Today’s news is, to coin a term, i-free — not least because a mere gadget is currently generating the kind of saturation news coverage which, imho, should be reserved for actual events of moment, such as the moon landings, the birth of AI, or extraterrestrials parking their spacecraft on the Whitehouse lawn.
Why hasn’t the ocean bottom sunk faster? Hot mantle may prop up the seafloor.
Monster from the deep: Oil workers shocked to find gigantic cousin of the woodlouse clinging to their submarine.
Unlike the old textbook diagram of the human brain with dotted lines around areas labeled ‘speech’ or ‘vision’, psychiatrist Norman Doidge’s book The Brain That Changes Itself says the brain is more like the grand staircase at Hogwarts, with neurons constantly shifting, reconnecting and disconnecting. The Brain that Changes Itself is available at Amazon US & UK.
A ringside seat to the Russian revolution: Kyril and Elena Zinovieff lived through the days of Rasputin, mutinying soldiers, and widespread famine. On the anniversary of Lenin’s return to Russia in 1917, Leo Hornak interviewed them.