Meet the forgotten 90 percent of your brain: glial cells, which outnumber your neurons ten to one. And no one really knows what they do.
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Just as we thought: those environmental experiments people put themselves through are gimmicks to sell books. And why not? These stunts work better now than they did for Thoreau! (via The Popcorn Trick)
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100 Years of Special Effects. It's a trip down memory lane as we see how far the movie effects craft has advanced.
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British police politely asked Climate Camp to advise them of their schedule and locations so they can be there to protect and serve. Climate Camp replied with an equally polite video explaining that the answer is no. (via Boing Boing)
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The 6 Most Horrific Bosses of All Time. Read this and be thankful for OSHA, unions, and minimum wage laws.
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The Unfortunate Sex Life of the Banana. Bananas as we know them are all hybrid clones not found in nature, which leaves them in danger of sudden extinction.
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5 Drinking Stories That Put Yours To Shame. Still, please don't feel that you have to compete with all of history in your drinking adventures.