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These are my hand-picked favourite articles from around the web, freshly chosen every day. All of them are jolly good reads.

These articles are the most interesting, curious and informative things I've found each day.

My favourite reads are mainly about Science, Technology, Art and Philosophy.

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What the nose knows - mosaicscience.com

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

Standfirst: Losing your sense of smell takes away more than scents and flavours – it can fundamentally change the way you relate to other people, writes Emma Young.
Free tagging: smellsenseanosmiatastenoselossbreweryolfactoryMajor Histocompatibility ComplexStressemotionmemoryHero ima...

What the nose knows - mosaicscience.com

What the nose knows - mosaicscience.com

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

Standfirst: Losing your sense of smell takes away more than scents and flavours – it can fundamentally change the way you relate to other people, writes Emma Young.
Free tagging: smellsenseanosmiatastenoselossbreweryolfactoryMajor Histocompatibility ComplexStressemotionmemoryHero ima...

What the nose knows - mosaicscience.com

Tracking Earth’s changing magnetic field using South African hut fires - feeds.arstechnica.com

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

One “fun fact” that emerges from geology is that the magnetic North Pole hasn’t always been near the geographic North Pole—it also keeps a home near the geographic South Pole, which it occupies when the orientation of Earth's magnetic field flips. Although magnetic flips&nb...

Tracking Earth’s changing magnetic field using South African hut fires - feeds.arstechnica.com

Tracking Earth’s changing magnetic field using South African hut fires - feeds.arstechnica.com

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

One “fun fact” that emerges from geology is that the magnetic North Pole hasn’t always been near the geographic North Pole—it also keeps a home near the geographic South Pole, which it occupies when the orientation of Earth's magnetic field flips. Although magnetic flips&nb...

Tracking Earth’s changing magnetic field using South African hut fires - feeds.arstechnica.com

Why Would People Stand in Line for Hours to Smell a Stinky Flower? - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

When a corpse flower named Trudy bloomed last weekend, more than a thousand people lined up for a whiff of its “magnificent stink.” The giant blossom smells like a heady mix of rotting fish, sewage, and dead bodies. It’s meant to draw flies, but just as surely, it draws touris...

Why Would People Stand in Line for Hours to Smell a Stinky Flower? - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Why Would People Stand in Line for Hours to Smell a Stinky Flower? - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

When a corpse flower named Trudy bloomed last weekend, more than a thousand people lined up for a whiff of its “magnificent stink.” The giant blossom smells like a heady mix of rotting fish, sewage, and dead bodies. It’s meant to draw flies, but just as surely, it draws touris...

Why Would People Stand in Line for Hours to Smell a Stinky Flower? - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

All languages have evolved to have this in common - news.sciencemag.org

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

Study finds efficient transfer of information in 37 widely varying tongues...

All languages have evolved to have this in common - news.sciencemag.org

All languages have evolved to have this in common - news.sciencemag.org

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

Study finds efficient transfer of information in 37 widely varying tongues
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All languages have evolved to have this in common - news.sciencemag.org

How bees naturally vaccinate their babies - phys.org

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

When it comes to vaccinating their babies, bees don't have a choice—they naturally immunize their offspring against specific diseases found in their environments. And now for the first time, scientists have discovered how they do it....

How bees naturally vaccinate their babies - phys.org

How bees naturally vaccinate their babies - phys.org

Shared 3 years 28 weeks ago

When it comes to vaccinating their babies, bees don't have a choice—they naturally immunize their offspring against specific diseases found in their environments. And now for the first time, scientists have discovered how they do it.
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How bees naturally vaccinate their babies - phys.org
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