Monthly Archives: June 2015

These flatworms plunge their penises into their own heads to inject themselves with sperm (when they must).

The flatworm Macrostomum hystrix isn't exciting to look at. Its diet of microalgae doesn't raise any eyebrows, and you probably wouldn't even notice one if you came across it in its native habitat. But in the bedroom, these flatworms take kink to a whole new level: when they can't find ...read more

Source: Discover Magazine

    

Bush tax forms show income of $29 million since 2007

By Ed O'Keefe, David A. Fahrenthold Jeb Bush has made more than $29 million since he left the Florida governor's office in 2007 — vastly increasing his personal wealth through a combination of speaking fees, lucrative seats on corporate boards, investments and a consulting contract with a global bank that paid $2 million per year.Read full ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Operando electrochemical NMR microscopy of polymer fuel cells

By Alice Cattaneo Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C5EE01668A, CommunicationAlice Cattaneo, Davide Carlo Villa, Simone Angioni, Chiara Ferrara, Roberto Melzi, eliana quartarone, Piercarlo MustarelliThe design of high-temperature polymer fuel cells (PEMFCs), e.g. those expected for automotive applications, requires a deep understanding of the electrochemical reactions occurring in the device during operation. Operando ...read more

Source: RSC

    

New study shows South Africans using milk-based paint 49,000 years ago

An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that inhabitants may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs. ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Other Sciences

    

Unable to ban Confederate flag this weekend, Daytona to instead offer American flag exchange

Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Computer Love

By editor By Steph Rodriguez
New York University sociologist and author, Eric Klinenberg, stood at a train station with two hands full of groceries when he received a phone call that stopped him from boarding altogether.
The call was from his editor and publisher of Penguin Press, Scott Moyers, who asked Klinenberg if he'd ...read more

Source: San Fransico Book Review

Category: Author Interviews, Issue, June 2015, Popular Fiction, Steph Rodriguez

    

Wonkblog: The greatest threat of planetary extinction that we’re all not talking about

By Ana Swanson June 30 is the 107th anniversary of the biggest asteroid strike on the Earth in recorded history.In 1908, an asteroid measuring perhaps 90-190 meters across struck Siberia, damaging over 2,000 square kilometers of Russian forest — an area that measures larger than New York's five boroughs. Scientists estimate that the ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Wonkblog: The greatest threat of planetary extinction that we’re all not talking about

By Ana Swanson June 30 is the 107th anniversary of the biggest asteroid strike on the Earth in recorded history.In 1908, an asteroid measuring perhaps 90-190 meters across struck Siberia, damaging over 2,000 square kilometers of Russian forest — an area that measures larger than New York's five boroughs. Scientists estimate that the ...read more

Source: The Washington Post