A Contactually blog reports "Turn That Frown Upside Down? Maybe Not: Negative People Reply to Emails 36% Faster ... Engineers at Contactually, a referral marketing platform, recently analyzed over 100 million email conversations and determined that being negative actually is helpful when it comes to email. On average, negative people tend to reply to emails 36% faster than their positive, bubbly colleagues..."
Miles' forum post mentioned an almost 1.5 hours "Planet Ant - Life Inside The Colony" documentary. It can be watched online:
VideoSift shared an over six minutes YouTube video showing the first episode of "50 Common Misconceptions ... -- A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptions that most people have about topics
Bird and Moon is a web site showing nature comics and charts.
/. shared University of California Berkley (UCB)'s article on how "social animals usually congregate for protection or mating or to capture bigger prey, but a UCB biologist has found that the terrestrial hermit crab has a more self-serving social agenda: to kick another crab out of its shell and move into a larger home..."
VideoSift shares a three minutes and 55 seconds Vimeo video showing "all 135 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s space shuttle launches simultaneously/at once.
Boing Boing shared The New England Journal of Medicine showing "The Burden of Disease and the Changing Task of Medicine" showing the past and recent years -- "At first glance, the inaugural 1812 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery, and the Collateral Branches of Science seems reassuringly familiar: a review of angina pectoris, articles on infant diarrhea and burns. The apparent similarity to today's Journal, however, obscures a fundamental discontinuity (1812a, b, c; see Historical Journal Articles Cited). Disease has changed since 1812. People have different diseases, doctors hold different ideas about those diseases, and diseases carry different meanings in society. To understand the material and conceptual transformations of disease over the past 200 years, one must explore the incontrovertibly social nature of disease.