On Saturday, July 9th, a new nation will join the world: South Sudan. However, independence from the north will not end the conflict, and there is plenty of internal opposition as well.
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Monkey Business. (NYT link) Researchers taught capuchin monkeys to use money as an exchange medium, then gambling, theft, and prostitution soon followed.
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The Viva Vox Choir does an a cappella version of Rammstein's "Du Hast." For a comparison, here is the original.
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Joe had never used a computer in all of his 60 years. Watching him try to figure it out from scratch is an educational experience for a browser analyst. (via Metafilter)
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“Who to Believe” is an optical illusion installed outside the Paris City Hall. It look odd and useless until you stand in one exact spot, then it's "whoa!"
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After declining for twenty years, home births are becoming more common since 2004. Here are five possible reasons parents are choosing to stay at home to deliver.
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3 Noteworthy Typing Feats. Although why people would want to do such things is beyond my comprehension.