“cinema consists in arousing desire, to play with desire. But, at the same time, keeping it at a safe distance, domesticating it”
— Slavoj Zizek (Pervert’s Guide to Cinema)
Don’t Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes
“Hate to burst your bubble, glass lab gear. But plastic bubble wrap also works pretty well at running science...
“Life is a garden, not a road. We enter and exit through the same gate. Wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice.”
Try, try again? Study says no
When it comes to learning languages, adults and children have different strengths. Adults excel at absorbing the vocabulary needed to navigate...
I recently posted this quote:
“You can’t *discover* that the brain is a digital computer. You can only *interpret* the brain as a digital computer.” - John Searle
… and I...
“We can now say that self-published authors earn more in royalties than Big 5 authors, combined. This may reverse itself by the time February rolls around, but it adds weight to a...”
“Since the scientific revolution, one metaphor above all — the root metaphor — has dictated the nature and progress of science. This is the metaphor of the world as a machine, the...”