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Getting out of Password Hell

A while ago I realised that my online life was in password hell. I was using literally hundreds of sites and services that required passwords, but they were held together with a... Read more

Paperblog Pick in Science

Just Maui’d

I know I haven’t written much here on the blog lately. I’ve been a little consumed with some other things, like getting married to my sweetheart LInda On May 20, Linda and I stood... Read more


  • Our Ancestors Were Small: A Review of Hominin Body Size

    Over the course of human evolution our bodies changed a lot. We began walking upright, we grew big brains and even got a bit chubby. New research into hominin... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   Reprieve
  • Boost Performance of Your Low End Computer to a New Level

    Do you often get bothered by a slow or frozen laptop or PC? It's a common day problem to computer users who mainly multi-task with their system. New computers d... Read more

    The 28 June 2015 by   Gaurav Tiwari
  • Can Chimpanzees Cook?

    Cooking food was a big leap in our evolution. It helps break down the food before we eat it, making it a lot easier for us to extract nutrients from it. In turn... Read more

    The 28 June 2015 by   Reprieve
  • A Memetastic Last Day of Edtech Class

    I had a wonderful week teaching a class for Aurora University called Advanded Applications of Educational Technology to wonderful group of educators out in... Read more

    The 26 June 2015 by   Mrsebiology
  • The Perturbation Experiment as a Way to Study Perception

    When you study perception, your goal is to control the flow of information going into the system so that you can measure the resulting behaviour and evaluate ho... Read more

    The 26 June 2015 by   Andrew D Wilson
  • Neuroanatomical Correlates of the Income-achievement Gap.

    The difference in academic achievement between students from higher- and lower-income backgrounds is substantial and growing. A group of collaborators from... Read more

    The 26 June 2015 by   Deric Bownds
  • Illustrating Science

    Pastel drawing of the molecular structure of molybdenumdichloride. By Roger Hayward, 1964.[Ed Note: Of the thirteen books that Linus Pauling authored or... Read more

    The 25 June 2015 by   Scarc
  • Humans Evolved to Be Fat (and Weak)

    The human family split from chimps ~7 million years ago. Since then many differences have evolved between us. We began walking upright. Our brains got bigger.... Read more

    The 25 June 2015 by   Reprieve
  • How Old Could the Oldest Stone Tools Be?

    Creating stone tools was a key leap forward for our ancestors. It was so significant that scientists once thought it heralded the arrival of modern(ish) humans.... Read more

    The 23 June 2015 by   Reprieve
  • Cannabalistic Neanderthals Hunted Humans?

    Homo sapiens evolved in Africa, but we soon spread around the world. In Eurasia we encountered our close relatives, the Neanderthals. However, this family... Read more

    The 22 June 2015 by   Reprieve