Loss of cultural song diversity and the convergence of songs in a declining Hawaiian forest bird community | Royal Society Open Science

The effects of population decline on culturally transmitted behaviours in animals have rarely been described, but may have major implications to population viability. Learned vocal signals in birds are of …

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It’s All Greek to You and Me, So What Is It to the Greeks? – Atlas Obscura

It’s a curious thing when there is an idiom—structured roughly the same way and meaning essentially the same thing—that exists in a large number of languages. It’s even more curious …

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What the World Would Look Like if All the Ice Melted

If we keep burning fossil fuels indefinitely, global warming will eventually melt all the ice at the poles and on mountaintops, raising sea level by 216 feet. Explore what the …

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Found: An Ancient Roman Shipwreck Off the Coast of Cyprus – Atlas Obscura

In the classical age, from the eighth century B.C. to the sixth century A.D., Roman ports dominated the coasts along the Mediterranean Sea. The Roman Empire—which was known for trading …

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Photographer asks teens to edit their portraits for social media, and the results are alarming – DIY Photography

When you take a selfie, when is it ready to be posted on social media? How much editing does it need before you share it with your followers? British photographer …

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Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds – BBC News

A list of all-too-predictable choices for breached accounts includes 123456 and “Liverpool”. […] The NCSC said people should string three random but memorable words together to use as a strong …

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Ραντεβού στα τυφλά με… βιβλία

Σε ένα ραντεβού στα τυφλά προσκάλεσε τους πελάτες του το βιβλιοπωλείο Curious Iguana στο Φρέντερικ του Μέριλαντ για την ημέρα του Αγίου Βαλεντίνου – ένα ραντεβού στα τυφλά με… βιβλία.

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The kid hackers who starred in a real-life WarGames

They didn’t start World War 3, but in 1983 a group of tech-savvy boys introduced a petrified world to cyber-crime. What became of the original teen hackers?

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