Martin McGarrigle

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Goodbye Ugly Forums! Moot Is A Flexible And Modern Platform For Online Discussion (And It’s Free)

Moot, a startup offering a new take on commenting and forums, is launching today after three and a half years of development with the goal of bringing these key pieces of Internet discussion into the modern era. Unlike many of the options for online discussion that exist today, Moot is designed to …

Evolution and Biogeography: Leading Students in Darwin’s and Wallace’s Footsteps

“I begin to feel rather dissatisfied with a mere local collection, little is to be learnt by it,” a young Alfred Russel Wallace wrote to Henry Bates …

Smart Readers Are Too Distracted to Dig Smart Content

Author: Pete Brook. Pete Brook Photo<p>Date of Publication: 04.04.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Andrew DeVigal knows how to tell a story. For …

Australia to Introduce Its First Sparkling Water Fountain

How would you like your water fountain — still or sparkling?<p>The city of Perth in Western Australia has approved a three-month trial of the country’s …

Brisk walk healthier than running – scientists

Brisk walking reduces the risk of heart disease more effectively than running when the energy expenditure of both activities is balanced out, a study …

Lecture on stone-wall building, with miniature stone wall built

Brian sez, "My library hosted Kevin Gardner, a New Hampshire native and builder/restorer of traditional New England stone walls. He talked about the …

Algorithmically constructed news

In <i>Wired</i>, Steven Levy has a long profile of the fascinating field of algorithmic news-story generation. Levy focuses on Narrative Science, and its …