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London, UK
Freelance Journalist

Science writer, freelance journalist, husband. I CONTAIN MULTITUDES--on partnerships between animals & microbes--out in 2016. http://flavors.me/edyong

Aug 30, 2014

@CatherineQ But people do nod, and make eye contact, and go "hmm" and other wordless signs of acknowledgement. Like favs.

Aug 30, 2014

@CatherineQ It's also a way of saying "Got it" or "Thanks" or "Heh" without filling up your followers' timelines...

Aug 30, 2014

And then you realise they log'd the x-axis MT @EconEconomics For the majority of us, money appears to buy happiness econ.st/1lA0oDJ

Aug 30, 2014

@Myrmecos So, given all that, how does anyone ever identify anything? Who knows the diff between those 3,000 bees, let alone anything else?

Aug 30, 2014

RT @Myrmecos: This, incidentally, is why there aren't any comprehensive field guides to insects. Even IKEA doesn't have that kind of shelf space.

Aug 30, 2014

RT @Myrmecos: The post would be about 1.5 million pixels long and would take half an hour to scroll to the bottom. So, um. Yeah. Biodiversity.

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