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Environment, Ecology and Sustainability
4 days ago4d

Posted by JackPedigo
Most who know me know how strongly I feel about a certain subject. A recent guest column, to a group I follow, wrote a both emotional and reasoned based letter. All this has become crystal clear especially recently. It has gone beyond denial and ...
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News & Links
6 days ago6d

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKYLE Thanksgiving week! Friendly reminder 11/21/2022
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Silly, Random & Fun
1 week ago1w

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
I be all like...
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News & Links
1 week ago1w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKLawsuit Filed to Reverse Approval, Access to Abortion Pill - WSJ
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General & Hellos
1 week ago1w

Posted by HankHunter13
LINKDutch universities open hotline for threatened scientists and academics | NL Times
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General & Hellos
1 week ago1w

Posted by AlanCliffe
I'm wondering whether Superman and the other superheroes who came along in the 1930s had any predecessors in the Western imagination. Maybe folkloric heroes such as Paul Bunyan, and the heroes of tall tales. But the idea of persons not named Jesus ...
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Posts
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by St-Sinner
I don't how scientific this is...
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General & Hellos
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Gwendolyn2018
Newest quilt. While I was putting it together, I wasn't sure how much I liked it, but this quilt goes to show how even small details can make a difference. When I added the two long strips on the sides which are like the pickets on the fence, it ...
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Posts
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Kurtn
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a flowering perennial that grows in North America, Asia, and Europe. It has a rich history as one of the oldest plants used medicinally, with reports of its use dating back 3000 years. ...
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Facts and Physics of 9/11/2001
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by BDair
9/11 and the Scientific Method | Part 1: Motion | Jonathan Cole, PE
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COVID-19
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Kurtn
LINKAn unbiased scientific lecture
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Women's Empowerment
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
On this date in 1867, two-time Nobel Prize winner Maria Salomea Curie, née Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw, Poland. Her father was an atheist and her mother was Catholic. The deaths of her mother and sister caused her to abandon Catholicism and ...
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Quotes
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by WilliamCharles
“If we can't think for ourselves, if we're unwilling to question authority, then we're just putty in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions, then those in power work for us. In every country, we ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINK9/11 and the Scientific Method | Part 1: Motion | Jonathan Cole, PE - YouTube
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
1 month ago1m

Posted by OldGoat43
FEDERAL CANNABIS NEWS10/27/2022 Former Vice President Mike Pence's nonprofit is urging Arkansas voters to defeat the marijuana legalization initiative on the November ballot. LINK: A ...
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
1 month ago1m

Posted by OldGoat43
STATE CANNABIS UPDATES10/24/2022 New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) said the state is "on path" to open 20 recreational marijuana dispensaries by the end of the year. Separately, the state's top cannabis regulator reiterated a ...
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Religion & Spirituality
1 month ago1m

Posted by LenHazell53
This is what religion does to people: "Mumbai Man Slit Wife's Throat For Not Wearing Burqa On September 26th, a Muslim man, Iqbal Mohammad Sheikh murdered his wife, Rupali Chandanshive, a 20-year-old Hindu woman, by slitting her throat with a ...
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COVID CULT
1 month ago1m

Posted by BDair
Peer-Reviewed Proof: COVID Vaccines Causing More Harm Than Good A peer-reviewed scientific review in the Journal of Insulin Resistance, written by cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra, calls for the immediate suspension of all COVID-19 shots as real-world...
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Just for Laughs
1 month ago1m

Posted by St-Sinner
Did you know this?
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News & Links
Oct 14Oct 14

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKFall Boosters, myocarditis, and Benefits/Risks For Young People YLE 12/13/2022
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Health & Happiness
Oct 12Oct 12

Posted by BDair
'Paul Offit admits there are no benefits of the new booster shots - Dr. Paul Offit, MD is the Director of the Vaccine Education Center and practices medicine in the Infectious Disease department at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and he ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Oct 10Oct 10

Posted by barjoe
Reading a book is waaay overrated.
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Critical thinking
Oct 9Oct 9

Posted by Garban
Curiosity and skepticism
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Posts
Oct 2Oct 2

Posted by glennlab
The business cry for years was train people for the jobs, don't train them to think and this is what we got.
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Health & Happiness
Oct 2Oct 2

Posted by OldMetalHead
LINKOpinion | Catholic hospitals are expanding — and denying essential health care - The Washington Post
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Posts
Sep 30Sep 30

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS BUSINESS9/30/2022 SHF Holdings, Inc., formerly known as Northern Lights Acquisition Corp., completed its acquisition of SHF, LLC, d/b/a Safe Harbor Financial. LINK: atai Life ...
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Posts
Sep 27Sep 27

Posted by Redheadedgammy
A little ZZ Top, La Grange
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Politics
Sep 18Sep 18

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
Scientific fact has never depended on anyone's beliefs, and never will.
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Sep 16Sep 16

Posted by OldGoat43
FEDERAL CANNABIS NEWS9/16/2022 Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Angie Craig (D-MN) and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) sent a scathing letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf over the agency's ...
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Trump Pinata
Sep 15Sep 15

Posted by chalupacabre
Same amount of hot air, but much less offensive
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The Best of Late Night & News
Sep 15Sep 15

Posted by phxbillcee
Trump Offered the West Bank to the King of Jordan, Book Claims
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COVID CULT
Sep 12Sep 12

Posted by BDair
Covid liars caught in another lie - Commentary from Tom Woods 'When I was younger I never read Scientific American, but like most people I assumed it was a reputable publication featuring articles by lots of smart people. During Covid it's been a ...
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Just for Laughs
Sep 10Sep 10

Posted by St-Sinner
We forget easy
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Sep 9Sep 9

Posted by barjoe
LINKScientific Breakthrough Against COVID-19: Antibodies Identified That May Make SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Unnecessary
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News & Links
Sep 3Sep 3

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKConsiderations for your fall booster YLE 09/02/2022
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Sep 2Sep 2

Posted by puff
I think we have to start asking, "How much can you water down scientific protocol and still call it science?" They need faster regulatory approval because of the speed with which viral mutations happen, making vaccines obsolete regarding specific ...
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News & Links
Sep 2Sep 2

Posted by barjoe
LINKThe changes at CNN look politically motivated. That should concern us all | Robert Reich | The Guardian
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COVID CULT
Sep 1Sep 1

Posted by BDair
Ivermectin: The Truth - A short documentary.
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Atheist Videos & Miscellany
Aug 30Aug 30

Posted by phxbillcee
James-(CA) | Scientific Proof For The Story Of Jonah | The Atheist Experience 26.35
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Feline Fanatics
Aug 29Aug 29

Posted by snytiger6
So, the other day I read a Meme on Fcebook tht said, "You should thank god for waking you up each morning." My response was, "You mean my cat is god?" My mind went off on this one... I have felt the Purr-rr of god and it is mighty. It is so ...
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General & Hellos
Aug 28Aug 28

Posted by FrayedBear
Does this eulogy to a man who helped cause the death, death that is still occurring thanks to US use of depleted uranium, of more than a million in Iraq expose the nonsense of American & other trolls crying the bias of RT news?
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Illogical atheists guide for ending Christianity
Aug 28Aug 28

Posted by Word
I do recall in high school English class a teacher discussing something about good, better and best. The suffixes -er and -est like added to fast, for faster, and fastest has not been done, for "proper English", to the word good for gooder and ...
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UAPs, UFOs, USOs and 1st Contact
Aug 27Aug 27

Posted by racocn8
(Extract from the link below) "Make no mistake: One branch of the American government implying that UFOs have non-human origins is an explosive development." (But no one is showing concern that these machines are surveilling the planet's military ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Aug 26Aug 26

Posted by FvckY0u
I signed up at atheistuniverse. Anyone want to lay down odds on if they accept my membership with the name I use here? I figure I'll have to change it but we'll see.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Aug 26Aug 26

Posted by FvckY0u
I wouldn't have pegged Jamie Foxx for a great Trump impersonator but he nails it.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 26Aug 26

Posted by Ryo1
It is such common knowledge; it is taught at primary (elementary) schools in the UK, yet it continues to fascinate scientists all over the world. Photosynthesis Botany: A Blooming HistoryEpisode 2 of 3 The air we breathe, and all the food we eat, ...
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Posts
Aug 26Aug 26

Posted by kmaz
Regarding taking action to address, reduce, and eliminate human-caused serious (life and death) climate change environmental issues, in the face of hide-their-heads-in-the-sand opposition claiming that it's so in doubt that serious expensive actions ...
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Health & Happiness
Aug 22Aug 22

Posted by FvckY0u
Supplements; your perspective. There's a lot of difference of opinion on supplements even amongst the scientific community. I use some, don't use some. Maybe I just have more expensive piss than another, who knows. What's your take? Good or ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 20Aug 20

Posted by Garban
The Most Successful Scientific Theory Ever: The Standard Model 16 minutes of introduction to Quantum Field Theory.
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Feline Fanatics
Aug 20Aug 20

Posted by Apunzelle
Looks like cats are having more of an environmental impact than I’d realized. Poland declares that household cats are now an invasive species Cat lovers may not like this news: The Polish Academy of Sciences in Poland has declared that cats ...
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News & Links
Aug 19Aug 19

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKWhy older people are at higher risk for severe COVID-19 YLE
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News & Links
Aug 18Aug 18

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKYLE OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES - It’s time for the ACAM2000 conversation
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General & Hellos
Aug 18Aug 18

Posted by SpikeTalon
Who's up for some cricket chowder, or some candied cricket, lol... Perhaps coming soon to a dinner table near you...
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Libertarians Worldwide
Aug 16Aug 16

Posted by SpikeTalon
Shermer has long been a strong voice for logic & reasoning... Michael Shermer: How Scientific American hot woke-
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Health & Happiness
Aug 15Aug 15

Posted by BDair
News from the net. 'Berkeley Data Confirms Vaccines Don’t Stop Spread We now know that the COVID-19 vaccines do not work to stop the spread of Sars-CoV-2. In fact, there is a growing body of scientific evidence that suggests that the vaccines have ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 15Aug 15

Posted by Matias
The best definition of "modernity" is the following, from one of my intellectual heroes, Alain de Benoist: Modernity designates the political and philosophical movement of the last three centuries of Western history. It is characterised primarily ...
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General & Hellos
Aug 14Aug 14

Posted by Fernapple
If only people would stick to basics, and perhaps start with something like this. “Notes on how to spot pseudo-science.” My own thoughts on how to spot pseudo-science are perhaps by no means as rigorous, as these, though more basic....
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Health & Happiness
Aug 12Aug 12

Posted by BDair
Expert Commentary on Experts - There’s an interesting lawsuit unfolding in Canada right now over that country’s draconian travel restrictions, and what is most fascinating is that they’ve finally gotten well into discovery. It may be the first...
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News & Links
Aug 11Aug 11

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKYLE - How effective are MPX vaccines? 08/11/2022
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Memes R Us
Aug 10Aug 10

Posted by phxbillcee
A few on current events...
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News & Links
Aug 9Aug 9

Posted by Shahpriyanka
LINKLatest Technology information 2022
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COVID CULT
Aug 8Aug 8

Posted by BDair
COVID NEWS AND COMMENTARY 'ET, which has not been shy lately about running vaccine-injury stories, ran an article this weekend headlined, “10 Percent of Americans Regret Taking COVID Vaccine, 15 Percent Have a New Medical Condition After It: ...
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Just for Laughs
Aug 7Aug 7

Posted by St-Sinner
I think he means honest
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News & Links
Aug 6Aug 6

Posted by snytiger6
LINKMatt Powell: The government should execute certain drag queens
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General & Hellos
Aug 5Aug 5

Posted by skado
Antivaxxers Knowledge overconfidence is associated with anti-consensus views on controversial scientific issues ,
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Politics
Aug 4Aug 4

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
Equating Alex Jones with rats is terribly unfair....to rats!
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News & Links
Aug 3Aug 3

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKYour Local Epidemiologist - How is monkeypox spread? 08/03/2022
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Posts
Aug 3Aug 3

Posted by Woland
My take on the Iranian "Happy Birthday" song - recorded for a friend who was born in Iran but escaped after the revolution. Tavalodet Mubarak (soundcloud.com)
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News & Links
Aug 3Aug 3

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Some good news..... Kansas votes to keep abortion rights in their constitution. That said, I fully expect republican held state legislative bodies to continue outlawing abortion and Not allowing a vote, unless it is in the state constitution which...
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"Positive Vibes"
Aug 2Aug 2

Posted by Unity
Choose to Fly Like an Eagle!
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Health & Happiness
Aug 2Aug 2

Posted by LiterateHiker
Eating lots of highly processed foods is linked to faster cognitive decline.
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Posts
Aug 1Aug 1

Posted by noworry28
Thanks for the memories and opening my mind to scientific thinking.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jul 30Jul 30

Posted by skado
Consciousness Question: Given what I perceive as a long-standing skepticism of scientific progress in the understanding of consciousness, whether Chomsky has seen any promising shift toward good ideas in this domain. Noam Chomsky says: ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jul 30Jul 30

Posted by MerlinZap
LINKScientists establish link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage - Alternet.org
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Politics
Jul 30Jul 30

Posted by MerlinZap
LINKScientists establish link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage - Alternet.org
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Books: Only Books
Jul 29Jul 29

Posted by dfross
I enjoyed "The Dictionary of Lost Words", a historical fiction about the creating of the Oxford-English Dictionary and the fight for women's suffrage in the UK.
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Posts
Jul 29Jul 29

Posted by OldGoat43
INTERNATIONAL CANNIBIS NEWS7/29/2022 Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez tweeted, "More than 2,400 licenses were approved for the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes, which seeks to make the ...
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News & Links
Jul 28Jul 28

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 07/27/2022
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News & Links
Jul 27Jul 27

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKWhite House visit YLE 07/26/2022
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Feline Fanatics
Jul 26Jul 26

Posted by snytiger6
LINKCat Lovers Not Happy Pet Has Been Classified As An ‘Invasive Alien Species’ | HuffPost Impact
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Music Fans
Jul 26Jul 26

Posted by Diaco
Heaven and Hell - Die Young | BlackSabbath
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COVID CULT
Jul 22Jul 22

Posted by BDair
Over One Thousand Scientific Studies Prove That the COVID-19 Vaccines Are Dangerous, and All Those Pushing This Agenda Are Committing the Indictable Crime of Gross Misconduct in Public Office -
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jul 22Jul 22

Posted by Druvius
Overconfidence and Opposition to Scientific Consensus: "If you think that GM foods are not safe, that vaccines cause autism, that the world is flat, or that anthropogenic global warming is a hoax, then you are objectively wrong (at least with a very...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jul 22Jul 22

Posted by racocn8
I read a scientific article about a possible herbal remedy for diabetes. I made a preparation for a friend and preliminary results are encouraging. This is very exciting! Anyone out there have diabetes? (I'm borderline myself)
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Posts
Jul 20Jul 20

Posted by kmaz
There are two important principles that I think should be discussed often among environmental advocates. This is one of them: "Tragedy of the commons In economic science, the tragedy of the commons is a situation in which ...
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Quotes
Jul 20Jul 20

Posted by gsiamne
It is not easy to convey, unless one has experienced it, the dramatic feeling of sudden enlightenment that floods the mind when the right idea finally clicks into place. One immediately sees how many previously puzzling facts are neatly explained by ...
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News & Links
Jul 20Jul 20

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKNovavax is here! Just not the silver bullet we need YLE 07/20/2022
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jul 19Jul 19

Posted by azzow2
I had been wondering why there are so many more flies this year. Here is a possible reason why Here are some possible solutions This article from 2019 Scientific America has some things to be aware of with flies ...
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Posts
Jul 18Jul 18

Posted by OldGoat43
INTERNATIONAL CANNABIS NEWS7/18/2022 Officials from Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and The Netherlands met to discuss cannabis regulations. LINK: Russia's mission to the Organization for ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jul 17Jul 17

Posted by Imran2022
Is scientific progress a 'good' thing? Scientific inventions are used to benefit people but also to harm them. Is the benefit greater than the harm? Archimedes is famous for inventing levers, cogwheels and pulleys. On one occasion, he used his ...
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Dating for Real People
Jul 16Jul 16

Posted by HankHunter13
Sometimes, I wonder if believing in Romantic Love is like believing in God. It sounded good when we were stupid kids. And because of Brain Chemistry, for Reproduction, when we were in our late teens or 20 something. But, in Real Life, it's another ...
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Music, Movies & Books
Jul 16Jul 16

Posted by Lorajay
Many people that I meet from other states are amazed that an Oklahoman expresses my points of view. I am far from an anomaly even though we are in the minority. The following post was copied from the Facebook of my friend Sam McMichael who was once ...
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COVID CULT
Jul 15Jul 15

Posted by BDair
The Church of Pfizer: D.C. promotes ‘Faith In Vaccine’ initiative Worshipping the mRNA. Sure, there’s zero scientific evidence that mRNA vaccines are working, but that doesn’t mean you should abandon your faith in Big Pharma’s money making ...
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COVID-19
Jul 14Jul 14

Posted by puff
Why can't we control covid? Because the virus is too clever according to the WHO's special envoy on the virus. Mutates too fast. Good scientific conclusion that; "too clever". Here's another theory. Perhaps, just perhaps, covid medicines are not ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 14Jul 14

Posted by Word
So, illogical atheist wants someone to do some Harry Potter God whiz bang to produce a volume of supernatural goo substance. So, like take a hand full of the supernatural goo substance and run it thru some scientific testing to analyze it for its ...
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General & Hellos
Jul 13Jul 13

Posted by skado
It’s not really about whether you consider yourself an atheist or a theist. It’s about whether you seek, understand, and trust methodically gathered evidence, or you are satisfied with your own sentiments. Atheists can become as attached to ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jul 7Jul 7

Posted by Matias
LINKThe 'Pink and Blue Brain' Myth
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Just for Laughs
Jul 6Jul 6

Posted by Ryo1
A scientific explanation, please? 😆
3 comments
Politics
Jul 4Jul 4

Posted by racocn8
Given that the United States is diving head first into the cesspool of theocracy, what can we expect? (Hint: What would Putin like to see happen to the US?) No same-sex marriage, no contraception, no affirmative action, no biology, Intelligent ...
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