Jul
31

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -­ kept us in a continuous…

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -­ kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervour -­ with the cry of grave national emergency. Always, there has been some terrible evil at home, or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly… Continue reading »

Jul
30

An excellent excuse to have multiple study locations.

An excellent excuse to have multiple study locations. Embedded Link Change Up Your Study Spaces for Better Recall It seems like age-old advice to find a quiet, clean space and stick with it to do real studying. But cognitive scientists are finding that varying your environment while trying to learn helps you retain knowledge. Google+:… Continue reading »

Jul
29

As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because…

As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because it is impossible to tell where it ends. – Jeremy Bentham Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
23

The same jet stream anomaly that is pushing much of the unusual weather in the Northern…

The same jet stream anomaly that is pushing much of the unusual weather in the Northern Hemisphere is causing havoc in the Arctic. The scorching Arctic heat wave and massive burning has been set off, once again, by a high amplitude northward bulge in the polar Jet Stream and related ‘heat dome’ high pressure system… Continue reading »

Jul
23

It is a struggle

A human population approaching 7 billion can be maintained only by desolating the Earth. If wild habitat is given over to human cultivation and habitation, if rainforests can be turned into green deserts, if genetic engineering enables ever-higher yields to be extorted from the thinning soils—then humans will have created for themselves a new geological… Continue reading »

Jul
23

Got kids?

A three part read. Embedded Link Raising Kids for a Resilient Future The next 20 years are going to be completely unlike the last 20 years. ; ~ Chris Martenson We are heading into a future that does not follow the rules and expectations that the past few generat Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View… Continue reading »

Jul
22

In order to rally people, governments need enemies

They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us. – Thich Nhat Hanh Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
21

Want to talk about fresh food?

Want to talk about fresh food? Embedded Link The Supermarket Where You Pick Your Own Produce – Modern Farmer Meet The Farmery, an all-in-one greenhouse and local food mart that will offer urbanites the opportunity to harvest their favorite greens on the spot. Google+: Reshared 3 times Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
21

KARA SEA TEMPERATURE ANOMALY 20 JULY 2013

The temperatures on parts of Kara Sea and surrounding coast has hit +40C, or over +100F. Temperature legend map by Foreca. Large rises of methane has been measured from the region. Here is a link to the current temperature map. http://www.foreca.com/Russia/Murmansk?map=temp Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
20

Hmmm, can't hurt.

Hmmm, can't hurt. Embedded Link Hair Is An Extension Of The Nervous System – Why Indians Keep Their Hair Long This information about hair has been hidden from the public since the Viet Nam War . Our culture leads people to believe that hair style is a matter o … Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+:… Continue reading »

Jul
20

Fascinating.

Fascinating. Reshared post from +Buddhini Samarasinghe Quorum Sensing and Virulence Following on the heels of my recent post on Bacterial Biofilms (http://goo.gl/hQbSL), I wanted to write about quorum sensing next. This is a fascinating topic, and understanding how it works helps explain how a bacterium can go from being harmless to pathogenic. To that effect,… Continue reading »

Jul
20

Food moves from having a central place in a culture to becoming simply another commodity…

Food moves from having a central place in a culture to becoming simply another commodity as the wealth of the society increases. The second that the health of soil slips to second place in importance to the people living in the society is the second that the slow and steady march towards collapse begins. –… Continue reading »

Jul
19

Capitalism fits the description

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creeds into law if it acquires the political power to do so, and will follow it by suppressing opposition, subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young, and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics. –… Continue reading »

Jul
19

THE AGE OF STUPID focuses on the archivist as he tries to work out why we didn't…

THE AGE OF STUPID focuses on the archivist as he tries to work out why we didn't save ourselves while we still had the chance. Embedded Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=931 Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
16

Actual people vote for these morons

How can that possibly be? Is this not the 21st century? In the past month, Republicans in the House of Representatives have pushed to increase US coal burning, approve the Tar Sands Keyston XL Pipeline, remove energy efficiency standards, and to slash US government (ARPA -E) R&D funding for new renewable energy technology by 80… Continue reading »

Jul
15

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime….

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. – Ernest Hemingway Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
14

“The greatest sin of our time is not the few who have destroyed, but the vast majority…

“The greatest sin of our time is not the few who have destroyed, but the vast majority who have sit idly by.” – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
14

Thanks to everyone who gave a +1 and/or a share to the quantum physics series

Reshared post from +Brian Koberlein Thanks to everyone who gave a +1 and/or a share to the quantum physics series.  I'm glad you liked them.  If you missed any of them here's the entire list: The Way the Universe Changed:  http://goo.gl/zeozU (Introduction)State of Decay:  http://goo.gl/FAj4m (Radioactive Decay)Step By Step:  http://goo.gl/FbcOJ (Bohr Model)Infinity and Beyond:  http://goo.gl/RZuCT… Continue reading »

Jul
13

Enough is enough

Reshared post from +Jane Rakali Enough is enough. Fossil fuel is 18th century technology. Time to grow the fuck up. Google+: View post on Google+

Jul
13

Action will determine the general quality of life of every creature on the planet…

Action will determine the general quality of life of every creature on the planet into the distant future. Inaction will lead to death for all, soon.. Whether we act decisively out of knowledge, reason and forethought, or wait until we have no choices left and our hands are finally forced, will define the quality of… Continue reading »

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