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Social Media Activism, or, Power To The People

Social Media Activism… I think this is the forgotten essence of the “free market”. Unfortunately, what usually passes for the “free market” is really the “corporate market”. Here we have the “people’s market”. We all contacted these companies and told … Continue reading

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Proof of Intelligent Design

I have decided that there must be an Intelligent Designer for the Universe. Things just work out too perfectly. Case in point… Hard boiled eggs. They take exactly 3 minutes. How could that have happened by accident? Pure luck that … Continue reading

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Musicians Are Probably Smarter Than The Rest Of Us

Great article about how musical education and experience contribute to brain development. I experience this directly as a piano teacher. First of all, I personally experience all of the advantages mentioned, in addition to many more, as a result of … Continue reading

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Mass psychosis in the US

Mass psychosis in the US You’d think so, with all of the anti-psychotic drugs being prescribed nowadays. Well, that’s exactly what the article is about. I’ll let them tell it… Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz … Continue reading

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Ancient Brewmasters Made Medicinal Beer: Scientific American

Yeah, like that. Scientific American Podcast. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone

Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone This starts to get weird, even in the context of quantum physics, which is completely weird. To paraphrase, you don’t understand quantum physics, you just get used … Continue reading

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Judge Halts Obama’s Expansion of Stem Cell Research – NYTimes.com

Do you need more reasons to vote Progressive? Get these stupid, time-warped regressives out of the way. VOTE and Vote Progressive!! Judge Halts Obama’s Expansion of Stem Cell Research – NYTimes.com. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

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Robots created that develop emotions in interaction with humans

ScienceDaily (Aug. 9, 2010) — The first prototype robots capable of developing emotions as they interact with their human caregivers and expressing a whole range of emotions have been finalised by researchers. Robots created that develop emotions in interaction with … Continue reading

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FCC needs to get tough on network neutrality

Another thing that you’d think would be a no-brainer. Yet there’s “debate” about Net Neutrality. As if there would be any benefit to any of us- the users of the system- to allow corporations to determine what they carry and … Continue reading

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Why vote Progressive in November? (#1)

Why vote Progressive in November? Reason #1 The world is changing. It just is. Science and technology are evolving- sometimes in radical ways- very rapidly.  The social implications, even the zeitgeist itself (can you say that?) are shifting so fast … Continue reading

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