Ducks can be cute, but when thousands of them gather together and start swarming the streets, the end result is terrifying at least. The video you are about to see was first uploaded to Facebook on June 14 and two days later on YouTube, where it has garnered more than 600.000 views as of today.Interestingly, when you think the stampede is over, a second wave of crazy quackers comes rushing through:What the duck?The video was uploaded by a Thai resident named Jack Sarathat who was
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Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Your Brain Is On the Brink of Chaos. Nautilus has an interesting piece on chaos the and the brain. Neuroskeptic has a good Q&A with Zach Mainen, one of the originators of the NeuroFuture open letter demanding reform of the Human Brain Project. There’s […]