- Coca-Cola and Water Use in India: “Good Till the Last Drop”. Eric Michael Johnson at The Primate Diaries describes the shocking and little-heard of abuse of water resources by Coca-Cola in India. (I was drinking a Coke when I read the post.)
- Whatever happened to the audiophile? Over at Sciencebase, David Bradley gives us a different sort of history lesson, and describes the evolution of audio formats and the rise and fall of those stalwarts of audio quality.
- A Synthetic Nose for Coffee and Other Highly Complex Mixtures. Michael Long at Phased describes a remarkable accomplishment: an artificial “nose” that can accurately distinguish between different brands and roasts of coffee. Why would you need such a thing? Read the post to find out!
- 60,000 year old decorated ostrich eggshell canteens from Diepkloof, South Africa. Actually, the title alone explains why you should look at this post! By Julien at A Very Remote Period Indeed.
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