Neurogastronomy, Punctuation, and Robot Pianos: Lux Recommends #19
By Sam Arbesman
Welcome to Lux Recommends #19, the newest edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about.
Reagan and Gorbachev Agreed To Pause The Cold War In Case Of An Alien Invasion: “Gorbachev revealed that Reagan asked him point-blank if they could set aside their differences in case the world was invaded by aliens.” — Jesse O
How Meditation Changes The Brain And Body: “This month, however, a study published in Biological Psychiatry brings scientific thoroughness to mindfulness meditation and for the first time shows that, unlike a placebo, it can change the brains of ordinary people and potentially improve their health.” — Adam K
World’s Most Advanced Robot Piano Can Play Any Song You Ask: “Not only is the £9,000 piano built to look like a traditional mini grand, the keys move as if a concert pianist was playing.”— Adam K
The Wonderful Weirdness of the World
The total value of sunken treasure worldwide is estimated to be $60 billion.
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