Sat, 14th Oct, 2017

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PostHeaderIconEpisode 51

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cds
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ubermoo
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vIQleS

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In which we train our brains to be better at brain training, everyone's mean to Nathan for no reason, and we spend 5 minutes talking about what our palms look like.

(For bonus points - play Guess the Palm with the profile picture)

News:
Brain “training” company Lumosity slapped with $2 million fine for misleading customers
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/popular-brain-game-maker-lumino...

Charlie Sheen joining forces with Dr Oz to chase HIV cure
http://www.eonline.com/news/728908/charlie-sheen-and-dr-oz-are-going-to-...

Why are less wealthy countries more religious?
https://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2016/01/09/christianity-today-g...

Turkish police raid a workshop making fake life jackets
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/06/refugee-crisis-turkish-poli...

Human impact has pushed earth into the anthropocene
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/07/human-impact-has-push... https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/01/07/sci...

Health advice on online forums not as bad as feared:
http://www.jmir.org/2016/1/e4/

http://itskoko.com/

Petition to name new element 117 Octarine:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jan/08/petition-terry-pratchett-el...

How strongly do Americans support religious rights? Depends on the religion!
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2015/1230/How-strongly-do-Americans...

Woo Zealand:
Palm reading stories in Stuff.co.nz
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/75441562/particular-palm-lines-ma...

Deliah’s dubious device:
Sperm switch (Bimak Spermatic Duct Valve)
http://www.inquisitr.com/2683442/goodbye-vasectomy-hello-sperm-switch-me...

Womb wellness pearls: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B017GBC7CY

WOTD:
yodization
yawny

Quote:
“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.”
Jules Verne - from Journey to the centre of the earth