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StarCraft II Study Indicates Cognitive Decline Begins At Age

StarCraft II Study Indicates Cognitive Decline Begins At Age 24

If performance in computer or video games is any indication, a person has already reached his or her peak cognitive performance levels by the age of 24, according to new research published in a...

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flittermouse
  • A bat; a reremouse; a flindermouse.
This word is in imitation of the German 'fledermaus.' 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') is an operatta composed by Johann Strauss II.
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I hate Science. It denies a man's responsibility for his own deeds, abolishes the brotherhood that springs from God's fatherhood. It is a hectoring, dictating expertise, which makes the least lovable of the Church Fathers seem liberal by contrast. It is far easier for a Hitler or a Stalin to find a mock-scientific excuse for persecution than it was for Dominic to find a mock-Christian one.

- Basil Bunting (1900 - 1985)
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