April 3rd, 2008

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The Ancient Mechanics and How They Thought. Real-world problem solving is much older than the literature that explains it.
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Tooth Regeneration May Replace Drill-and-Fill. It may be ten years from reality, but the question is, how much will it hurt?
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The Geekiest LEGOs & Rubik Cubes. A gallery of toys for those with a lot of time and attention to detail.
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An animation from the BBC reveals the 4,500 years of history behind Stonehenge. However, it does not show the giants who built it.
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Scientists think they've found evidence of the oldest known creatures to engage in sexual reproduction. I'll skip the obvious punchlines and reveal they were spongelike invertebrates that lived 565 million year ago.
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Translating important information into English is not easy. Especially when no one involved is the least bit fluent in English.
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Geology has a lot of fun and colorful jargon. Some think the terms should be trimmed back, but one Scienceblogger wants to add more poetic terms.
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Social Vs. Financial Thinking. People often work harder to help a friend than for monetary rewards, but only as long as you don't confuse the two.
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You play a what? Musical instruments can be made out of pretty much anything.

April 2, 2008 - 10:47pm
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