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Curiosity and Science, Intent and Wisdom 11:22

(From Bonhams auction house, used w/o permission.) (Louis William Wain’s “A curious cat.” (ca. 1930)) As a behavior, curiosity is part of being a rat, a cat, or a human. In humans, at least, it’s also an emotion. Whether the … Continue reading

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A Trilobite With a Hyper-Compound Eye

It’s barely over two weeks since scientists at the University of Cologne published what they’d learned about a trilobite’s unique eye. Their research vindicated an amateur paleontologist’s observations, and very likely will raise more questions than it answers. That’s par … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: Death, Daft Ideas and a Tree

These days, September 11th is mostly remembered as the date of the 9/11 attacks. But that’s not the only ‘on this day in history’ incident from my country’s history. The Halve Maen, for example, a Dutch East India Company vlieboot, … Continue reading

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Evolution: Science, Religion, Opinions and Me

The University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research has learned that more than half of all Americans think evolution is real. Seems that 2016 was the tipping point. That’s when my country, on average, decided to step into the late … Continue reading

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