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It’s written on their faces

Do you see faces in inanimate objects? The phenomenon known as pareidolia is quite common in human experience—for example, seeing animal shapes in clouds or face-like patterns in the grain of a …

Keeping it real

Among the many pleasures December brings, I look forward to the Merriam-Webster annual announcement of the “word of the year,” the word most often looked up on the dictionary’s …

In gratitude

While every day seems to bring stories of technological advances as well as heroic efforts to heal the natural world, two captured my imagination in recent weeks.  In keeping with the season, …