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Poetry, Science, Art

In the winter of this year, I was honored to serve as the guest editor for the Science issue of Little Patuxent Review.  Until I became a poet and writer, I hadn’t thought much about how similar the process of writing is to conducting scientific research. 546 more words


Recognizing "cuteness" begins practically in the womb

Research out of the UK has found that those adorable little things known as toddlers have the ability to recognize “cuteness” in dogs and cats. 166 more words

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Part 130: Unrequited Love

I fucking hate cats, usually. Like men, they’re either ugly, good-looking but dumb to the point of irrelevance, or else transparently cunning. And, also like men, they do that thing where they treat you with indifference, until you withdraw your affections, and then they’re all over you like salt on chips. 753 more words


The largest fly ever was just discovered and it's absolutely terrifying

Researchers in China have found what is clearly the most frightening looking insect … ever.

What’s being called the Giant Dobsonfly has an 8.3-inch wingspan and snake-like fangs. 185 more words

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Jennifer Peace Rhind - Listening To Scent: An Olfactory Journey With Aromatic Plants and Their Extracts

Olfactory deconstruction so fine that I could smell the odours in my mind. Very scented heaven!

I read Jennifer Peace Rhind’s book on olfaction and natural perfumery, and became almost dizzy with delight. 591 more words

Book Review

The Scent of Spirit

By Rabbi Yonason Goldson
Published in Inyan Magazine

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” wrote William Shakespeare, arrange ten simple words into possibly the most famous aphorism in the English language. 436 more words

Jewish Philosophy

News flash: Women don't like other women, specifically when they post "hot" selfies on Instagram

Researches have found that women that post photos online of themselves in revealing outfits are seen as “less attractive” by other females.

“This is a clear indictment of sexy social media photos,” study leader Elizabeth Daniels told  168 more words

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