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Snakes have legs — stop being dumb on the internet

Does snakes have legs? Well, snakes used to have legs, but that’s another story. And there are lizards that looks like snakes. But both are beside the point.

My 2017 Annual Review

Time for my 2017 annual review. The year of the midlife crisis.

Craving more — creating an illusion of scarcity

The principle of scarcity is well-defined in scientific literature. Scarcity makes us want rare things more — simply because they are fewer.

A deep-dive into how natural selection works

Collaboration and communication are potent evolutionary strategies for natural selection. But somehow, lots of people seem to overlook this.

Why the climate debate needs a new narrative

Climate change is a complex beast to communicate. Instead of polarising left versus right, we should balance short- and long-term goals.