Anna Kulczycka

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Bird Fact Friday — Not so bird brained after all…

From page 161 of <i>Bird Brain</i>:Bird Brain by Nathan Emery makes the case that birds are not as devoid of intelligence as has previously been thought. In …

6 Ways Human Sexuality Differs from Animal Sexual Behavior

Humans have more in common with other types of mammals than you might think. We have most of the same genes, we all feel certain emotions, and we all have a language of sorts. But when it comes to sexual behavior, there's a lot of variation between species.<p>Here are same ways our sexual behavior …

A Few Reasons Science Is Afraid of Animal Consciousness

Slowly, slowly, animal cognition — or, gasp, consciousness! — is becoming a valid, fruitful scientific pursuit: over the past year, scientists have …

'Mouse Kabobs' and Saliva: Why Animals Give Strange Gifts

Let's just say it often involves sex.<p>During this festive season, Weird Animal Question of the Week couldn’t help wondering: Are there any other animals that give gifts? And are their gifts any good?<p>Great Things in Small Packages<p>Dead bugs and body parts may not seem appealing to us, but they're …

Study: Chickens might be as smart as dolphins

As we get ready to launch ourselves into the Year of the Rooster, here’s news that could give you new respect for the humble chicken.<p>Researchers have …

How Psychoanalysis And Behaviorism Helped Create Advertising

The early twentieth century witnessed the birth of two revolutionary schools of human psychology- psychoanalysis and behaviorism- and both of these helped give birth to the advertising industry.<p>The two approaches were radically different in most ways, but shared the exciting insight that much of …

How Smart Are Horses?

Dogs are celebrated everywhere these days for the clever things they and their brains can do, and the science of dog cognition continues to soar in popularity.<p>As a cat person, I can't help but add that cats, too, show off their savviness for science.<p>Now, some cognitive scientists are asking about …

Why Do Pet Cats Attack Their Owners?

Why Do Pet Cats Attack Their Owners?<p>Updated on August 14, 2017<p>The danger of pet cats?<p>Cats are one of the most popular pets in the world and are …

Picture of the Day: Why Make a Snowman When You Can Build a BB-8!

Photograph by tfrancis333 on reddit Here’s a new take on the traditional snowman—the BB-8 droid from Star Wars! Reddit user tfrancis333 built this …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Thunderstorms from Space

Nature can be an incredible thing to witness, especially when you have the opportunity to gaze upon it from an unusual vantage point. For this …

Photo of the Day: The other side of the door by Joao…

<b></b><b>Photo of the Day:</b> The other side of the door by Joao Gonçalves

“On Ripeness and Rot”

Kimberly Witham’s art history-inspired still lifes are locally sourced, filled with fruits and vegetables from her garden and road kill from near her …

Photos of icebergs reveal their majestic beauty

While icebergs may be best known for sinking ships, there is much about them that is undeniably beautiful. Borne from glaciers and ice shelves, …

Alien Glow? Brilliant Light Pillars Appear Over Canada

Despite appearances, aliens have not descended upon a snowy scape in Ontario, Canada. Rather, an Earthly phenomenon is the cause of a ring of …

Tools to Create Infographics | e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags

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100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

Henn-Na Hotel

The world’s first hotel to be run by robots.<p>On the Kyushu Island of southwestern Japan you’ll find a hotel run almost entirely by robots. At the …

Photos from Greece's Coldest Night in 40 Years

Last weekend, the apparent temperature in Thessaloniki fell to 5 degrees.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Greece.</i><p><i>Text by Kostas Koukoumakas</i><p>Thessaloniki on a Sunday night is usually pretty dead, but it was even more deserted than usual last week. Driving around the city, we didn't spot many …

Angela Merkel suggests there's 'no guarantee' EU-US relations will stay strong under Donald Trump

On Thursday evening, Merkel received an honorary doctorate from the prestigious Belgian universities of Ghent and Leuven. Speaking to students in Brussels she warned about the growing challenges the EU is facing.<p>"Europe is facing the biggest challenges for decades," Merkel said mentioning issues …

Greece Tipped Over ...

Greece Tipped Over ...<p>I spoke about "The Greek Tipping Point" in November 2015. At that point Greece was on the brink. As of today, Greece is over the brink. I am not sure the exact moment Greece tipped over; I think it was shortly after the end of summer vacation when taxes were raised to 60.5% …

'Lunacy': US ambassador warns of Trump backing EU breakup

The US diplomatic envoy to the EU has described the president-elect's apparent plans as "sheer folly." He called on Germany's chancellor and other …

Smart Cities of West Africa, Forecast to 2030 - Research and Markets - The News Rabbit - Latest Industry Updates, Environment, Current Affairs

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–<b>Research and Markets</b> has announced the addition of the “Smart Cities of West Africa, Forecast to 2030” report to their …

The 20 Most Popular Cities Among International Students

New data shows the most popular cities among international students as the globalization of education shows no signs of slowing down.<p>London is the first choice for most, with its unparalleled combination of world-leading universities and cultural attractions.<p>And the impact of Brexit has yet to be …

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Singapore: A Role Model for Sustainable Development

The ‘Sustainable City’ concept has been pushed high up the governmental and business agenda in recent years due to rapid urbanization in Asia …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Say What You Will, But Leica Just Ate My Nikon’s Lunch

This isn’t a Leica vs. Nikon article or an article professing that one camera is superior to all other cameras. This is simply me...

Theresa May to tell GP surgeries to give patients appointments when they want them or face funding cuts

GP surgeries will be forced to give patients appointments when they want or face funding cuts, Theresa May has announced as she attempts to relieve the pressure on crisis-hit Accident & Emergency units.<p>The Prime Minister will demand that GP surgeries meet the Government’s pledge to open from 8am to …

United Kingdom

Stoke-on-Trent is the Brexit heartland that could be Corbyn’s Waterloo

If you want to get an idea of England’s prevailing mood, go to the Midlands. That wasn’t a bad principle to apply to the general election, when the Warwickshire town of Nuneaton became a byword for the Tories’ defeat of Ed Miliband’s Labour party. Now, with the news that the Labour MP Tristram Hunt …

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