07 Jan '13, 2pm

Mercury hurts birds and people: what we can learn from studying our feathered friends

Mercury hurts birds and people: what we can learn from studying our feathered friends

House windows may kill 22 million Canadian birds each year (11/15/2012) The sickening thud of a bird crashing into a window is an all-too-familiar sound for many Canadian homeowners. Birds often mistake windows for openings, flying into the glass at full speed. A startling new analysis suggests about 22 million Canadian birds die each year from such crashes, researchers reported Sept. 4 in Wildlife Research. Clever crows may grasp hidden causes (11/15/2012) Crows may be imagining more than we imagined. New research suggests certain crows make decisions based on factors they can’t see. A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) deepens our understanding of these crafty corvids, and could help explain how human reasoning evolved. Crows are intelligent problem solvers, capable of making hook-shaped tools to retrieve food and using m...

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I plan to do or learn a new thing each month!

joy.nu 09 Jan '13, 2am

So I’m going to do something completely new each month. Here are some of what I have in mind. Silver Jewellery Making (in ...

What business can learn from the "eco-doom" books #green

What business can learn from the "eco-doom" boo...

greenbiz.com 07 Jan '13, 5pm

Most book reviews are published to alert the reader to a book they might be interested in reading, and offer the reader ju...

New Study Proves that Twitter Users in China are Rare Birds

New Study Proves that Twitter Users in China ar...

sg.news.yahoo.com 07 Jan '13, 5am

We recently looked at some stats compiled by a Chinese netizen that showed a mere 18,164 Twitter users active in China . T...

#Startup Pilgrimage: Lessons #Asian #entrepreneurs can learn from Silicon Valley

#Startup Pilgrimage: Lessons #Asian #entreprene...

e27.sg 07 Jan '13, 2am

Another sub-theme which was constantly discussed throughout my first two weeks at the Valley was whether one should start ...

#mercuryreport - emissions from small-scale gold mining doubled since 2005 esp. Asia,Africa & S. America. Full details:

#mercuryreport - emissions from small-scale gol...

unep.org 10 Jan '13, 7am

Metal and cement production, through fuel extraction and combustion of fossil fuels Consumer products such as electronic d...

My article "Free as a Flock of Birds" is in the latest issue of Blink magazine, which is dedicated to #bitcoin.

My article "Free as a Flock of Birds" is in the...

blink.li 07 Jan '13, 7am

An introduction for Libertarians, «Austrians» and other skeptics by Erik Voorhees The Market Beats Monopoly Money Thorsten...

Learn About Robots.txt with Interactive Examples

seomoz.org 07 Jan '13, 11am

It is possible to have multiple blocks of commands targeting different sets of robots. The robots.txt example below will a...

M:PROJECT has landed. Learn more about the shoes and enter to win a pair here.

M:PROJECT has landed. Learn more about the shoe...

footjoy.com 16 Jan '13, 10am

FootJoy, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf, is delighted to unveil a number of performance upgrades and styling improvements t...

iFly Singapore: i Fly, U Fly, Anyone Can Fly!: ...

ieatishootipost.sg 06 Jan '13, 12pm

The ieat family at iFly Singapore - Shot with the Canon EOS M on Video Snapshot mode If you are looking for something nove...

Build and program a robot! Learn with Parallax ...

parallax.com 13 Jan '13, 12am

Boe-Bot Robot Kit - Serial (with USB adapter and cable)

Marketing your Influential People: Posted by SE...

seomoz.org 09 Jan '13, 9am

The SEO community is abuzz with predictions for 2013. Most people agree that we’re heading for a world in which content an...