Children with older fathers have lower IQs Science | The Guardian

March 10, 2009

Children with older fathers have lower IQs Children born to older men perform worse in intelligence tests than those with younger fathers, researchers have found. A review of medical records of more than 30,000 children showed that those born to 20-year-old men scored on average three points higher in IQ tests than children whose fathers […]

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Super Battery

June 11, 2006

ScienCentral Video News: Super Battery Ever wish you could charge your cellphone or laptop in a few seconds rather than hours? As this ScienCentral News video explains, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing a battery that could do just that, and also might never need to be replaced. …Joel Schindall and his […]

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rumors related to Mac OS X

June 10, 2006

macosXrumors.com: news and rumors related to Mac OS X and Apple Recently sources have been indicating that Leopard [the next version of OS X] will feature easy collaborative work throughout the OS. The main idea is that it will be possible to declare a document as available for collaborative use over a network or Internet. […]

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elephants never forget

June 4, 2006

elephant mugshot Originally uploaded by winkyintheuk. just a reminder that flickr is probably the best place in the world to find photographs for educational projects… why? Because the licence is usually very clear so you know how and when you have permission to use the images. On CNet, I noticed everystockphoto.com – your source for […]

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Cat Tales

June 1, 2006

Cat Tales by Monique Richard is a flash poem for children that my friend Monique made up. It her part of her k-poets project at Ryerson.

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jason.jpg

May 28, 2006

jason.jpg Originally uploaded by complicitytheory. Rochelle took this with her cell phone. Pretty impressive. Never seen myself look like that though.

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Scientific American: Why Are Some Animals So Smart?

March 28, 2006

Scientific American: Why Are Some Animals So Smart?: “My own explanation, which is not incompatible with these other forces, puts the emphasis on social learning. In humans, intelligence develops over time. A child learns primarily from the guidance of patient adults. Without strong social–that is, cultural–inputs, even a potential wunderkind will end up a bungling […]

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Akihabara News – Papipo, the kid’s phone

March 18, 2006

Akihabara News – Papipo, the kid’s phone: “Japan is the breeding ground for telephony, and even for kids, new ways of keeping in touch are developed. Ok, it turns them into mobile phone addicts from a young age, and in extreme cases, some Japanese youngsters prostitute themselves to keep up with the latest trends, and […]

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LiveScience.com – They don’t know how they did it.

March 10, 2006

LiveScience.com – Record Set for Hottest Temperature on Earth: 3.6 Billion Degrees in Lab: “Scientists have produced superheated gas exceeding temperatures of 2 billion degrees Kelvin, or 3.6 billion degrees Fahrenheit. This is hotter than the interior of our Sun, which is about 15 million degrees Kelvin, and also hotter than any previous temperature ever […]

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inviting horror

February 27, 2006

Jill Magid, a friend of my friend stefanos is participating in inviting horror: “What is rejected and refused in the symbolic order, reappears in  reality.” It is this coming friday, and there are livestreams of the event between NYC and Europe. Check it out if you can.

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