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Arseny Khakhalin
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Maps of swearwords use in the US. Quite a lot of them show surprisingly strong geographical bias!

https://stronglang.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/mapping-the-united-swears-of-america/
Swearing varies a lot from place to place, even within the same country, in the same language. But how do we know who swears what, where, in the big picture? We turn to data – damn big data. With g...
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Hundreds of medical cases in a quiz form, with analysis and commentary.
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Some critter took occupancy under our porch. I put an automated motion-triggered camera in front of the porch overnight, and here's what was in its memory in the morning. A groundhog!
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Not noisy at all, bu we are renting, so it's up to the landlord to take action, I guess...
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Cards people with cancer would actually want to get (designed by a cancer survivor).
Los Angeles–based designer Emily McDowell was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 24, enduring nine months of chemo and radiation before going into remission. “The most difficult part of my illness wasn’t losing my hair, or being erroneously called ‘sir’ by Starbucks baristas, or sickness from chemo,” McDowell writes on...
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A most wonderful reference for writing recommendation letters:

https://www.e-education.psu.edu/writingrecommendationlettersonline/book/export/html/111
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TIL that during WWII military people in the US developed a highly destructive "Bat bomb". It used bats to deliver incendiary explosives into houses, and apparently it was quite effective.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat_bomb
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A nice piece about how to write letters to professors when you are an undergrad, trying to get in a grad school.

http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_05_06/caredit.a1500118
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While taking a "bite" in the ocean a blue whale spends about half as many calories as we spend a day. 2 bites = one human day. Isn't it nice?

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2010/12/09/blue-whales-can-eat-half-a-million-calories-in-a-single-mouthful/
The blue whale is the largest animal that has ever lived. Ironically, it sustains its massive bulk by eating some of the smallest creatures in the ocean – krill. A foraging whale lunges into a swar...
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Great interactive visualization of where traffic jams come from:
http://setosa.io/blog/2014/09/02/gridlock/
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An interesting paper about how it's possible that neurons evolved twice, independently (in a convergent way) in combjellies and all other species. Or maybe not.
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  • Bard College
    Assistant Professor, 2014 - present
  • Brown University
    Postdoc, 2010 - 2014
  • Procter & Gamble
    2006 - 2010
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Red Hook, NY
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Providence, RI - Moscow, Russia - Svetlagorsk, Belarus - Mendeleevo, Moscow Region
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My works are Creative Commons Attribution, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
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  • Moscow State University
    Biophysics
  • IHNA RAS
    Neuroscience
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Арсений Хахалин; Arseniy Hahalin