Category Archives: Science

Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorreceted)

Another Saturday reminiscence of the week’s fears, formalities and foolishness: The S&P 500 set a new, record high for the stock market, while NASDAQ reached a 14 year top. Recommended: It’s time to recall that the stock market moves in … Continue reading

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Climate Truth May Be Stranger Than Al Gore …

That everyone talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it has been attributed to Charles Dudley Warner and to Samuel Clemens and if you except Al Gore and President Obama, remains largely true today. And while politicians are … Continue reading

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Was Your Great, Great, Great Grandfather A Neanderthal?

You grew up with ‘evolution’ didn’t you? How homo australoppithecus became homo habilis who morphed into Neanderthals who eventually were replaced by us. That’s in all the textbooks, after all. . But it seemingly ain’t so, any more (http://www.icr.org/article/7843/). Some archaeologists … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene… (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturday compendium of current events to annoy, amuse or amaze as you decide. We see something in each; you evaluate for yourself. They are all hors d’oeurvres from the platter of present reality. In Harlem, a group of black … Continue reading

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Time For A New Starttup To Make Tinfoil Hats?

It may be time to begin consideration of whose side our own brains are really supporting. After learning that MRI brain images can now identify psychopaths, we have a brand new report of research in which scientists have identified the … Continue reading

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When Your Brain Testifies Against You…

If we think the economic mismanagement, wars and corruption we’ve been enjoying from government are scary, think for a moment of the new tool coming from researchers in a prison. The subjects have been confined and we may wish that … Continue reading

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Is the Real Killer the Man, the Gun…Or the Little Pill?

An interesting story seems to be accompanying the increasingly trendy mass slaughters energizing the nutjob set, one that appears to interest few observers. That story involves the powerful  psychiatric drugs that apparently, at least several of the recent shooters have … Continue reading

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Brain Science Contributes Toward More Wine At Dinner…

A scientist in one place used the Internet to control the hand of a second scientist elsewhere. The two brains were connected to the internet by electronic caps the men wore on their heads. That has never been accomplished before. … Continue reading

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Can A Rose By Any Other Name, Still Have Unemployed Aphids?

The 11.8 million U.S. unemployed discards those who’ve outrun their benefits and given up; these are the folk who’ve been working until recently and need jobs. Our government and the newsfolk refer to this as a recovery, but we should … Continue reading

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President Obama: “Our Planet Will Boil Over”

  The Prez recently stated that allowing everybody a car, air conditioning and a big house will result in our planet “boiling over.” He proceeded from there to describe programs he intends that, he claims, will prevent said planetary boiling. … Continue reading

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