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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: Black holes, dealing with anxiety, buzzing your hair, and more on COVID…

    Quickies: Black holes, dealing with anxiety, buzzing your hair, and more on COVID…

    Hello, all! What differentiates the weekend from a weekday for those of us stuck working at home? Less Zoom professional meetings and more Zoom happy hours. COVID-related stories: Check out this long and good read, Our Pandemic Summer, on why we shouldn’t expect to “get back to normal.” The death rate is Not Like the Flu, Not Like Car Crashes,…

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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: The “real” Captain Marvel, teapot physics, same-sex marriage in Taiwan…

    Quickies: The “real” Captain Marvel, teapot physics, same-sex marriage in Taiwan…

    Today is a special Cute Animal Friday because you get not one, not two, but THREE adorable puppers! Say hello to Rocket, Booster, and Comet, furbabies of the amazing Surly Amy. It is a life goal of mine to have a pack as sweet as these three. I think it’s safe to say that we could all use a cuddle…

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  • Friday Cute Animal!

    A ladybug discovers sprinkles have SUGAR  (and static electricity).  My favorite comment at the Bug Blog: “It’s like a sugar-seeking Roomba!” This is, alas, one of the Asian Ladybeetles that are causing issues all across the US. Still–CUTE!

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  • Study: Why CuteOverload is Critical to Your Work

    In my favorite Ig Nobel-worthy study of the year (thus far), researchers at University of Virginia have completed a study suggesting that viewing or interacting with something adorable may improve your physical performance on certain tasks(PDF). Sweet! Here’s the breakdown: In Experiment 1, 40 women individually played a game of Operation in which they had one chance to remove each…

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