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January 16th, 2018 - 12:13 pm § in Misc.

Spreading on toast


January 16th, 2018 - 12:07 pm § in Misc.



January 16th, 2018 - 12:45 am § in Misc.

Why Does Architecture Work? Is it Our Brains?

This Is Your Brain on Architecture A new book explores the neuroscience of architecture, finding that many buildings and urban spaces fail the people who use them. CITYLAB.COM[...]

January 15th, 2018 - 9:16 am § in Misc.

Happy Robert E Lee Birthday*

*ARKANSAS Third Monday in January[6] Robert E. Lee‘s birthday (state holiday combined with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day).[...]

January 15th, 2018 - 8:17 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who said that?

“Today we know that oil, which was a natural wonder, and which took 300 million years to form, humanity will have used up the proven and probable reserves of it in just 150 years … That fact is as serious as the worst natural disaster imaginable, because if we’re suddenly left without fuel[...]

January 15th, 2018 - 1:45 am § in Misc.



January 15th, 2018 - 12:41 am § in Misc.

How Are Your Tomatoes Doin?


January 14th, 2018 - 4:56 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Cryonic heaven, no angels or virgins.

by: Valerie Barbaro Published in the July / August 2011 Humanist When I was seventeen, my boyfriend at the time, Jon, showed me a movie he and his friends had made about the cryogenically frozen head of Walt Disney. The plot revolved around the evil high jinks of the reanimated (and still disembodie[...]

January 14th, 2018 - 2:13 am § in Misc.


A “friend” on Facebook asked me if I believed that the “Bible” was the revealed truth of God. Since I know this “friend” is a Christian, I answered as follows:   Well .. if you mean the Roman Bible … the one with miscellaneous pieces of Jewish history a[...]

January 14th, 2018 - 1:21 am § in Misc.


One problem non scientists fail to understand is that “science” is not a community of unrelated disciplines. Science is a series of interlocking disciplines. So, while I am not a “climate scientist” I am a life scientist and know that my colleagues who do quantum mechanics, a[...]