Awareness, cognition, and consciousness: maybe we are one the brink of defining what those things are. At least we are starting to experiment with them. (via Metafilter)
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When is it OK to take an open flame on an airplane? When it's the Olympic flame, ignited in Greece and on it's way to Vancouver for the winter games. The Big Picture has 33 photographs of the torch's journey. (via J-Walk Blog)
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Photographer Kerry Skarbakka explores the falling human body in a set called The Struggle to Right Oneself. You'll look at these and ask, "How did he do that? And how bad was he hurt?"
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6 Romantic Gestures That Backfired Horrifically. Bad things can happen when you mix love with stupidity.
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Cannibalism in Germany? Evidence points to the practice occurring around 7,000 years ago in one particular town, but researchers don't know if it was ritual sacrifice, hunger, or maybe something else entirely.
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Pigeon Impossible. This bird sure had a lot of fun making a mess of everything!
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The "Oops" Heard "˜Round the World (Or Not). America's first nuclear casualty came about from a case of butterfingers.