- Echoes of the past. We begin with teofilo at Gambler’s House, describing fascinating speculation that the former residents of Chaco Canyon may have chosen the site for their home based on its acoustic properties. (I’ve resolved to visit the site one day.)
- “You just call out my name…”: Friendships in Male and Female Baboons. Male and female baboons have long been known to form friendships not related to reproduction, but why? Brian at Laelaps discusses research done in Kenya to answer this question.
- The teapot effect, end of. Finally, aimeew at misc.ience shows again how science, in this case physics, is constantly working to make our lives better! Researchers have come up with a solution for “the teapot effect”; I’ll let you click through to the link to find out what that is…
Check back next week for more miscellaneous highlights!