Monthly Archives: September 2013

Andre Rieu for our Souls

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNA3WVBCzkw

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Zero Hour: Disaster at Chernobyl (Discovery Channel) (2004)

This is quite fascinating. It seems obvious the lead Engineer, directing the inherently dangerous test lacked any understanding of how the RMBK reactor worked. While the RMBK reactor has design characteristics that were dangerous under certain modes of operation, the computer control system … Continue reading

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30 Unique Historical Photos From Our Past

http://seriouslyforreal.com/seriously-for-real/unique-photographs-from-our-lpast/

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A new worker’s revolution is rising in China and it doesn’t involve humans.

With soaring wages and an aging population, electronics factory managers say the day is approaching when robotic workers will replace people on the Chinese factory floor. A new wave of industrial robots is in development, ranging from high-end humanoid machines … Continue reading

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Force or persuasion

Now the intercourse between individuals and between social groups takes one of two forms, force or persuasion. Commerce is the great example of intercourse by way of persuasion. War, slavery, and governmental compulsion exemplify the reign of force. Alfred North … Continue reading

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Isolated: The Zo’é Tribe

In this inhabited jungle, the human voice is an ancestral melody and open secret in a silent and forbidden territory. The cellphone fever hasn’t reached here yet, but their need for communication is as important as ours. It’s 8am and … Continue reading

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The Turning Point – Full Film…. Exposing Bilderburg Group & Ruling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2Lh-aWJysI Hello my friends…often the public are unaware of the true machinations of rule over the world’s population….there are clandestine, secretive meetings that are held for the elite to exert undemocratic rule over an unsuspecting and overloaded/worked/stressed world population. Wars … Continue reading

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The Great Debate – What is Life?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIHMnD2FDeY Roger Bingham (The Science Network): – “How you would define life?” Criss McKey (NASA Ames Research Center): – “We don’t need a definition. We can recognize it by the molecules it leaves behind.” This is not an answer of … Continue reading

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Is Work Necessary?

by Sean Carroll In an ideal world we would all pursue the things that are important to us, which give meaning to our lives by permitting us to express our creativity and which also permit us to live the lives which … Continue reading

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Someone is stealing your life

by Michael Ventura (Excerpted from LA Weekly 26-Jan-90) Most American adults wake around 6 to 7 in the morning. Get to work at 8 or 9. Knock off around 5. Home again, 6-ish. Fifty weeks a year. For about 45 years. Most are … Continue reading

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The 6 Filthiest Facts About the Rich

Unrestrained capitalism has led to an untenable situation. BY Paul Buchheit, AlterNet  The 400 richest Americans made $200 billion in just one year. That’s equivalent to the combined total of the federal food stamp, education, and housing budgets. First of all, … Continue reading

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Sustainable Energy – without the hot air

http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/sustainable/book/tex/sewtha.pdf Preface What’s this book about? I’m concerned about cutting UK emissions of twaddle – twaddle about sustainable energy. Everyone says getting off fossil fuels is important, and we’re all encouraged to “make a difference,” but many of the things that allegedly make … Continue reading

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Syria conflict

UN’s Del Ponte says evidence Syria rebels ‘used sarin’ Testimony from victims of the conflict in Syria suggests rebels have used the nerve agent, sarin, a leading member of a UN commission of inquiry has said. Carla Del Ponte told Swiss … Continue reading

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