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2018/8/18 — 15:28

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精選奇文

  1. 15 Scientific Ways to Relax for National Relaxation Day (Mental Floss) 
    為何剪草有助鬆弛神經?是因為那草味。

  2. An inversion of nature: how air conditioning created the modern city (The Guardian) 
    冷氣的確是造就東亞經濟發展的重要科技。
    相關舊文:《外星人角度看人類歷史

  3. The Peter Principle is a joke taken seriously. Is it true? (Tim Harford) 
    彼得定律只是個笑話?但我覺得很合理啊。

  4. Why does AI stink at certain video games? Researchers made one play Ms. Pac-Man to find out (Science)
    AI 或者在圍棋可以輕易戰勝對手,但是電子遊戲表面就較差。研究人員嘗試以「食鬼」找出原因。

天下奇文

  1. For Centuries, People Thought Lambs Grew on Trees (Atlas Obscura)
    我究竟讀了什麼?

  2. Are Cities Making Animals Smarter? (The Atlantic)
    城市迫使動物變得更聰明?且看漁貓怎樣捉魚。

  3. “Minding the Gap,” Reviewed: A Self-Questioning Documentary About What Happened to a Group of Young Skaters (The New Yorker)
    滑板紀錄片,訴說的還有家暴問題⋯⋯

  4. Elon Musk Needs Sleep (Slate)
    要對自己和 Tesla 好一點,Elon Musk 你還是早點睡吧。

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