Tag Archives: evolution

Rise of the machines

Asher Moses smh.com.au One of the founding engineers of Skype and Kazaa is in Australia to sound a warning to the human race: fasten your seatbelts, as machines are becoming so intelligent that they could pose an existential threat. Jaan … Continue reading

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Fluoride: The Hard to Swallow Truth Documentary

This short documentary looks at the initial theories behind the effectiveness of fluoride and where it originated. It goes on to show the lack of science behind the use of Fluoride and reveals Fluoride as a toxic waste substance that … Continue reading

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The End of Globalisation – World – October 2008

Journeyman Pictures The global financial machine has ground perilously close to a halt. This timely film explores what went wrong with economic globalisation. How could the financial world have miscalculated so badly? We define what globalisation means in terms of … Continue reading

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Incredible Human Journey 4/5 Australia (BBC)

BBC Evolution Documentary Broadcast (2010) Alice looks at our ancestors’ seemingly impossible journey to Australia. Miraculously preserved footprints and very old human fossils buried in the outback suggest a mystery: that humans reached Australia almost before anywhere else. How could … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Transhumanists

Before It’s News Transhumanism in a fortune cookie:  the familiar human world is just one point along a continuum of evolution, and we have an unprecedented capacity to participate in that process.  And yet, the future being as slippery as … Continue reading

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Michio Kaku: The Biotech Revolution (BBC)

BBC/Evolution Documentaries Broadcast (2007) Genetics and biotechnology promise a future of unprecedented health and longevity: DNA screening could prevent many diseases, gene therapy could cure them and, thanks to lab-grown organs, the human body could be repaired as easily as … Continue reading

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Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

Jonathan Haidt TED Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative … Continue reading

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Australian Dietary Guidelines – Incorporating the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

National Health and Medical Research Council Preface Extract Never in our nation’s history have Australians had such a wide variety of dietary options. Yet the rising incidence of obesity and diabetes in our population is evidence of the need for … Continue reading

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Oldest organism with skeleton discovered in Australia

Iqbal Pittalwala EurekAlert RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A team of paleontologists has discovered the oldest animal with a skeleton. Called Coronacollina acula, the organism is between 560 million and 550 million years old, which places it in the Ediacaran period, before … Continue reading

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The German Wehrmacht

Hitler’s army thundered through Europe from 1939 to 1945 and brought needless death and destruction to the continent. What was it like to serve in this army? To conduct one of the bloodiest wars in history? To occupy half of … Continue reading

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