Surviving the Security 'Skills Desert'


If you’ve ever spent time in a desert, it may seem inconceivable to you that creatures actually can live there. The fact that animals not only survive, but also thrive in those conditions seems counterintuitive. In fact, a number of animals do so — in many cases, they are aided by an array of specialized adaptations that allow them to leverage the environment to their advantage. For example, the thorny dragon lizard literally absorbs water through its skin, and the fennec fox has oversized ears that it uses as natural “radiators.”

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A newly spotted habit of humpbacks is puzzling researchers

Humpback whales, which humans have long observed to be solitary creatures, are gathering in large groups to feed, and it’s kind of astounding the scientists who study them.

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Your computer can tell when you're mad

We may like to think that we are indescribably complex emotional creatures, but computer scientists at Brigham Young University are finding that they can accurately predict one side of ourselves—our dark, angry side—simply by tracking the way we move a mouse while on a computer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/16/your-computer-can-tell-when-youre-mad.html

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