Timely: Sundial Enthusiasts to Visit Bowdoin, Gaze Upon Two Shining Examples Friday

One of Hubbard Hall's two sundials; this one on the building's west side.

One of Hubbard Hall’s two vertical sundials; this one on the building’s west side.

Sundial enthusiasts in Maine for the annual conference of the North American Sundial Society this week have been pointed to two fine examples on the Bowdoin campus.

These aficionados are scheduled to arrive Friday to cast their gaze upward toward vertical sundials adorning the sides of Hubbard Hall—one on the south end; the other on the west side. Read the Portland Press Herald article “As sundial enthusiasts convene in Portland, hunt is on for a notable specimen.”

Sundial on Hubbard Hall's south side.

Vertical sundial on Hubbard Hall’s south side.

 

Breaking Down the Facts about Gun Violence in the US (Vox)

smoking gunWith gun control at the forefront of the national conversation of late, Vox offers a compendium of facts that is at once quick and comprehensive.

Browse “11 facts about gun violence in the United States” and click through for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Election 2016 on the Brain: How Political Scientists Are Using Neuroscience to Explain What Trump Voters Are Thinking (ResearchGate)

Brain

Impassioned voters may be asking each other “What are you thinking?” as they debate Clinton versus Trump.

Political neuroscience studies using MRI actually can provide some insight on that front, noting both structural and functional brain differences between liberals and conservatives.

Infographic: The Ultimate Guide to Reheating Food (Happy to Survive)

Click image for full infographic and many reheating tips and rules of thumb. (Image detail: Happy to Survive)

Click image for full infographic and many reheating tips and rules of thumb. (Image detail: Happy to Survive)