Posts Tagged: boingboing

Sending Vibes Through Squids

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BoingBoing documents the research of Backyard Brains, which, as of late, has consisted of monitoring how playing Cyprus Hill affects a squid’s chromatophores. The results look not unlike an iTunes Visualizer: “Greg Gage of the DIY neuroscience company Backyard Brains stimulated the axons of a squid with the electrical signals coming out of a headphone jack plugged into […]

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Alternative Medicine

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Xeni Jardin cautions against the use of alternative medicines at BoingBoing. “Green smoothies are great, but they alone cannot cure cancer. Oncology isn’t guaranteed to cure us, but quackery is guaranteed to kill us. What doctors like my rad-onc practice is constantly under scrutiny, and has endured the test of peer-reviewed science and empirical logic. […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Morning, everyone. Let’s get our geek on. Get out your checkbook, members of the nerdcore. You can buy Gene Roddenberry’s Mac 128 computer, given to him by Apple. Erik Loomis wonders why Henry Ford is so revered when he was such a piece of crap as a human being. Kevin Cyr is making what every […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Welcome to Saturday everyone. Warning: following this link might make you question humanity for the rest of the day. Hint–it involves Twilight and a dildo. Via Slog the Stranger. More Edward Cullen madness at Geekologie. For crying out loud, some movies don’t need to be remade. Same goes for you, Brian Singer. Didn’t Hollywood learn […]

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Bobby McFerrin Hacks Your Brain

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World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo. The “Don’t Worry Be Happy” guy plays an audience like a musical instrument at the World Science Festival 2009. Via boingboing.

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