Saturday, March 7


PlutoThe Illinois Senate, without anything more pressing on the docket, has passed a resolution declaring that Pluto is once again a planet and that March 13th is "Pluto Day." Okay. ~ link

"Kids from lower socioeconomic levels show brain physiology patterns similar to someone who actually had damage in the frontal lobe as an adult," said Robert Knight, director of the institute and a UC Berkeley professor of psychology. "We found that kids are more likely to have a low response if they have low socioeconomic status, though not everyone who is poor has low frontal lobe response..."

The researchers suspect that stressful environments and cognitive impoverishment are to blame, since in animals, stress and environmental deprivation have been shown to affect the prefrontal cortex. ~ link (thx)
"I’m sorry but Dreamweaver is dying" -- victim of web 2.0 ~ link

Apparently they're experiencing a clown shortage in the UK. ~ link

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