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Why Walking through a Doorway Makes You Forget: Scientific American

Why Walking through a Doorway Makes You Forget: Scientific American | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it

Scientists measure the "doorway effect," and it supports a novel model of human memory

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Women and Children First? Down with the Ship?

Women and Children First? Down with the Ship? | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of debate going on this week about the behavior of the men–both the crew and the passengers–of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship.
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Very cool bespoke magazine | Creative Future

Very cool bespoke magazine | Creative Future | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
The new magazine from a promising Danish art student...
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Iran’s Flying Saucer Downed U.S. Drone, Engineer Claims

Iran’s Flying Saucer Downed U.S. Drone, Engineer Claims | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Late last month, Iran put on display what it insisted was a captured American stealth drone. At the time, Tehran claimed it brought down the...
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Willpower Part I: The Force of Greatness

Willpower Part I: The Force of Greatness | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
What are your regrets from last year? Failing to stick with an exercise program? Losing a girlfriend because you strayed? Failing a class? Hurting a loved one with your temper? What resolutions have you made for the new year?
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11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks - Crazy as a Bag of Hammers - Humour, Jokes and fun stuff.

11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks - Crazy as a Bag of Hammers - Humour, Jokes and fun stuff. | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it

Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don’t need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We’ve got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you’re a science geek.

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Manly Rules for Naming Man’s Best Friend

Manly Rules for Naming Man’s Best Friend | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jon Finkel. Presidents are notorious for giving their dogs politically correct names (See: Bill Clinton re: Buddy or Gerald Ford re: Liberty).
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#NerdGasm - Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee » Yanko Design

#NerdGasm - Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee » Yanko Design | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
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'Comic Sans Project' Seeks to Save the Web's Most Hated Font

'Comic Sans Project' Seeks to Save the Web's Most Hated Font | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Everybody hates the font Comic Sans, right? Well, not if you know how to use it. Two French designers have re-imagined the world's most iconic logos, Comic Sans-style.
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The 5 Best Toys of All Time

The 5 Best Toys of All Time | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Here at GeekDad we review a lot of products — books, toys, gadgets, software — and I know it's impossible for most parents to actually a...
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Satellite images of city lights used to track measles - health - 08 December 2011 - New Scientist

Measles strikes where people crowd together – using satellites to track them by the glow of their lights could indicate where to aim vaccination...
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Top 10 reasons why Darth Vader was an amazing project manager - GeekWire

Top 10 reasons why Darth Vader was an amazing project manager - GeekWire | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
The Sith Lord Darth Vader, of Star Wars fame, often gets a bad rap, particularly in what we all think of as his 'dark years'.
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The Philosophy of Time

What are the A and B theories of time? Time philosophy expert Jonathan Tallant, from the University of Nottingham, tries to explain.
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I Like You – Here’s Some Money « I2I – Incentive Intelligence

I Like You – Here’s Some Money « I2I – Incentive Intelligence | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it

Peer to Peer programs (P2P) are pretty much a standard offering in employee reward and recognition programs today. If you’re not looking at P2P as a feature in your program – got back and start over. P2P is a common and well-liked option within a company’s recognition strategy.

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Honeybee problem nearing a ‘critical point’

Honeybee problem nearing a ‘critical point’ | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Photo: Pesticide Action Network North AmericaAnyone who's been stung by a bee knows they can inflict an outsized pain for such tiny insects. It makes a strange kind of sense, then, that their demis...
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Enter the Google Maps Labyrinth [VIDEO]

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Google Maps gets the analog treatment in the company's latest ad.
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The best American wall map: David Imus’ “The Essential Geography of the United States of America”

The best American wall map: David Imus’ “The Essential Geography of the United States of America” | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society.
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Variable dark energy could explain old galaxy clusters - space - 23 December 2011 - New Scientist

Variable dark energy could explain old galaxy clusters - space - 23 December 2011 - New Scientist | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Dark energy that varies over time could account for puzzlingly heavy galaxy clusters in the early universe...
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Nerds and Male Privilege

Nerds and Male Privilege | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
I want to tell you a story. A few years ago, I was dating a girl who was decidedly not nerd curious.
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Giant cannibal shrimp | CNN.com Blogs

Giant cannibal shrimp |  CNN.com Blogs | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Gulf of Mexico, a new menace, this one striped like a big cat, is preying on aquatic life: The black tiger shrimp.
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As Banks Start Nosing Around Facebook and Twitter, the Wrong Friends Might Just Sink Your Credit

As Banks Start Nosing Around Facebook and Twitter, the Wrong Friends Might Just Sink Your Credit | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
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Gever Tulley 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do | Video on TED.com

TED Talks At TED U, Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, spells out 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do -- and why a little danger is good for both kids and grownups.
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Infrared Photography of Congo by Richard Mosse

Infrared Photography of Congo by Richard Mosse | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
Deadstock film recaptures a decades-old conflict in a new exhibition...
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Richard Branson: Screw Business As Usual, And Make Your (Huge Piles Of) Money By Doing Good | Fast Company

Richard Branson: Screw Business As Usual, And Make Your (Huge Piles Of) Money By Doing Good | Fast Company | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
"There's certainly not an incapability between doing well and doing good," eccentric billionaire Sir Richard Branson tells Fast Company.
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SETI Resumes Search for Alien Life

SETI Resumes Search for Alien Life | Daily Bytes From Out And About | Scoop.it
The SETI institute has announced it has now secured the funding to resume search for extraterrestrial life.
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