Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Assortment O' Links

I've seen some very interesting things today, and here they are.

First off, a fascinating article from CNN:
Eight bonobo apes will take part in a long-term experiment that will study the abilities of apes to learn "human" behaviors (language, arts, music). This study is designed to last decades and will provide some unique opportunities to study apes across several generations.

Then there's something I stumbled upon by accident--an article about the life of John Kennedy Toole, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Confederacy of Dunces," one of the finest novels ever written. I've rarely seen anything written about Toole's life, which ended tragically in suicide. Here's a link to the article:

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