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Podcast: Morality in the Rich and Poor, Dolphin Greetings, and More

Science Mag Do the rich behave more dishonestly than the rest of us? How do dolphins say hello? And how can bacteria help capture and store carbon dioxide? Science‘s Online News Editor David Grimm chats about these stories and more … Continue reading

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Taxing Termites, Wetlands, Volcanoes and Sacred Cows?

Anthony Watts WUWT UPDATE: The image previously displayed has been replaced with a more accurate representation – previous pinnacle image was misidentified as a termite mound in the Zemanta suggested images offered by WordPress.com to bloggers. Letter to the Editor … Continue reading

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The Great Capitalist Heist: How Paris Hilton’s Dogs Ended Up Better Off Than You

Alternet Elites say that we need inequality to encourage the rich to invest and the creative to invent. That’s working out well — for 1% pooches. Editor’s Note: When harmful beliefs plague a population, you can bet that the 1% … Continue reading

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The latest goss on infanticide

Michael Cook BioEdge A Washington Post blog has announced that the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, is preparing a special issue on infanticide. This follows the world-wide controversy over the JME’s February 23 article, “After-birth abortion: … Continue reading

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Robert Zubrin: Radical Environmentalists and Other Merchants of Despair

Reason TV “We have never been in danger of running out of resources,” says Dr. Robert Zubrin, “but we have encountered considerable dangers from people who say we are running out of resources and who say that human activities need … Continue reading

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Podcast: Genetic Scars, Creepy People, and Acid-Fighting Body Armor

David Grimm and Sarah Crespi Science Now Can childhood abuse leave a genetic mark? Why do some people give us the chills? And did so-called dermal bone prevent the blood of early land animals from turning acidic? Science‘s Online News … Continue reading

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The ‘getting’ of Assange and the smearing of a revolution

Source: John Pilger The High Court in London will soon to decide whether Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual misconduct. At the appeal hearing in July, Ben Emmerson QC, counsel for the defence, … Continue reading

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The Love Competition Documentary by Brent Hoff

The Love Competition is a short documentary film by Brent Hoff, a filmmaker and editor of the video magazine Wholphin, on a scientific study with Stanford University’s Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging to investigate the neurochemical nature of love.

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Matt Welch Talks Social Contract, Personal Liberty, Government, Affirmative Action on MSNBC

MSNBC/Reason TV Reason Magazine Editor in Chief Matt Welch appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss the Hobbesian social contract, whether or not the current scope of government is too large, the difference between “states’ rights” and personal liberty, … Continue reading

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Punk Economics: Lesson 2

Irish economist David McWilliams explains the ECB’s massive cash for trash scheme — bailing out banks with your money. Writer/Director: David McWilliams Producer/Editor: Mary Catherine Brouder Artist: Mark Flood Production Manager: Sanja Miladinovic

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