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I enjoyed this supercut of brief clips from all the past Oscar winners in the Special Effects category starting from 1927, plus all the nominees for this year’s award. While I have a deep admiration for the people who produce these amazing.

There are some things that in the grand scheme of life don’t matter at all but still annoy me. One is the increasing use of overwrought headlines for news stories that promise way more than they deliver. As one might expect, I read a lot of.

Famous Atheists Ever wonder if somebody famous is an atheist or not? Well, you’ve come to the right place to (hopefully) find out. This is an extremely long list.

Back in 1983, approximately 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the United States. Today, ownership of the news media has been

Apr 23, 2011  · "One of the greatest challenges facing civilization in the twenty-first century is for human beings to learn to speak about their deepest personal concerns—about.

I’m 36 years old. Until a few months ago I had never been drunk. In the mid-90’s I became aware of straight edge as part of my growing love of punk and hardcore music. For those unaware, it was a term coined by Ian Mackaye (of Minor.

Aug 26, 2008  · Installing OCRopus on Debian/Ubuntu. Make sure that you have the following packages installed. #apt-get install subversion build-essential ftjam jam.

Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers to shoot female rebels in their genitals, the latest in a.

Free will is an illusion. Our amazingly, wonderfully complex brains are comprised of various cognitive systems cycling amongst themselves and generating our thoughts.

The US truly is exceptional. It seems we are the one nation that feels free to bomb anyone, any time. The British used to be like that. Before then it was the French,

The New Zealand Police are trying to convince me that they have a sense of humor, are compassionate, (fairly) sensible, and well-trained. Meanwhile in the US, the.

I’m home! I get one day of rest before charging on another venture, but I thought I’d let you know about some Important News. It’s an old story. A billionaire-funded Christian organization is currently working to clone Jesus Christ after.

Apr 23, 2011  · "One of the greatest challenges facing civilization in the twenty-first century is for human beings to learn to speak about their deepest personal concerns—about.

Credible sources believe that, by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean. Whether that terrifying prediction comes true or not, we have a massive plastic problem on our hands already. Of course, one of the biggest contributors.

Back in 1983, approximately 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the United States. Today, ownership of the news media has been

Volvox, the Fierce Roller, is a model organism for the evolution of multicellularity and cellular differentiation. I am a biologist who studies the evolution of biological complexity using Volvox and related algae as a study system. I blog.

A couple of weeks ago, an episode of Ed Miliband’s podcast, Reasons to be Cheerful, was devoted to penal policy and prison reform. It features a fascinating interview with Nils Öberg, director general of the Swedish prison and probation.

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After seeing Pulp Fiction I swore never to watch any more of Quentin Tarantino’s films, seeing them as vehicles for him to indulge his personal fantasies of.

As Jordan Peterson’s become more and more influential, there’s been an uptick in the number of people writing about him. The most astute analysis I’ve seen yet comes in podcast form via CANADALAND, but a recent blog post by PZ Myers.

If you’re looking for a specific word, phrase or name, press Ctrl-F to do a seach of this page. Famous Atheists: Activists and Educators Clark Adams (1969–2007.

Aug 26, 2008  · Installing OCRopus on Debian/Ubuntu. Make sure that you have the following packages installed. #apt-get install subversion build-essential ftjam jam.

I’ve made two videos about Jordan Peterson now: in the first, I addressed the basic errors in biology he made in a television interview, and in the second I drilled down into the bad biology in the first chapter of his book, where he.

If you’re looking for a specific word, phrase or name, press Ctrl-F to do a seach of this page. Famous Atheists: Activists and Educators Clark Adams (1969–2007.

Posts about Bengali women in East London written by Community Women’s blog manager

How To Update Google Play Store On Android Phone To have a clean standardized update system would mean all the OEMs would have to agree to abide strictly by. to make Windows Phone popular, has essentially admitted failure on the app store front, and is now trying to make. Update for. for mobile phones today. The best part of Android is that you don’t

Free will is an illusion. Our amazingly, wonderfully complex brains are comprised of various cognitive systems cycling amongst themselves and generating our thoughts.

This seems like an easy question. It is at the top of Mount Everest, of course. But is it that simple? It depends on how you define highest. If you mean the height above sea level, then yes, that is the correct answer. But the Earth is not a.

Fivethirtyeight Blog Nate Silver at fivethirtyeight looks at the declining favorability ratings of John McCain’s vice presidential running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Whether this ultimately has any effect on the Presidential race remains to be seen; Obama’s. FiveThirtyEight provided some of the numbers behind how the Eagles changed their offense to allow Foles to succeed. Don’t

The US has been working on a series of “upgrades” to its existing nuclear.

Last week’s episode of the excellent radio program This American Life dealt with the trouble that can arise when people say or do something that alienates their former allies. There were two main stories. One dealt with a “dyed-in-the-wool,

News Aggregator WordPress Thoora’s website, Android tablet app, WordPress plugin, and all user data will be blinked. SkyGrid, NewsMix, Pulse, and many others are all tackling cross-vertical news aggregation. Given that this venue originated when the authors were all working together at the University of Alberta but now have diverged (while still sharing the common goal. One blog

On the 4th of March, there are going to be general elections in Italy. I am making my prediction now, so that you don’t think that I will be shocked when the results come back. Despite all that has happened politically since the election of.

Famous Atheists Ever wonder if somebody famous is an atheist or not? Well, you’ve come to the right place to (hopefully) find out. This is an extremely long list.

If you knew where all the nuclear bunkers were, and all the targets were, you could plan ahead and be the first to leave your bones and bloody scratch-marks on the.