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Atheism Is Inconsistent with the Scientific Method, Prize-Winning Physicist Says - Scientific American
Marcelo Gleiser, a 60-year-old Brazil-born theoretical physicist at Dartmouth College and prolific science popularizer, has won this year’s Templeton Prize. Valued at just under $1.
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When was the last time you heard a seminar speaker claim there was ‘no difference’ between two groups because the difference was ‘statistically non-significant’? If your experience matches ours, there’s a good chance that this happened at the last talk you attended.
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John Hyduk - Loading Dock Manifesto Essay by John Hyduk
This is my life: I work the graveyard shift for a beverage distributor outside Cleveland, Ohio. Thirty hours a week I'm making the world safe for carbonated refreshment. Or at least three counties of it. Job, life — same difference.
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The Russian Spy Who Wasn't | The New Republic
On a steamy Sunday last July, at about half-past noon, a caravan of unmarked SUVs exited the FBI’s Washington, D.C., field office, an eight-story concrete building that exudes all the charm of a supermax prison. The cars moved swiftly across the city; speed was critical.
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Sick and tired: Online activists are silencing us, scientists say
LONDON – The emails, tweets and blog posts in the “abuse” folder that Michael Sharpe keeps on his computer continue to pile up.
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How Inuit Parents Raise Kids Without Yelling — And Teach Them To Control Anger : Goats and Soda : NPR
Back in the 1960s, a Harvard graduate student made a landmark discovery about the nature of human anger. At age 34, Jean Briggs traveled above the Arctic Circle and lived out on the tundra for 17 months. There were no roads, no heating systems, no grocery stores.
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Descartes was wrong: ‘a person is a person through other persons’ | Aeon Ideas
According to Ubuntu philosophy, which has its origins in ancient Africa, a newborn baby is not a person. People are born without ‘ena’, or selfhood, and instead must acquire it through interactions and experiences over time.
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The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority Robert P. Crease W. W. Norton (2019) Hanging in the Louvre Museum in Paris is an imposing painting, The Preaching of St Paul at Ephesus.
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Wikipedia and the Wisdom of Polarized Crowds - Issue 70: Variables - Nautilus
In 2013, James Evans, a University of Chicago sociologist and computational scientist, launched a study to see if science forged a bridge across the political divide. Did conservatives and liberals at least agree on biology and physics and economics? Short answer: No.
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3 days ago
Read color hex codes - David DeSandro at dotCSS 2018
How does a colorblind designer work with color? Not with his eyes! Instead David relies on reading color hex codes. He shares his process into understanding those six-digit codes and related insights into human vision, computer history, and digital color.
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And the award for best Oscar quote of the night goes to... | GMA
Missed the most talked about night in Hollywood? Here are the 10 best quotes from the Oscars during the 91st Academy Awards.
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