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I found a cool study that calculated, for what is apparently the first time ever, the trophic level of humans. Then I ranted a bit.
A new study from Nature Neuroscience suggests it is possible. But critics say we still don’t have enough information on the molecular mechanics of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance to say for sure.
I find gross things and dead things endlessly fascinating. As a result, I might become known as the “exploding dead things” girl. But who am I kidding? I won’t mind in the slightest. See my latest about exploding corpses—although this time, it’s about WHALES.
One time, I had a fire ant in my pants. It bit me three or four times, all of which were shockingly painful. I did not kill him.
This article is not about that fire ant.
2013 has had a lot of good volcano news stories.
This is the latest, video included:
Image via John LeGear on Flickr.
Didn’t read the important IPCC report on climate change a few months ago? Still don’t want to read it because it’s very long and you don’t like reading?
Well, this video has summed up a lot of the conclusions from the report, all in a beautiful yet grim visualization.
In today’s episode of “Why the Hell Is Lex So Fascinated by Death?,” Motherboard & I bring you this:
(Also, from last Friday, which I was apparently too lazy to post: The In-Vitro Cookbook Will Help Us Prepare the Future Meat We Don’t Have Yet)
My favorite topic. And a reason to post a picture of my favorite dude.
Today, the Smithsonian Institution unveiled their new 3D viewer. It allows you to see a small selection of their 137 million piece collection up close. Projects like these can revolutionize the future of museums, but also: it’s really fun to turn Lincoln’s head different colors.