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In which Pooh goes to Medsville

what about Eeyore on an SSRI?

nevver:

In which Pooh goes to Medsville

what about Eeyore on an SSRI?

Emptyage: Generation X Doesn't Want to Hear It

Earlier generations have weathered recessions, of course; this stall we’re in has the look of something nastier. Social Security and Medicare are going to be diminished, at best. Hours worked are up even as hiring staggers along: Blood from a stone looks to be the normal order of things “going…

(Source: New York Magazine)

why are Luxembourgians so productive?

why are Luxembourgians so productive?

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Using a smartphone with an EEG

3d brain activity scan

now that’s a smart idea.  Though wearing the Emotiv headset on the train may raise some eyebrows (though not so many in the bay area, maybe)

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Mapnificent: How Far Can You Travel via Public Transport in a Given Time?

Mapnificent [mapnificent.net] by Stefan Wehrmeyer reveals the specific geographical area one is able to reach by using  public transport from any point in a city, and within a given time. The  service is currently available for most major cities in the U.S., and  for quite a few other cities worldwide. One simply chooses a specific  location, or places a draggable pin on the online map, selects a  specific time span, and the reachable zone is highlighted on the map.

sunfoundation:

Mapnificent: How Far Can You Travel via Public Transport in a Given Time?

Mapnificent [mapnificent.net] by Stefan Wehrmeyer reveals the specific geographical area one is able to reach by using public transport from any point in a city, and within a given time. The service is currently available for most major cities in the U.S., and for quite a few other cities worldwide. One simply chooses a specific location, or places a draggable pin on the online map, selects a specific time span, and the reachable zone is highlighted on the map.

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Visualizing Works: Hyemi Song’s Innovative Portfolio

Reflecting on a portfolio of 63 student and professional projects,  Hyemi recently decided to find a suitably creative solution to bring  them together and showcase them to the world. The result is an engaging, interactive arrangement [hyemisong.com] presenting details of the most significant works within this catalogue.

sunfoundation:

Visualizing Works: Hyemi Song’s Innovative Portfolio

Reflecting on a portfolio of 63 student and professional projects, Hyemi recently decided to find a suitably creative solution to bring them together and showcase them to the world. The result is an engaging, interactive arrangement [hyemisong.com] presenting details of the most significant works within this catalogue.

kenyatta:

Research finds that Douglas fir trees are networked, communicate and share resources 

Graduate student Kevin Beiler has found that all trees in dry interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) forests are interconnected, with the largest, oldest trees serving as hubs, much like the hub of a spoked wheel, where younger trees establish within the mycorrhizal network of the old trees.
Through careful experimentation, recent graduate Francois Teste determined that survival of these establishing trees was greatly enhanced when they were linked into the network of the old trees. Through the use of stable isotope tracers, he and Amanda Schoonmaker, a recent undergraduate student in Forestry, found that increased survival was associated with below ground transfer of carbon, nitrogen and water from the old trees. 

via Abject

kenyatta:

Research finds that Douglas fir trees are networked, communicate and share resources 

Graduate student Kevin Beiler has found that all trees in dry interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) forests are interconnected, with the largest, oldest trees serving as hubs, much like the hub of a spoked wheel, where younger trees establish within the mycorrhizal network of the old trees.

Through careful experimentation, recent graduate Francois Teste determined that survival of these establishing trees was greatly enhanced when they were linked into the network of the old trees. Through the use of stable isotope tracers, he and Amanda Schoonmaker, a recent undergraduate student in Forestry, found that increased survival was associated with below ground transfer of carbon, nitrogen and water from the old trees. 

via Abject

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