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Rose Madeline Mula writes: To go with that one-piece bathing suit was the inevitable cap — that scalp-hugging, hideous, rubber helmet worn today only by competitive swimmers to reduce drag and increase speed. Back in the day we girls all wore them, even if we just waded in the surf (which was my speed) to keep our hair dry. It wasn't pretty. The caps made us look like bald old men. Furthermore, they didn't really keep our hair dry. more »
"We know from brain imaging studies that when people compete against one another, they actually engage in two distinct types of learning processes. One type involves learning purely from the consequences of your own actions, called reinforcement learning. The other is a bit more sophisticated, called belief learning, where people try to make a mental model of the other players, in order to anticipate and respond to their actions." more »
The Escape Artist: Characters in Horsehair Wigs and Intimations of Houdini in a New Masterpiece Mystery!
David Tennant stars as a defense lawyer with a perfect record of courtroom wins and a perfect family to go with it — until things go horribly wrong. Written by thriller master David Wolstencroft, The Escape Artist airs in two ... should we say ... nail-biting episodes. more »
Lilacs are just as famous for their scent as their color. There are dozens of varieties that can smell sweet or spicy, cloying or calming. Berries are full of antioxidants, fiber, and Vitamin C, among other beneficial properties. While these particular berries are not on The Dirty Dozen list of foods that are the most contaminated by pesticides, organic berries have been shown to have more of the health benefits than non-organic berries. more »