This morning I wondered what would happen if I watered my plants with coffee, to "wake them up," and then I wondered if anyone still conducts experiments like that at home anymore. Old-school, science project-style experiments (plant with coffee vs. plant with just water). Like: Which ___ is better at ____? Or something like that. Do you? Or has Google solved those little problems?
And it looks like you definitely can water plants with coffee. Some of them, at least.
Well, this is just delightful. It's a music video version of that game Telephone. A very short scene was filmed and shown to the next two actors. They in turn recreate it, show their version to the next two actors, and so on. Judging by the results, the participants came straight out of Central Happy People With Sunny Dispositions Casting.
Looks like scientists have been playing with TAAZ! [The greatest virtual makeover site on the planet.]
And here are the Betty and Veronica ways of explaining their recent, interesting experiment about the social effects of makeup. For instance, from the Betty: "When inferring trustworthiness, likeability, or competence from an image, we are influenced significantly not only by the attractiveness of the inherited phenotype but by the effects of the 'extended phenotype,' in this case, makeup," and from the Veronica: "Given more than just a glimpse of the images, participants showed that beauty and competence went up, but trustworthiness — or honesty — soon suffered as cosmetic looks [...]
After one bite I literally had to read the ingredients list on the side of the box to figure out if I was chewing steak or mushrooms because it says it contains both, but all the brown parts looked and felt and tasted exactly the same. Wanna know the answer? Both! They must've finally figured out how to genetically engineer a cowshroom and I wish I could say it's as delicious as it sounds, but… don't eat this! The broccoli is just regular mushy frozen broccoli and the "steak tips portabello" is ??? And the burgundy wine sauce? Okay, so I checked that too and yes, while wine is [...]