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    The Economist posted...

    The Economist posted this infographic based on a YouGov survey. Anti-vaxxers are more likely to be Republican, Trump voters, rural, poor, uneducated and evangelical (that's basically the same...
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    The Economist has an interesting article...

    The Economist has an interesting article explaining how vaccine hesitancy dropped significantly in most countries since January. Even in France the percentage of anti-vaxxers fell quickly from 60% in...
  3. An Irish company (Exergyn) has come up with a new...

    An Irish company (Exergyn) has come up with a new airconditioning system completely devoid of greenhouse gases. It is based on a substance called a shape-memory alloy (SMAs). The new AC is not just...
  4. Brussels trams disguised as cornets of chips/fries on National Day

    Belgium is renowned for its chips (Americans, please don't say 'French fries', as they are in fact Belgian fries). For the national day on 21st July, an artist created a tramway shaped like a typical...
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    It is based on a questionnaire. I have added a...

    It is based on a questionnaire. I have added a second study. You can download the paper (41 pages), which explains the methodology and lists the questions.
  6. Here is the scientific paper: The impact of...

    Here is the scientific paper: The impact of childhood lead exposure on adult personality: Evidence from the United States, Europe, and a large-scale natural experiment, by Schwaba et al. (2021)....
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    Big Five personality traits by country

    Many psychological studies have attempted to define a sort of average national character based on aggregated results from the Big Five personality traits. Many of them are behind paywalls. One of the...
  8. Childhood exposure to lead linked to less agreeable and conscientious adults

    The abundance and malleability of lead has made it a prime material to use as pipes since ancient times. The word plumbing itself comes from the Latin word for lead (plumbum, hence Pb for the...
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    If that suclade is correct, then the Varangian...

    If that suclade is correct, then the Varangian Viking hypothesis is indeed the most likely. Y18927 is mostly found in Sweden and was also found in the Middle Volga region of Russia. It doesn't show...
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    Where did you read that haplogroup H was native...

    Where did you read that haplogroup H was native to Europe? It arose about 25,000 years ago as a descendant of haplogroup HV, which is clearly Middle Eastern. That is for H*. After that H diversified...
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    I agree with what Riverman said. I1-L22 is more...

    I agree with what Riverman said. I1-L22 is more chances of being Viking than Gothic though. Swedish Vikings did travel and trade all the way to the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea. But Adygea is not far...
  12. 11 year old Belgian boy becomes world's second youngest university graduate

    Those of you who have watched The Big Bang Theory and its spin-off prequel Young Sheldon will remember that the main character, Sheldon Cooper, is a boy genius with an IQ of 187 who started college...
  13. The history of E-V13 is one of the most...

    The history of E-V13 is one of the most mysterious at the moment. The consensus if that E-V13 arose in Southeast Europe among E-M78 Neolithic farmers, but remained a minor lineage until about 4500...
  14. Thread: UEFA Euro 2020

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    Italy in final and probably against England. My...

    Italy in final and probably against England. My two favourite countries. :)

    I have just learned about the World Football Elo Ratings, a ranking system that takes various football-specific...
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    Flanders has become the first European region...

    Flanders has become the first European region (excluding minor countries with less than half a million people) to reach a 70% vaccination rate against Covid. Within Belgium Flanders is 10% ahead of...
  16. Extreme heatwaves are especially getting common...

    Extreme heatwaves are especially getting common in the north. In the last few days there was another record-breaking heatwave in Nordic countries. Lapland recorded heat of 33.6C (92.5F) on Sunday,...
  17. I checked the list of extreme temperatures in...

    I checked the list of extreme temperatures in Canada, which has the record high and low for each state. We have to go back the the 1920's or 30's to find temperatures above 40°C, but the records are...
  18. Thread: UEFA Euro 2020

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    The Economist explains how the Euro 2020 is...

    The Economist explains how the Euro 2020 is politics by other means. Great article. Here is an excerpt:
  19. The village of Lyton in British Columbia that saw...

    The village of Lyton in British Columbia that saw the record heat if 49.5°C has gone up in flames.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E1ESFu9s2U
  20. Poll: Would you support another country's team in football?

    It's the Euro 2020 and discussion in another thread made me wonder whether most people systematically cheered their own country's team, or if they could have a different favourite team, either...
  21. The BBC just published a visual guide of the...

    The BBC just published a visual guide of the heatwave.

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/640/cpsprodpb/148B1/production/_119154148_canada_heatwave_640-nc.png


    Watch out that the Vancouver below is...
  22. Heatwave in Canada exceeds 49°C (hotter than the highest records in Europe)

    Even knowing how serious global warming is, I am still amazed at what is happening in Canada this week. On Tuesday the temperature hit 49.6C (121.1F) in the town of Lytton, British Columbia, 155...
  23. I have added a few more countries above and...

    I have added a few more countries above and created a map to summarise the rules in each European country. The 'prefix' means the letter(s) representing the state, region, district or canton, which...
  24. Price of personalised car plates (vanity plates) by country

    Belgium legalised the use of customisable licence plates a few years ago, and since then they have become quite popular despite the rather steep price tag (1000€ per plate). Brussels being the EU...
  25. Yes. The Celts were brave warriors but too...

    Yes. The Celts were brave warriors but too individualistic and lacking a proper group strategy. The Gauls didn't like using archers, slingers or artillery (onagers, ballistae) as they considered it a...
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