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🍁 There is light at the end of the foggy road.

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The power of pulses

We see them at the grocery store, the farmer’s market and as side orders served with our favourite dish. In many countries, they are part of the cultural heritage and are consumed on a regular or even daily basis. In … Continue reading

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Ornate Picture Frames Sprout Twisted Roots in Organic Sculptures by Darryl Cox | Colossal

FEBRUARY 2, 2023. KATE MOTHES “Winter.” All images © Darryl Cox, In Darryl Cox’s organic sculptures, gnarled tree roots or branches merge with the ornate grooves, patterns, and gilding of picture frames. The Bend, Oregon-based sculptor (previously) continues to explore the … Continue reading

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The Agate Mystery: Why We Can’t Synthesize This Common Gem

If you know where to look, agates aren’t particularly hard to find, and people have been examining them for thousands of years — but yet, they’re one of the only major gemstones scientists can’t synthesize in the lab. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Cheetahs don’t roar…

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Something Is Causing Mysterious Vibrations On Earth Every 26 Seconds

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about an unsolved mystery of a strange pulsation known as a microseism that comes from a certain part of our planet for unknown reasons. Original … Continue reading

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Four scepticisms: what we can know about what we can’t know | Aeon Essays

Bowl (c1898-1910) by George E Ohr. Courtesy the Met Museum, New York The ancient Sceptics used doubt as a way of investigating the world. Later thinkers undermined even that possibility Ask any philosopher what scepticism is, and you will receive … Continue reading

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When a Turtle Dies, Something Comes Out of It

 

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Re-imagining Animal Consciousness | Stephanie Theodorou | TEDxCapeMay

After receiving her PhD from Temple University in philosophy of religion, Stephanie Theodorou focused her attention to the study of consciousness and the role of symbolism in cognition. Her interest in animal consciousness evolved from her research in phenomenological accounts … Continue reading

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The hidden world of animal consciousness – with David Peña-Guzmán

Do animals dream? Join David Peña-Guzmán as he explores behavioural and neuroscientific research on animal sleep with philosophical theories of dreaming. Watch the Q&A here: https://youtu.be/LpI7zNHUFRQ David’s latest book ‘When animals dream: the hidden world of animal consciousness’ is available … Continue reading

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