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Diagnosing the Social Media Blues

Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics just identified a brand-new condition: Facebook Depression. It’s apparently most acute in kids and teenagers, who according to the experts are more susceptible than grownups to to obsessing over their rivals’ friend tallies or feeling like they don’t measure up when confronted with boastful status updates or photos [...]

Praise to a Common Duck: Airborne Super Creatures

“QUANTUM SHOT” #606Link – article by M. Christian and A. Abrams What’s that thing flying at the cruising altitude of a modern jet? In a deadly cold, without air? Common ducks routinely reach altitude of 5 to 6 kilometers (20,000 feet) We see them all the time, rowing across a clear, blue sky, applauding into the air when [...]