22 July 2011 | Misc
The “Findings” page in Harper’s Magazine is always full of interesting information. Thought I’d share some of my favorite tidbits from the most recent issue.
-Spiders have more legs than they need
-Taranchulas leave behind footprints of silk
-A new species of “devil” worms was found living 2.2 miles under the Earth’s surface
-Great whites are calmed by AC/DC’s “You Shook Me All Night Long”
-Babies learn language not through habituation, but in epiphanies
-Young Americans feel empowered by financial debt