SSA Week Day 6/7: My Picks
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First, because I didn't do one of these posts yesterday (I know, I know, bad blogger - what can I say, I was out late last night), here's the cream of the crop from Thursday:
And as for Friday, there were four participating bloggers! My picks:
Blue Collar Atheist writes about the ever-increasing mental list of our beloved dead, and how the deaths of loved ones makes us more conscious and appreciative of the joys of being alive.
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Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.
Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.
A completely unexpected discovery beneath the ice.
- Scientists find remains of a tardigrade and crustaceans in a deep, frozen Antarctic lake.
- The creatures' origin is unknown, and further study is ongoing.
- Biology speaks up about Antarctica's history.
Eight-dimensional octonions may hold the clues to solve fundamental mysteries.
- Physicists discover complex numbers called octonions that work in 8 dimensions.
- The numbers have been found linked to fundamental forces of reality.
- Understanding octonions can lead to a new model of physics.
It's one factor that can help explain the religiosity gap.
- Sociologists have long observed a gap between the religiosity of men and women.
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