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November Writing

Over at the Extelligence Experiment I've put up some plans for writing a short book in November. The aim won't be to get something perfect done, but a workable draft I can hack around. The daft part of the project is I plan to upload sections as I go along, so...

More ways to date a Neanderthal?

This is useful information for archaeologists. Carbon Dating would be fantastic if the production of Carbon-13 were constant. It's not. This means that archaeologists need samples of known date to calibrate their carbon dates. That's possible when you have...

Security Two-Step

I've finally got round to setting up two-step verification for my Google account. I should have done it sooner after reading this account of hacking http://www.emptyage.com/post/28679875595/yes-i-was-hacked-hard but it's taken a while because it can be a pain....

Tentacles of Doom

Venus Fly Traps aren't the only plants with fast moves when it comes to catching prey. German scientists have discovered a Sundew with tentacles that catapult insects into its hungry leaves. You can read the paper free, or download more video at...