Monthly Archives: November 2013

Two bizarre deep-sea creatures

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
First we have a creature that may be new to science. It’s one of the weirdest animals I’ve ever seen, and was captured on film by an oil-rig camera.  I can’t embed the…

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Shermer and Dalton go after science-y woo

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Michael Shermer and Brian Dalton (“Mr. Deity”) analyze the phenomenon of New Wave Quantum Consciousness Gurus.  The target is pretty clear. The video is described as “A Con Academy mini course in the…

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Thanksgiving Myth Busted: Eating Turkey Won’t Make You Sleepy | LiveScience

Thanksgiving Myth Busted: Eating Turkey Won’t Make You Sleepy | LiveScience.

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The panda ant

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Well, it’s not really an ant but a wasp—a wasp in the hymenopteran family Multillidae, also called—for obvious reasons—”velvet ants.” (Ants and wasps are fairly closely related; in fact, ants evolved from early…

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Dead whale explodes

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Warning: GROSS! Do not watch if you can’t take an exploding whale spewing its guts everywhere. (You’ll watch anyway) I pondered long and hard about putting this up, but decided to because it…

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Wrong About Being Wrong | George Monbiot

Wrong About Being Wrong | George Monbiot.

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Guillermo Back-to-Back at the 2013 AMAs

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Is Punishment or Reward More Effective?

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True Facts About The Sea Pig

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Thanksgiving Etiquette

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25 Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 36)

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Duncan Lou Who – I’m a Boxer Puppy, with legs of two.

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Duncan Lou Who – 1 fish, 2 fish, red fish, Boxer fish

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FISA court, which approves FBI, NSA surveillance, faces reform challenge from Oregon senators | OregonLive.com

FISA court, which approves FBI, NSA surveillance, faces reform challenge from Oregon senators | OregonLive.com.

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Borderland Beat: Interview with US Defense Attorney turned Tijuana Narcojunior.

http://www.borderlandbeat.com/2013/11/interview-with-us-defense-attorney.html Sent from my iPad

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Araucaria’s last puzzle: crossword master dies | Crosswords | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/2013/nov/26/araucaria-puzzle-crossword-master-dies Sent from my iPad

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The N.S.A. Dips Into Pornography – NYTimes.com

The N.S.A. Dips Into Pornography – NYTimes.com.

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A Bird Whose Life Depends on a Crab – NYTimes.com

A Bird Whose Life Depends on a Crab – NYTimes.com.

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RDFRS: Top 10 Questions from Richard’s Live Chat on Reddit

RDFRS: Top 10 Questions from Richard’s Live Chat on Reddit.

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Informed Comment » Pope Francis: Why are Deaths of the Homeless not a Headline but a 2-point Dow Jones rise is? (Germanos)

Informed Comment » Pope Francis: Why are Deaths of the Homeless not a Headline but a 2-point Dow Jones rise is? (Germanos).

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Informed Comment » NSA monitored visits of “Radicalizers” to Chat Rooms, Skin Sites to Discredit Them

Informed Comment » NSA monitored visits of “Radicalizers” to Chat Rooms, Skin Sites to Discredit Them.

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A 13-step guide to trashing Ndamukong Suh, the NFL’s most eloquent and incendiary bad guy – Grantland

A 13-step guide to trashing Ndamukong Suh, the NFL’s most eloquent and incendiary bad guy – Grantland.

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NYTimes: The Obamacare Worm Turns

http://nyti.ms/18mb1Dn It’s happening already.

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Families

http://nyti.ms/1evTacj NYTimes: The Great Shakeup of the American Family Same-sex parents. Cohabiting couples. Voluntary kin. Children with parents in prison. Immigrant-Americans. What we thought of as the typical American family is being rapidly redefined.

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Olivia Robertson – Obituary – Telegraph

Olivia Robertson – Obituary – Telegraph.

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