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Cary Gift: how 100 acid expeditions in Tinseltown ‘changed my life’

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

At the height of his renown, Cary Grant turned to LSD therapy for help. He eventually claimed the medicine saved him, but did it also spell the end of his career? In the late 1950 s, at the height of his prestige, Cary Grant set off on a trip in search of his true ego, […]

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The banana as we know it is in imminent peril

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th September 2017

A genetic clone, the Cavendish banana that inventories supermarket shelves could easily be wiped out by sicknes. Science presents hope of a sustainable approach The banana is the worlds most well known return crop, with over 100 m metric tons created annually in over 130 tropical and subtropical countries. Edible bananas are the result of […]

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This Is What Really Happens Inside Your Brain When You Face Your Suspicions

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

Fight or flight: an endowment to be submitted to you by survival of the fittest. You sense danger, you crusade it it’s literally built into your human DNA. However, there are the few gallant souls out there whosay F* ck that. I am living outside of the confines of fear. And they actually runthe threat. […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 6th September 2017

Ancient Egypts gateway to the Mediterranean submerged and buried under layers of sand is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to natures forces He stood for centuries at the very edge of ancient Egypt, gazing down imperiously upon the trading ships as they blew in from the Mediterranean. His name was Hapy: god […]

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New Google-backed system will help track illegal angling as it occurs

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th September 2017

A fishing fleet varies from a harbor in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, Aug. 1, 2016. Overfishing in Chinese rivers and oceans has seriously sapped capitals and the government is to cut the size of the nation’s fishing fleet, the agricultural ministry told .Image: Yao feng – Imaginechina The shrimp in your salad or tuna on […]

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Psycho thrillers: five movies that learn us how the mind wreak

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd September 2017

Power, violence, demise and actuality the movies can learn us plenty about lifes big editions. From the Godfather to Groundhog Day, five psychologists pick the cinemas that tell us what stirs humans tick Ten days ago in London, the Hungarian director Lszl Nemes hosted a preview screening of his film, Son of Saul. He explained […]

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Pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammal, could gain highest level of care

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st September 2017

A female pangolin nuzzles with a guidebook at live animals sanctuary near Harare, Zimbabwe, Sept. 22, 2016. Image: JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/ AFP/ Getty Images The pangolin a scaly, bug-eating, cat-sized anteater may soon gain a higher level of defence as conservationists race to save the mammal from extinction. Pangolins, native to Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, are […]

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Why do parties persist in ideologies that are wrong- and even harmful? | Richard P Grant

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th August 2017

People often maintain notions that cant be explained away by knowledge. In the look of this, how do we effectively express discipline? Richard Feynman “re just saying that” the most wonderful person to buffoon is yourself. Clowning yourself is a particular jeopardy for the well-educated, who meet themselves as smart; and who in all likelihood […]

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Pesticides damage survival of bee colonies, landmark investigate proves

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd August 2017

The natures largest ever field trial substantiates widely used insecticides impairment both honeybees and wild bees, increasing calls for a ban Widely used insecticides shattering the survival of honeybee colonies, “the worlds” largest ever field trial demonstrates how for the first time, as well as harming wild bees. The farm-based study, along with two seconds […]

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Homo naledi genome: Will we ever find this elusive key to human evolution? | Jennifer Raff

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th August 2017

Despite the recent proclamation of a brand-new carry of Homo naledi fossils, recovering ancient DNA is still supporting as difficult as ever Despite what numerous beings imagine, paradigm-shifting instants in science – where our understanding of a specific cause is challenged by a single conclusion – are actually quite rare. But one happened in paleoanthropology […]

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