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Life Advice from a Cat

If Dear Abby were a cat, what kind of advice would you get? Jeff Wysaski at Pleated Jeans gives us seven typical questions and the feline wisdom to deal with them. Link

Bill Nye Words of Wisdom

Old Billy (sic) Nye is filled with all sorts of wisdom. Remember that great video he was in about Creationism? Yeah, he is awesome like that. I will tell you growing up I loved his show and I still do love science – I was Biology major through a large part of college. I will [...]

5 Signs Humans Are Still Evolving

When we think of human evolution, our minds wander back to the thousands of years it took natural selection to produce the modern-day man. But are we still changing as a species, even today? New research suggests that, despite modern technology and industrialization, humans continue to evolve. “It is a common misunderstanding that evolution took [...]

Makeup Makes Women Look More Competent

It’s conventional wisdom that women wear make-up to appear more beautiful, but according to a new study, there’s another effect: they appear more competent. Here’s the intriguing study by Pyschology professor Nancy Etcoff and colleagues: The [...]

Bill Murray As A Religious Icon

If you love Bill Murray, then you’ll certainly appreciate this great print of him by artist N.C. Winters called “The Wisdom of the Llama.” In case you were wondering, yes, it is for sale. Link via Laughing Squid

Don Hertzfeldt’s Wisdom Teeth

(Video Link) We’ve previously featured cartoonist Don Hertzfeldt’s short films Genre and Ah! L’Amour. One of his latest tales, entitled Wisdom Teeth, is about a man who’s had his wisdom teeth removed. A friend asks to pull out one of his stitches. It starts getting surreal at 3:55. via Geekosystem | Hertzfeldt’s Website

Concerns expressed over "space spam"

Astronomers and astrophysicists have expressed doubts over the wisdom of choking the airwaves around Earth with radio signals. Top astronomers have wa…

Baby Otter at Play

(YouTube link) You can debate the wisdom of making an otter into a pet, but you have to agree that Sidney is adorable. -via Buzzfeed

This Much I Know by AC Grayling

Philosopher AC Grayling shares his nuggets of wisdom in The Guardian’s highly enjoyable This much I know series: Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends. I’m not sure it is possible to think too much. You don’t refresh your mind by [...]