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Archives for August, 2007

My gut response after reading this question was: Well, duh–obviously, summer is more conducive to happiness. I mean, you can make a good case for the virtues of spring and fall, but they’re really less seasons than they are opening acts. And apart from Christmas and skiing, winter doesn’t have a whole lot to recommend…

I thought Neurontic readers might be interested in this profile I recently did of Radio Lab Host Jad Abumrad. If you don’t know about WNYC’s cult “science” show yet, you should take the time to listen to it. Why? Because as Jad says: “The people who listen to Radio Lab like that feeling of thinking…

SILLY SCIENCE THURSDAY

Late Breaking News *Orangutans Communicate As If They Were Playing Charades Hmmm, so let me get this straight. It looks like he’s saying: “Give me a banana.” But what he’s really saying is: “It’s Boogie Nights, you f%$#ing moron.” Okay, got it. *Also, you’ll be thrilled to know that researchers at the University of Austin…