The Door to Hell Is a Fiery Pit That’s Been Burning Since 1971

Curiosity Daily Oct 30, 2020

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Learn about a new theory for the uncanny valley effect and the Door to Hell, a giant fiery pit that’s been burning since 1971. We’ll also answer a listener question about how drug and alcohol tolerance works.

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There’s a New Theory for the Uncanny Valley Effect by Steffie Drucker
Experiments reveal why human-like robots elicit uncanny feelings. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-09/ehs-erw091020.php
Wang, S., Cheong, Y. F., Dilks, D. D., & Rochat, P. (2020). The Uncanny Valley Phenomenon and the Temporal Dynamics of Face Animacy Perception. Perception, 030100662095261. https://doi.org/10.1177/0301006620952611
 Caballar, R. D. (2019, Nov. 6). What Is the Uncanny Valley? IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News. https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/humanoids/what-is-the-uncanny-valley
Guizzo, E. (2013, Nov. 13). Experts Plunge Into the Uncanny Valley, Celebrate Masahiro Mori. IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News. https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/humanoids/the-uncanny-valley-revisited-a-tribute-to-masahiro-mori

The Door to Hell Is a Giant Fiery Pit That’s Been Burning Since 1971 by Joanie Faletto
Geiling, N. (2014, May 20). This Hellish Desert Pit Has Been On Fire for More Than 40 Years. Smithsonian Magazine; Smithsonian Magazine. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/giant-hole-ground-has-been-fire-more-40-years-180951247/ 
Upton, J. (2013, July 31). $100 million worth of natural gas goes up in flames every month in North Dakota. Grist; Grist. https://grist.org/news/100-million-worth-of-natural-gas-goes-up-in-flames-every-month-in-north-dakota/
Things to Do in Darvaza. (2020). Tripadvisor.Com. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g2049541-Activities-Darvaza_Ahal_Province.html 

How does drug/alcohol tolerance work? by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Danielle)
Mechanisms of tolerance and tachyphylaxis | Deranged Physiology. (2018). Derangedphysiology.Com. https://derangedphysiology.com/main/cicm-primary-exam/required-reading/variability-drug-response/Chapter%20221/mechanisms-tolerance-and-tachyphylaxis 
Nichols, D. E. (2016). Psychedelics. Pharmacological Reviews, 68(2), 264–355. https://doi.org/10.1124/pr.115.011478 
Dumas, E. O., & Pollack, G. M. (2008). Opioid Tolerance Development: A Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Perspective. The AAPS Journal, 10(4). https://doi.org/10.1208/s12248-008-9056-1 
‌Lapham, S. (2010). The Limits of Tolerance: Convicted Alcohol-Impaired Drivers Share Experiences Driving Under the Influence. The Permanente Journal, 14(2). https://doi.org/10.7812/tpp/09-145 
‌Bauman, J. (2014, October 16). Drug Tolerance – Bradford Health Services – Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center. Bradford Health Services – Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center. https://bradfordhealth.com/drug-tolerance/ 

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