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Hello Darkness My Old Friend: How Echolocation Lets Bats Rule the Night

When I asked my boyfriend, a 15-year-old stuck in 28-year-old’s body, who would win in a battle between Batman and Superman in anticipation of the now-in-theaters… 1,344 more words

Neuroscience

Why in some cases it's better to be ancient?

Source: BBC

By Melissa Hogenboom

5 May 2016

There are many factors to consider when looking at the success of a species. Habitat, hunting prowess and how quickly it can reproduce, to name but a few. 287 more words

The Muslim Times

Robots and A.I.

Strange things are afoot in the world today. For me at least. It is one those days where I find it impossible to focus. I have no idea why, but there it is. 613 more words

Philosophy

These are the simple steps that made us human

Source: BBC

By Pierangelo Pirak

3 May 2016

Over the course of several million years, apes gradually transformed into humans. This video shows you the key changes along the way.

Video here

The Muslim Times

The Evolution of Civilization

Money is a tool,
no different then a hammer.
It can be used to build a house,
or tear one down.
It can also be used to build a wall, 121 more words

Philosophy

Review of Part 1 of Scientists Confront Creationism

Full disclosure here: I skipped over a lot of the second half of Part 1, as it really has nothing to do with me. Part 1 in this book seems mostly intent on describing the motives and purposes behind the Creationism/Intelligent design movement. 550 more words

CCL

A tale of loyalty and betrayal, starring figs and wasps

Source: BBC

By Deepa Padmanaban

1 May 2016

The succulent sweet fig is a nesting ground for thousands of tiny fig wasps.

The fig tree and fig wasp share a long and unique mutualistic association, one that benefits both equally. 313 more words

The Muslim Times