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The Cheese Scholars Collective examine Cheese Naming
The Cheese Scholars Collective examine Cheese Naming ● If you’ve ever wondered how, where, when and/or why cheeses end up with names like Ticklemore, Fat Bottom Girl, or Constant Bliss then the Cheese ...
Shouting and Cursing while Driving (a new study)
Shouting and Cursing while Driving (a new study) ● Researchers Francisco Alonso, Cristina Esteban, Andrea Serge and Mª Luisa Ballestar at INTRAS (University Research Institute on Traffic and Road Safety), University of Valencia, Spain, ...
Nose-Raising, Nose-Lengthening and Grimacing (facial actions study)
Nose-Raising, Nose-Lengthening and Grimacing (facial actions study) ● Researcher Paul Zeichner (artist, illustrator and educator) adds to the literature regarding the documented lists of human facial actions, with the observation that “Seldom-mentioned facial ...
Can eating hot and spicy food lead to heated debates? (new study)
Can eating hot and spicy food lead to heated debates? (new study) ● “Imagine that you have an upcoming meeting with a confrontational colleague. You need to be at your aggressive best in order to not be run ...
User identification system based on the rotations of a toilet paper roll
User identification system based on the rotations of a toilet paper roll ● “We designed a user identification system based on the rotations of a toilet paper roll. The proposed system identifies the users of a lavatory using ...

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