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Todays links, April 14th 2012

“Why” is, in that sense, the most dangerous word in history, Because as soon as you ask that question, you open up the possibility of change. So asking “why” may be the hardest thing for people to do..

See more: The power of imagination.

“You must see yourself see. It’s about observation and curiosity, having a sense of wonder, becoming aware of the connection between the past and the present. Becoming an observer of yourself enables you to do amazing things.”


And we can indeed improve:

New research, led by Swiss postdoctoral fellows Susanne M. Jaeggi and Martin Buschkuehl, working at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, suggests that at least one aspect of a person’s IQ can be improved by training a certain type of memory.

See more: Improved IQs.

Still, humans are pretty strange creatures: 9 Strange human behaviours

In a pretty strange world. With plenty of places like ours, out there…
See: Astronomer Finds Evidence for Record-Breaking Nine Planet System.

Carl Sagan had something to say about it.

From Carl Sagan speaks – The Humans.

Here’s to you, Carl. An inspiration.
See more: Sagan series.

Todays pics: Fractals, Lunar Parthenon and Future cities.

100 Web sites you should know: 100 Essential web pages.

And search it, not with a browser, but, with a Wowser.

  1. Jonathan Hoerstweg
    April 13, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Great post!

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