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“I don’t care who I am or what I did”: What the Bourne films get right and wrong about amnesia

<b>Matt Damon as Jason Bourne (Universal Studios)</b><p>Bourne’s memory-related issues are grounded in real-life experiences of both organic amnesiacs and trauma victims<p>Jennifer Talarico<p>August 7, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>In 2002’s “The Bourne Identity,” our …

The Brain

Kayaker rescued after being stranded for four days following crocodile attack

An Australian kayaker has been rescued four days after being stranded on an island following a crocodile attack on his boat.<p>The man, who has not been named, was left to fend for himself on Townshend Island, where he had paddled to escape from the reptile.<p>According to the Australian Maritime Safety …

If you drop an ant from the top of the Empire State Building, will it die?

Please tell me I need to know<p>One of the benefits of being (somewhat) bilingual is you get double the internet content. I feel very blessed to be able to enjoy both American internet full of dat bois and amusing Chrome extensions, and Korean internet, full of Zootopia memes and fan art. Korean …

Man’s death shows the enticing beauty — and deadly power — of Yellowstone’s colorful hot springs

Colin Scott and his sister, Sable, came Tuesday for the mesmerizing hot springs, a favorite sightseeing stop for millions of tourists each year at Yellowstone National Park, in Wyoming, where mineral deposits tint crystal-clear pools of steaming water brilliant shades of blue, green, orange and …

National Parks

Vietnam 'blocks' Facebook over the weekend due to protests over dead fish

Vietnamese Facebook users had problems accessing the popular social network over the past weekend, apparently due to an ongoing protest that the …

Junk food companies are trying to survive with an unlikely strategy

Mars Foods, a subgroup of chocolate giant Mars Company and maker of brands including Uncle Ben's rice and Dolmio pasta sauce, announced in April that it would provide customers with guidance on which products should be eaten every day and which should only be consumed occasionally.<p>Further, Mars …

Nutrition

Freshwater carries carbon out of the forest - Futurity

Rivers and streams in the US transport or store more than 220 billion pounds of carbon each year, say researchers. Some of it ends up as greenhouse …