World on the verge of a nervous breakdown
Capitalism’s ceaseless quest to cut costs made us more jittery in 2011, and there’s no relief in sight.
I like this part a lot:
…after the great global crash of 2008,
Study says evolution theory all wet
A UO scientist says fish probably made the transition to land in a wooded, humid environment, not a desert
I almost didn’t blog on this because it seems rather ‘Duh!’ to me, but …
And the continued solidification of our Great Police State Nation…
2011: The Year Intellectual Property Trumped Civil Liberties
One could hope that the pendulum will swing back at some point, but I lack faith that our oligarchy will allow …
Study: Vitamins, Omega-3s may keep brain from shrinking
Of course, we don’t want to encourage any young people to follow this advice 😉 We oldsters need whatever advantage we can get!
This part sucks a bit though:
The 6 Weirdest Things That Are Ruining Your Memory
Another Cracked article I just can’t pass up posting. Be sure to check out the pictures and captions, they are half the amusement of the article!
It amazes me how …
SETI to Scour the Moon for Alien Footprints?
Of course, it is a long shot, as the article states:
If these hypothetical aliens are advanced enough to traverse the vast distances between the stars, and if they decided to
Why health care competition won’t work
I was quite skeptical when I read the title, but decided to read it anyway since it is a subject I follow fairly closely. It is quite interesting in looking at the psychology …
I thought I would document my thought process on a biofuel-based product that I recently conceived of. This is the sort of economic analysis I use when I evaluate alternatives (for my take on alternatives in general, please see The …
How Banks Cheat Taxpayers
Of course, the reason is because the banks own the politicians. But lets envision (fantasize), for just a second, that there was someone in charge not in the pockets of the oligarchy. What would be …
Can a molecule make us moral?
The author seems very sure of himself, but without doing a bunch of reading I can’t tell if it is justified or not. I think the article is worth a read and while …