Mind in the Water: The dolphin as our beast of burden. The story of the intelligent cetacean and the man who introduced them to both the hippie culture and the military. (via Metafilter)
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Jeff Wysaski made pie charts to explain how much time wild animals devote to their daily activities. More charts tell how they spend their money. (via Neatorama)
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Meowmania is a simple webpage that meows. Keep clicking and see what happens to the pets in your home. (via b3ta)
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5 Cheap Magic Tricks Behind Every Psychic. This is not a magic manual, but an explanation of how charlatans convince people they are real.
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Henry the snake is the latest addition to Carl Zimmer's Science Tattoo Emporium. If you haven't been there for a while, the collection has grown immensely.
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What kind of world is it where jelly beans hide in phones and pull each other's underpants off? The world of Japanese advertising, of course.
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Secret Cities of the Soviet Union. Over a million people in 57 secret settlements came out in the open at the end of the Cold War, but there may still be others!