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Jamreilly

Jamreilly

Idiosyncratic stream of information from the web, gathered on the road towards collective amusement and understanding.
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...
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden http://www.newrepublic.com/article... from mental illness as a moral failure to mental illness as a medical condition
Feeling Mighty Unreal: Derealization in Kleine-Levin Syndrome http://neurocritic.blogspot.co.uk/2014... often (but not always) associated w/ depersonalization
Nostalgia: Why it is good for you - http://mindhacks.com/2014...
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