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August 10, 2006

Emotions and the brain. Neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux seeks a biological rather than psychological understanding of our emotions. He explores the differences between emotional memories (implicit--unconscious--memories) processed in pathways that take information into the amygdala, and memories of emotion (explicit--conscious--memories) processed at the level of the hippocampus and neocortex.
YOU ARE A PIRATE! (video, audio)
Baby Rock Are you one of those parents who thinks Baby Mozart is crap? Me too. Good news - now you can rock out with your tot out: Metallica, Zep and Tool among others. more inside
a novel user interface that goes into your face
NASA Lost the Tape! But just 37 years after Apollo 11, it is feared the magnetic tapes that recorded the first moon walk . . .have gone missing at NASA's Goddard Space Centre in Maryland. Misplaced the evidence eh? Perhaps it was all a hoax! Or was it? /theremin via /.
The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions. more inside
The Tesla Purple Energy Shield This small device is truly remarkable in every way. Aside from delivering vast quantities of new life force energy to the human body, it brings illumination to the mind and tranquility to the soul. If you've been looking for something to enhance your manifesting skills, retard aging, and delay fatigue, look no further.
A Presidential Bust for Clinton.
Gourds that have been moulded more inside
U.S. Government Educational Colouring Books. more inside
AOL Search Queries as Narrative AOL released a bunch of search query information recently. Interestingly, the information shows you who searched for what and when. AOL Stalker reveals the thoughts of the person stalked. This is one example, but this is my favorite, user 1890315, who goes from country music to incest to knoxville real estate to bestiality to Elvis..... Wait, no, my favorite is this one. AOL Stalker promises to remove entries that identify a user, as if it matters. more inside
Urban Exploration I find sites that document the changing nature of America's greatest city to be fascinating xercises in remembrance. more inside
Rembetika - 99 tracks, 6 cd set of Rembetika like you've never heard before. All the old familiar tunes done with such brilliance,and flair with new sounds and instrumentation, bringing the whole era of the Rembetis back once more. OPA! [MP3!]
It's back. One of three thoroughly smashed earlier this year by a museum regular who was subsequently banned indefinitely for his Norman Wisdom moment has been repaired and is back on display. more inside