Tuesday, November 29, 2005


Boing Boing reports that dolphins play games:
After years of studying dolphins at play, Kuczaj and his colleagues have reached some surprising conclusions: dolphin games show remarkable cooperation and creativity. Dolphins seem to deliberately make their games difficult, possibly in order to learn from them. And such pastimes may play a key role in the development of culture and in evolution - both among dolphins and other species, including humans.
And Yahoo answers the burning question that everyone is dying to know: How long is a goldfish's memory? Answer: It's more than the three seconds that some folk claim.