As promised, here are this week’s links brought to you live from snowy southern Vermont, although not as snowy as more southern reaches of New England. Wishing everyone snowed in or without power quick and efficient snowplowing and utility repair. Ready for the ice tomorrow? Ick.
Mobile Telephone Telepathy Test
Rupert Sheldrake is looking for volunteers for his telepathy experiments. Yes, telepathy. There is a surprising amount of evidence for the existence of ESP, but you won’t hear that from the debunkers. And, really, if your “experts” on this subject are known anti-feminists Michael Schermer and Richard Dawkins, you might want to be a little more, you know, skeptical.
World’s largest natural sound archive now fully digital and fully online
Cornell’s tumblr announces that Macauley Lab at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology has finished digitizing its entire audio archive, going back to 1929!
Catnip: Egress to Oblivion
A short documentary on the most dangerous gateway drug there is.
Megan and Grace Phelps Leave Westboro
Two members of the dreaded Westboro Baptist Church leave for smarter pastures. We can hope.
Seventh Grade Girl Builds Rocket, Sends Hello Kitty Into the Stratosphere, Makes Epic Video About It
Okay, I tried to build a computer in eighth grade, so, points for effort, but Melody Green wins all the prizes. So cool.