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Can you answer this crucial scientific question?

“Where did you see that,” may not seem like the most crucial question, but for natural science, history, geography, archaeology, and many other fields, provenance is crucial information. The volunteers that keep eBird useful will challenge you if you claim … Continue reading

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Why blurry vision helps with big ideas

My friend Cin-Ty Lee has always claimed that poor vision has helped make him the exceptional birder that he is. He claims that because he cannot pick out every detail instantly he has to look at the whole bird in … Continue reading

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