"To accomplish this, it attracts and feeds small mammals with exudates (nectar) produced by glands in the inner lid of the pitchers," team researcher Rachel Schwallier wrote in a September blog post. "As the tree shrew sits to feast on this plant-produced meal, its feces fall into the opening of the trap for a nitrogen rich snack for N. lowii — what an awesome strategy for nutrients!" … [Read more...] about Glowing Mushrooms, Stalk-Eyed Bugs & Plant Toilet Found in Borneo
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The findings from the first experiment held true. The students who looked at the baby animal pictures did much better on the number matrix task the second time around, while the others did not significantly improve. The key to good performance in this task was narrowing focus to zoom in on the designated number, the researchers said. And indeed, in another experiment, the researchers found the cute-picture-viewing participants were better at honing in on local features than identifying big-picture elements of visual stimuli. … [Read more...] about I Can Haz Productivity? Why You Should Look at Cute Animals at Work
How's the latency? If your smart doorbell camera takes a long time to get a push alert after someone rings your doorbell, then you risk missing your visitor completely. The same might even be true when the doorbell simply detects motion -- you can set the motion sensor of most video doorbells to notify you of activity happening near your door, even if no one rings the buzzer. … [Read more...] about The best video doorbell cameras to buy this year
Melody may not be entirely out of luck if there was nothing in writing. In cases where it’s understood how a buyer is going to use an artist’s work — like a photographer taking a headshot for an actor’s website — there may be an implied license, even if those terms aren’t spelled out. “That’s what the court would look to: what is the scope of the implied license?” Cheryl L. Burbach, a partner at Hovey Williams who specializes in IP law, told The Verge. “Clearly you’re not going to pay someone to buy artwork that you never intend to use.” … [Read more...] about What happens when a virtual streamer doesn’t own her body?
Here’s where things will look different, depending on the phone or tablet’s manufacturer. Most call it “Dark Mode” or “Dark Theme,” but some call it “Night Mode.” There may be an option right on this page to turn it on. … [Read more...] about How to Turn on Dark Mode on Android