October 26, 2015
The Democratic Peoples’ Republic of the Christian States of America is just around the corner. We (the former USA) are at risk of becoming a totalitarian theocratic nation. Please please please vote! Vote early. Vote often.
This is scary as all hell. Please do read the article in detail. You may find it hard to believe. But, it’s chock full of links backing up the statements it makes.
A new PPP survey reveals that Republicans are afflicted most, with 44 percent now favoring installing Christianity as the United States’ official religion. (Lest we forget, the GOP’s roster of potential 2016 candidates is stocked with rabid believers, and even faith-faker Donald Trump is courting evangelicals.) A shocking 28 percent of Democrats are also theocratically inclined. Only 53 percent of Republican and Democratic voters combined oppose declaring Jesus jabberwocky our national faith.
They really want a theocracy: The GOP candidates who want to make you bow to their lord
October 15, 2015
First, this film is not intended to be an attack on Monsanto in particular. That’s just my take.
Home page for the film: http://inhabitfilm.com/
There are a number of excellent points about a holistic look at farming in this film. Farming can produce high yields and increase top soil instead of depleting it. And, in some cases, it may not even need irrigation. This is a really interesting film showing a number of ways permaculture can be practiced in farm country, in the suburbs, and even in cities.
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October 10, 2015
For decades, ExxonMobil funded climate denial. During those same decades, they were leading the industry in planning for climate change.
Their lies may well cause human extinction. And, they’re still lying.
The executives at ExxonMobil are easily among the worst human beings on the planet and are a big part of the reason I’m a misanthrope.
Can we put them toes first into a meat grinder … and turn the crank very very slowly?
September 30, 2015
Since, to my knowledge, the buildup of the amyloids is also an issue in Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Chorea, I would hope that this treatment might also help with those conditions as well.
New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function in Mice
P.S. Do remember that until this treatment exists for humans, and possibly even after, studies have shown that regular consumption of coffee does dramatically reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. Prevention may still win, even with a 75% effective treatment.
September 11, 2015
[T]he idea that we live in a “multiverse” made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility – although it is still a matter of vigorous debate among physicists. The race is now on to find a way to test the theory, including searching the sky for signs of collisions with other universes.
The Theory Of Parallel Universes Is Not Just Maths – It Is Science That Can Be Tested
September 2, 2015
Much like middle class Americans voting Republican, polar bears in Russia are acting against their own self-interest. In this case, they are attempting to stop climate scientists from doing their jobs. </snark>
Polar bears ambush and surround scientists in Russia