3. Evolution “doesn’t care about our… happiness.” It wants us anxiously striving, thus life brings suffering (=Buddhism’s dukkha = “unsatisfactoriness”). So feeling happy requires “rebellion” against evolution’s values.
M.I.T. Computer Program Alarmingly Predicts in 1973 That Civilization Will End by 2040 | Open Culture
— Read on www.openculture.com/2018/08/apocalyptic-m-t-computer-program-predicts-1973-civilization-will-end-2040.html
For the first time, scientists have empirically verified electricity’s role in the ballooning abilities of spiders.
— Read on motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ev8gn4/spiders-can-fly-with-electric-power
It’s just common sense: the most orderly minds are the most brilliant ones. How else could a scientist memorize a complete taxonomy of the various types of quarks or weasels or planetary bodies? Their brains must be highly organized machines, with every piece of data carefully filed away and every method perfected exactly. Right? Wrong.
New research into the composition of supernova remnants suggests phosphorus might be isolated in parts of the galaxy—and phosphorus is a requirement for life as we know it.
— Read on www.popularmechanics.com/space/solar-system/a19685943/alien-life-phosphorus/
5 Concrete Ways to Develop a Healthier Relationship With Your Phone (No Blocking or Deleting Apps Required!) | The Art of Manliness
— Read on www.artofmanliness.com/2018/04/24/5-concrete-ways-to-develop-a-healthier-relationship-with-your-phone-no-blocking-or-deleting-apps-required/
Ants have an incredible capacity to work together for the good of the clan, but a freshly discovered species shows just how far they are willing to go. Colobopsis explodens has been observed in the rainforests of southeast Asia making the ultimate sacrifice.
— Read on newatlas.com/exploding-ant-protect-colony/54320/