- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (31 January 2015)
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A stunning piece from Virginia Hughes on hypersomnia—a condition that makes people sleep for ages without ever feeling truly awake
A beautiful audiovisual piece about traumatic brain injury in veterans and an art project that’s helping them to heal. There are two paragraphs of text, and the first is incredible in how much story it conveys. By Caroline Alexander and Lynn Johnson
From the Department of Unintended Consequences: in some parts of Africa, mosquito nets that are meant to keep malaria out are being used to haul fish in. By Jeffrey Gettleman.
The word “abracadabra” was formerly used