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The Brain


Artificial Intelligence? Baby orangutan?! It might sound like the worst Sci-Fi ever, but it's actually a true story. I guess the human brain is just so interesting that people are trying to manufacture artificial ones. Read this article if you'd like to find out more.

Dermody, N. (2004, March 14). A grand plan for brainy robots. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from BBC NEWS: International version Web site: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/3521852.stm


Ok.. once I found out how cool the teenage brain was, I just had to find out what the brain was like at other stages too. This time I found site about an infant's brain! This site is mostly about their vision. It's super interesting to see how a baby sees stuff. I kind of wish I could remember seeing like this...

Young, T. (2006). Episode 1: the baby's brain: infant vision. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from The secret life of the brain Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/episode1/infantvision/flash.html


I found this pretty cool website about the teenage brain. There is a nice little picture that you should check out that gives a description of what that particular part of the brian does, and also gives a bit of a comparison to what it does in an adult brain. There are these sweet links at the bottom of the page too. They're totally worth looking at!

wbgh-photodisc, (2002). Frontline: inside the teenage brain: work in progress: anatomy of a teen brain. Retrieved December 20, 2008, from pbs: frontline Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/work/anatomy.html

Experiencing some brain drain?? Well you're not alone; Britain also has a major case of "brain drain." They have it bad too! In 2008 they experienced the worst brain drain they've had in FIFTY YEARS!

Winnett, Robert (2008, February 26). Biggest brain drain from UK in 50 years. Retrieved December 24, 2008, from Telegraph.co.uk Web site: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1579345/Biggest-brain-drain-from-UK-in-50-years.html


This awesome little video gives a pretty great description of how the brain works. It mostly talks about The cortex and how neurons communicate with each other. Neurons are actually pretty interesting, I think anyway. The music in the video is kind of strange... but I hope you enjoy it!


hellgas0, (2008, February 5th). Inside the human brain. Retrieved December 7, 2008, from YouTube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WUS3M3zlZY




Genetic modification


Who new glow in the dark cats could be beneficial to our health?

Taxinfo, (2007, December 15). Glow in the dark cats. Retrieved October 16, 2008, from youtube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGQNztpOnDw


NOT SO BIO


Ok Lori, I know you're good with a Rubik's cube, but you're not this good. Just look at this three old!!


Krmby, (2007, February 11). 3 Year Old Solves Rubik's Cube in 114 seconds. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from youtube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSqUcrFJ498


This is the cutest little kid you will ever see! He's amazing... I am so jealous of his talent. Just follow this link!

ilovekacee, (2007, February 10). 4 year old juke box hero!. Retrieved November 4, 2008, from YouTube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjuuJ5HnKoc



FREAKS OF NATURE


Check out this two headed calf! It's one of the coolest things I've ever seen.

freedomlost, (2007, October 5). The 2 headed calf. Retrieved November 25, 2008, from YouTube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh-ceq1kYEA


No matter which way you look at it, having 7 legs is just wrong. Look at this mutant salamander!

coendeurloo, (2007, June 26). Triturus marmoratus with 7 legs. Retrieved December 2, 2008, from YouTube Web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0Xa5RbPN-c




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french people are the best.

Guay, K (2005). Jellaby shorts:: biology. Retrieved September 15, 2008, from The Secret Friend Society Web site: http://www.secretfriendsociety.com/?p=149