The Marshmallow Test: Psychological Experiments in Self-Control September 14, 2009, 3:30 pm 75 Comments In this reprise of a now-classic Stanford psychological experiment from the 1960s, kids are put in a room with a marshmallow and told they can either eat it immediately or wait until the researcher gets back, and they'll be given a second marshmallow. The Marshmallow Test: Psychological Experiments in Self-Control
Space isn’t as empty as you’d think – especially in the first few thousand miles above the Earth. Here, the once pristine heavens, are littered with the detritus of half a century of space travel. Defunct satellites, spent rocket stages, nuclear reactors, bags of rubbish, items of space clothing, nuts, bolts and flecks of paint – it’s staggering what you can find up there (though rumours of orbiting space turtles might be exaggerated).