Progress on understanding the origins of bir…Some extracts from the latest <a href="http://www.sciencedaily.com/">www.sciencedaily.com/</a>
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Paleontologists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich are currently studying a new specimen of Ar…DiscussionProgress on understanding the origins of bir…6 LikesWhy we're headed for another Great CrashThom Hartmann makes a case that we're driving the economy to another Great Crash.
The denial of fundamental economic principles is setting the world up for another Great Crash.
... corporate banks ha…DiscussionWhy we're headed for another Great Crash1 LikeSam Harris: "The Moral Landscape"Has anyone read Sam Harris' book, "The Moral Landscape" ? I'm about to start reading on page 113. So far it is a very thought provoking book. He even goes again into the subject of free will and how…DiscussionSam Harris: "The Moral Landscape"2 LikesDirectionsphotoDirections1 Like
Record-breaking 2014 Arctic SummerExtraordinary changes are afoot in the Arctic.
Late June 2014: Arctic in Hot Water as Sea Ice Thins and Tundra Fires Erupt
In this sea surface anomaly map "we see extraordinary high surface water tem…DiscussionRecord-breaking 2014 Arctic Summer2 Likesimagephotoimage1 LikeRetraction. Those nuns did not bury 800 chi…A couple weeks ago I posted info and links regarding a horrifying discovery in Ireland. The remains of 800 children were reported as having been found at the site of a former home for children of un…DiscussionRetraction. Those nuns did not bury 800 chi…2 LikesNew Mexico: A non-theists' nightmareI have realized fairly recently that the state I live in harbors next to zero percent of the population as atheists.... Non-theists, agnostics or the like. This state is completely overrun with zealo…DiscussionNew Mexico: A non-theists' nightmare2 LikeslearnerscoffeeshackGrouplearnerscoffeeshack4 LikesHairstyles etcWe don't have a discussion on hair yet?DiscussionHairstyles etc1 LikeLiver impaired by two weeks of fat & fructo…It took just two weeks of a typical Western diet, high in fat and fructose, to make the livers of healthy adult rats get more fatty and and less sensitive to insulin.
Adding sugar to high-fat Western…DiscussionLiver impaired by two weeks of fat & fructo…1 LikeHarsher sentences increase crimeIs prison contagious?
Both recidivism and incarceration among the inmate's family increase as prison sentences get longer. The different incarceration rates between blacks and whites in the US is exp…DiscussionHarsher sentences increase crime2 LikesSaving Number 90 - From Seth Andrews (The Th…Seth says himself that the following is a departure from the usual fare his YouTube channel features. Personally, I think it's a positive and constructive move, because it demonstrates that no, we a…DiscussionSaving Number 90 - From Seth Andrews (The Th…5 LikesImpossible Numbers in the BibleWe have been through these before (in Multiply), but am representing for the benefit of those who have not seen them, nor read their bibles with understanding of how ridiculous the texts really are.…DiscussionImpossible Numbers in the Bible1 LikeHuman Rights for Atheists, Agnostics and Sec…I just ran onto this YouTube video, promoting a change.org petition aimed at amending the United Nations charter supporting the abolition of all anti-blasphemy laws.
The petition referenced by the vi…DiscussionHuman Rights for Atheists, Agnostics and Sec…4 LikesAn answer to the "universe from nothing" que…I recently became aware of a theory that may answer that question. It was on a special about Stephen Hawking . Basically, he said at the moment of the Big Bang the universe was a super dense particle…DiscussionAn answer to the "universe from nothing" que…3 LikesMindy's FB findsDiscussionMindy's FB finds9 LikesWhen a snail sheds its shell, it still remain
When a snail sheds its shell, it still remains a snail -- Albert Einstein
Sreekanta Swamy (SS): Prof.Kumar, you call yourself a Hindu Brahmin but you seldom visit our…
BlogWhen a snail sheds its shell, it still remain4 LikesWestboro Baptist BluesThis kind of blew me away. Time for a musical interlude.... via Advocate.com "The straight couple who owned a gay bar in Manhattan...." did this, drawing the Ire of the Westoroborites. Or is it W…DiscussionWestboro Baptist Blues7 LikesScientists Say Higgs Boson Should Have Colla…Results of research by British cosmologists presented today (6-24-14) at the Royal Astronomical Society's National Astronomy Meeting in Portsmouth, UK say that the Big Bang would have empowered the H…DiscussionScientists Say Higgs Boson Should Have Colla…5 LikesSkulls show mixed traits<a href="http://shar.es/MrC0gHominin">http://shar.es/MrC0gHominin</a> skulls discovered in a Spanish cave showed a mix of traits from Neanderthals and more primitive human lineages, suggesting Neanderthal features evolved separately at diffe…DiscussionSkulls show mixed traits5 Likes