What’s behind the mystery of Easter Island’s statues? -[..]ther/feature-post/easter-island-statues/

Stonehenge -[..]amid-a-prehistoric-building-boom-feature[..]ngth-and-smarts-built-stonehenge-feature[..]als-stonehenges-secrets-as-never-before?[..]ticle/stonehenge-behind-the-cover-august

The mystery ancient toys puzzling archaeologists -[..]est-toys-what-toys-were-used-in-the-past

The messages that survived civilisation's collapse -[..]818-how-to-write-a-message-to-the-future

The mystery of the human sacrifices buried in Europe's bogs -[..]-human-sacrifices-buried-in-europes-bogs

A Zimbabwean archaeologist reimagines the story of a momentous African civilisation -[..]ls/2021/12/18/great-zimbabwe-archaeology

Archaeology in Iraq shows how people lived 5,000 years ago -[..]q-shows-how-people-lived-5000-years-ago/

Prehistoric workshop loaded with hundreds of 1.2 million-year-old obsidian tools found in Africa -[..]year-old-obsidian-tools-found-in-africa/

25 Oldest Buildings in the World -

Digging the stars: Galactic archaeology is a key to the universe’s past -[..]ost/pieces/what-is-galactic-archaeology/

This ancient society helped build the modern world. -[..]mer-cradle-civilization-tigris-euphrates

These Roman swords were hidden in a Dead Sea cave—and they’re remarkably well preserved -[..]n-swords-spatha-cave-bar-kokhba-dead-sea

Bronze Age stilt village had “cozy” houses with insulation, honey venison, and even a recycling bin -[..]-honey-venison-and-even-a-recycling-bin/

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Sat Mar 23 07:18:59 GMT 2024 From /weblog/business


溝通的最高境界,如何像律師一樣爭論 -

Stick to one theme--one number--per slide. Your audience will thank you. -[..]ke-their-slides-instantly-memorable.html

The Tricks to Make Yourself Effortlessly Charming -[..]s-to-make-yourself-effortlessly-charming

Persuading the Unpersuadable -

Two-way writeups -[..]-writeups-coda-s-secret-to-shipping-fast

Why storytelling may be the secret to success at work -[..]ing-may-be-the-secret-to-success-at-work

3 ways to respond to difficult questions you don’t want to answer -[..]ficult-questions-you-dont-want-to-answer

What to say instead of ‘I’m sorry’ -[..]90972667/what-to-say-instead-of-im-sorry

How to deal with people who pretend to know more than they do -[..]th-people-pretend-know-more-than-they-do

Are you a ‘super communicator’? 3 habits of people who are great at communicating -[..]of-people-who-are-great-at-communicating

5 techniques to turn the way you talk into a superpower -[..]-turn-the-way-you-talk-into-a-superpower

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Sat Mar 23 06:32:23 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science


In the 19th century, a man living in present-day Liberia dreamed of the first script for his native Vai language. Today linguistic anthropologists are digging into the script’s evolution—and what the changes over the past two centuries reveal about human cognition and society. -[..]-reveals-about-the-evolution-of-writing/

What the Vai Script Reveals About the Evolution of Writing -[..]-reveals-about-the-evolution-of-writing/

Syntax: the language form -[..]om/syntax-the-language-form-612257c4aa5f

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Fri Mar 22 13:15:04 GMT 2024 From /photo/cosmos/apod


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Fri Mar 22 03:43:55 GMT 2024 From /weblog/science/animal


Scared of sharks? This photographer aims to turn shark fear into fascination -[..]aims-to-turn-shark-fear-into-fascination

Scientists have discovered the world’s largest omnivore – and it’s a shark -[..]rgest-omnivore-and-its-a-shark-28072022/

Whale Sharks: The Gentle Giants of the Ocean -[..]ther/feature-post/whale-sharks-29032022/

The Greenland shark: A mysterious and fascinating creature of the deep -[..]us-and-fascinating-creature-of-the-deep/

Exploring the Different Types of Sharks: From Great Whites to Lemon Sharks -

The Lemon shark: an elusive but familiar predator -[..]-shark-an-elusive-but-familiar-predator/

“Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive with the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator” digs into why we need sharks and what we can do to protect them. -[..]-is-here-to-convince-world-sharks-matter

Sizing up sharks, the lords of the sea -[..]es-family-tree-ocean-ecosystem-predator/

The new shark species emerging from the deep -[..]e-keep-discovering-new-species-of-sharks

Cape Cod may have the highest density of great white sharks in the world -[..]eat-white-sharks-cape-cod-safety-beaches

Orca vs. Great White Shark: Who Reigns Supreme? -[..]/?goal=0_3b5aad2288-59a39a12de-242734313

Goblin Shark: The Ocean’s Eeriest, Intriguing Predator (that’s not a goblin) -[..]-intriguing-predator-thats-not-a-goblin/

Scared of sharks? This photographer aims to turn shark fear into fascination -[..]aims-to-turn-shark-fear-into-fascination

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