Singing A Different Tune

"Songbirds in Alberta's oil fields are adjusting their tunes to be heard above noisy drilling equipment, according to new research." --Greenwire

 

fascinating!!

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Good grief, Alberta on the brink of economic collapse and we're worried about songbirds upping their pitch to be heard over the din? I wonder how much this "study" cost?

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Still, it's the most interesting oil story I've heard in quite a while. 

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Tax payers, of course. What a waste of money. 

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So birds are adapting to their environment. Just like city song birds differ from country song birds. Do we really need a study to get to this conclusion? 

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5 hours ago, Marina Schwarz said:

This is nothing. Check out this list of The 10 Most Ridiculous Scientific Studies

I particularly like the study that determined being homeless is bad for your health. Whoddathunkit?

My other favs:

"The more time a person lives under a democracy, the more likely she or he is to support democracy"

"Statistical analysis reveals Mexican drug war increased homicide rates"

 

Money well spent, I say!

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The last one won me over, I must admit. Who would have thought?!

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28 minutes ago, Addy said:

I particularly like the study that determined being homeless is bad for your health. Whoddathunkit?

My other favs:

"The more time a person lives under a democracy, the more likely she or he is to support democracy"

"Statistical analysis reveals Mexican drug war increased homicide rates"

 

Money well spent, I say!

Shew! I was worried for a minute there that someone may misappropriate my tax dollars.

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