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How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.…Read More
The last time my cousin Houman traveled to Lake Urmia was 10 years ago. He and four of his friends piled into his car and drove for roughly 12 hours, snaking west from the capital of Tehran.…Read More
Over the past few decades, autism and Asperger syndrome have become prominent in the public consciousness, and that prominence has been reflected in popular art and entertainment. Autism,…Read More
Color is such a powerful and evocative sensation—one of the first that we learn to describe as children—that we don’t often think about what it really is. In a sense, color is information:…Read More
This essay is a brilliant, many-faceted gem. The scientific (and mathematical) enterprise of the past century has delineated the abyss which the empirical cannot cross. Choose your faith with care, lest ye be lost in the nothingness.....
Terrific article. I really enjoyed reading that, and now I want to experience it.
"Does this mean Sykes has proved that Bigfoot does not exist? No. It simply means he could not reject the null hypothesis.