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41.jpgExtraverted gorillas enjoy longer lives, research suggests.

No One Knows What To Do With The Massive Whale Carcass Rotting Near Malibu’s Celebrity Homes.

Indian village bans mobile phone use by women, saying the phones were “debasing the social atmosphere” by leading to elopements.

Celebrities turn to encryption to keep phones private.

Builders sent in to renovate an 18th century chateau in western France’s Bordeaux wine region reduced it to rubble instead, according to the Russian owner of the property.

Female employees benefit from a male CEO’s generosity when he becomes a father, particularly when the first child is a girl.

Could boredom be curable? An elusive human annoyance may finally be yielding its secrets.

We all consider our bodies to be our own unique being, so the notion that we may harbor cells from other people in our bodies seems strange.

A new generation of researchers is heading into the weird world of psychedelic drugs. It could change their minds.

Sex in Cheese: Evidence for Sexuality in the Fungus Penicillium roqueforti.

Your Cell Phone Could Soon Become Part of a Massive Earthquake Detection System.

If you can find it on iTunes it probably won’t be on Amoeba’s Vinyl Vaults.

Rousseau’s New Heloise, the most popular novel of the eighteenth century, transformed the author from a celebrated philosopher into the object of a cult. It also transformed the history of literature through its influence on giants like Goethe, Flaubert, Stendhal, and Tolstoy. Today, however, the New Heloise is seldom read and even less often enjoyed.

Why aren’t green or blue naturally occurring human hair colors?

A 120-Year-Old Mechanical Device that Perfectly Mimics the Song of a Bird. [thanks GG]

The Earth’s oldest trees.

Life’s great in Miami. [gif]