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Out of Office
Hi friends, I'm very excited to share with you that Inkfish has moved to a new ocean-floor crevice. You can now find me at blogs.di...
Faking Sick for a Living
Lying to your doctor is encouraged in one situation: when your doctor is a student and you're an actor asked to portray a certain condi...
Newly Discovered Ant Convinces Others to Be Its Slaves
Studies of ants have the ring of medieval epics: there are queens, castes, warring soldiers and scouts. Certain ant species go on viole...
The More Your Friends Change, the More Your Social Network Stays the Same
For the most part, people move in and out of our lives at a trickle: a new coworker becomes a friend; a neighbor moves away. But there...
Snoozing Bats Tune Out Traffic Noise
For an easily crushed animal that rests during the day, a highway seems like maybe the worst possible home. Yet some bats pick roosts tha...
Actual Top Ten Animals of 2013
Not so much a popularity contest as an altitude contest. 10: Himalayan Jumping Spider The fuzzy and springy Euophrys omnisuperstes ...
Why It's Nearly Impossible to Castrate a Hippo
Chances are you've never wondered how difficult it is to remove the testes of a hippopotamus. Other people have been thinking hard ab...
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