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Jamreilly

Jamreilly

Idiosyncratic stream of information from the web, gathered on the road towards collective amusement and understanding.
Do we really hate thinking so much we’d electrocute ourselves rather than do it? - http://mindhacks.com/2014...
The Calibration View of Moral Reflection http://schwitzsplinters.blogspot.co.uk/2014...
Gambling Monkeys Believe In 'Winning Streaks' http://www.futurity.org/monkeys... origins of the hot hand cognitive bias
Poet and novelist Dermot Healy dies aged 66 http://www.irishtimes.com/culture...
“Mind reading,” or working out what others are thinking and feeling, is markedly similar to print reading http://mindblog.dericbownds.net/2014...
The Full Revelation of the Self: Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Birth of Deep Autobiography http://philosophynow.org/issues...
Spike activity 27-06-2014 - http://mindhacks.com/2014...
A spook’s guide to the psychology of deception - http://mindhacks.com/2014...
Animal Madness - Zoochosis http://www.slate.com/blogs... A polar bear's natural range may be about a million times the size of a zoo enclosure.
The Last Alchemist - Alexander Shulgin (1925 - 2014) http://www.dailygrail.com/Essays... "turning lead into gold, weariness into ecstasy" HT @Sommer_HPS
This image appears to be a procession of elephants but is, in fact, a much-magnified small detail of one of the Mandelbrot set. via 50 Visions Of Mathematics - http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post...
This image appears to be a procession of elephants but is, in fact, a much-magnified small detail of one of the Mandelbrot set.
 
via 50 Visions Of Mathematics
Spenser’s Allegorical Trap http://chronicle.com/blogs... The Faerie Queene: the longest (good) poem in English
The Chinese Future of Instant Coffee http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-cu... Instant coffee is tapping into a new market: tea drinkers
For pairs of lips to kiss maybe Involves no trigonometry. ‘Tis not so when four circles kiss http://www.futilitycloset.com/2014... Descartes’ Theorem
the enlightenment and the death of god https://t.co/iBqKEBpnOs social order and human nature. HT @dermotcasey
gerda-kay: Florence Henri, Carrousel (Le cygne), 1928. - http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post...
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Florence Henri, Carrousel (Le cygne), 1928.
Spike activity 20-06-2014 - http://mindhacks.com/2014...
The violence of the early universe was so extreme that it would leave space-time itself ringing like a bell. - http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post...
% of population that struggle to afford food http://magazine.good.is/infogra... Uganda: 70%. Brazil 24%. U.S.A . 24%. China 8% https://twitter.com/jamreil...
Horace Silver (1928 - 2014) - Song for My Father https://t.co/QAIVnI8A35 R.I.P.
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth – more than ruin, more even than death. - B.R. http://hplusmagazine.com/2014... We Fear Thought
The Brevity of a Human Life http://reasonandmeaning.com/2014... years, months, weeks ~ via @hume1955 https://twitter.com/jamreil...
A carbs-rich diet has been blamed for the alarming explosion of obesity chronic disease. What does the science show? http://t.co/mWHYbYlILl
Two Tales of Marshmallows and their Implications for Free Will http://t.co/rdGzl6MwDf ~ via @ethicsinthenews
Diagrams - John Philipps Emslie http://t.co/dd3lzC4rKK The illustration of statistics http://t.co/JQD9jYGw65
A peek inside The Skeleton Cupboard - http://mindhacks.com/2014...
The Biology of Risk http://t.co/FtJc8sZdQk We do not process information as a computer does, dispassionately; we react to it physically.
RT @nybooks: In an era of distraction, what happens to the novel of elegant prose, conceptual delicacy, syntactical complexity? http://www.nybooks.com/blogs...
Few as dedicated to demystifying Modern Art Culture and dismantling International Art English as Bill Drummond http://thequietus.com/article...
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