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Hat tip Gina.

Great Parrot Escape

He’s got cunning and perseverance. And look how proud he is at the end!

There is no exit strategy.

Yay for lazy Saturdays…. (Hat tip necta)

This is so unbelieveable, I had to watch it twice. Needless to say, cornstarch water behaves very strangely when shaken (but not stirred) by high-speed vibrations. The result are faraday waves. Faraday waves are nonlinear standing waves that appear on liquids enclosed by a vibrating receptacle. They are named after Michael Faraday, who first described…

YouTube, the open-source video upload site, is as popular as ever following its buyout from Google. However, today I came across a deliciously snarky editorial about YouTube’s blatant use of copyrighted material. Is what YouTube doing really illegal? Can you REALLY get free egg rolls?? (Continued below the fold)…

The Inner Life of A Cell

All of cellular biology in a nutshell. Some interesting aspects of mammalian cell biology in slick animated form. Beautiful and informative.

This is us in a nutshell. I couldn’t have said it better myself.

In the spirit of SFN neuro-nerdery, I have a delectable treat for you all: “PaxilBack”! Put some serotonin in me!

I must take issue with the ‘bird’ muffin, although Sylvester might like it. Fibroblast muffins? Tinnitus muffins? What would a Retrospectacle muffin look like?