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The surprising connection between a mockingbird’s song and Kendrick Lamar

https://youtube.com/watch?v=FwD0ij_CWoM&start=0&wmode=transparent New study explores how the mockingbird structures its song, using techniques of timbre change, pitch change, stretch, and squeeze. These are similar strategies...

Finger wrap could one day let you power up wearables while you sleep

Download video A new wearable device turns the touch of a finger into a source of power for small electronics and sensors.Wearables are so hot...

Review: Loki’s surprising twists paid off with a major cliffhanger finale

Tom Hiddleston's Loki runs afoul of the Time Variance Authority (TVA) for creating a "nexus event." Marvel...

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out

https://youtube.com/watch?v=4k7CvSiomlA&start=0&wmode=transparent Ancient Rome’s emperors did some pretty bizarre stuff—bursting into uncontrollable fits of laughter, appointing a horse as a priest, dressing in animal skins...

Review: Warmly satirical Werewolves Within is comic horror with a heart

https://youtube.com/watch?v=X0WzPQNIBJ4&start=0&wmode=transparent Veep's Sam Richardson stars as park ranger Finn Wheeler in the comedy/horror/whodunnit Werewolves Within.After so many years of zombies dominating the horror genre, it's...

We have our best look yet at supervillain Mandarin in new Shang-Chi trailer

Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, a skilled martial artist who was trained at a young age to be an assassin by...

Physicists show that flying beer coasters will flip 0.45 seconds into flight

Enlarge / University of Bonn physicists were inspired to investigate the aerodynamics of flying beer mats after traveling to Munich with a German physics demonstration...

Archaeologists recreated three common kinds of Paleolithic cave lighting

Enlarge / Spanish archaeologists recreated three common types of Paleolithic lighting systems.Medina-Alcaide et al, 2021, PLOS ONEIn 1993, a media studies professor at Fordham University...

Raiders of the Lost Ark turns 40 and it’s still an unqualified masterpiece

Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) relishes the challenge of stealing a Peruvian fertility idol. Lucasfilm ...

Review: Our favorite trickster god is charismatic as ever in Loki premiere

Enlarge / Tom Hiddleston stars in the latest MCU series, Loki, which premiered last night on Disney+.Marvel StudiosIt's hard to write a killer TV pilot...

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