Interesting Reads

At Sciencezest, Annelie Wendeberg discusses the strange history of using dead bodies — both human and equine — as particularly messy projectiles during times of war.


via Boing Boing

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This Beautiful Map Is Made Up of Microscopic Cells

This map may look like a fairly reasonable representation of the world—but that’s all the more impressive when you realise it’s actually made up of microscopic cells from parts of the body that cause problems for people who live in each country.

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via Gizmodo

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In light of the recent NSA leaks, my friend and I created a website called Fogpad that allows you to create encrypted Google Docs. It syncs seamlessly with Drive, so if you already use Drive for your documents you’ll hardly notice the change in your workflow. However, your documents will be way more…
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via Instructables: exploring

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