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Of Foxes and Phone Numbers

The redoubtable of_salfarro pointed out an interesting development... domesticated foxes! Just another one of those things that wouldn't have happened if researchers hadn't, by pure chance, spent 45 years breeding them for that.

Meanwhile, indigoskynet passed on information about Google's phone search feature. If you search for your 10-digit number on Google, it may come up with links to a map to your house (as mine did). If you would like to have Google pull that result, you can click on the "Phonebook Results" link and, from there, get to the 'Phonebook Removal Form'. Not that that will get it out of the databases where Google got it in the first place...


Feb. 10th, 2005 05:12 am (UTC)
hey... new icon! I won't say anything more about that, beyond "mmmm... sexy glasses!", however.

I think the main reason it was covered was that the foxes were part of a study on the relationship between domestication and the ability to read humans.
Feb. 10th, 2005 05:13 am (UTC)
oh okay...i went to the link this time

btw i was trying to be an ass...internet makes it sound that way LOL
Feb. 10th, 2005 05:26 am (UTC)
Well, yeah, I was thinking, "how cold!" ;-)
Feb. 10th, 2005 05:28 am (UTC)