This article from YourTango was written by Julie Orlov. Words are powerful. They can cut you, heal you, inspire you, and stop you from certain actions. Learning the language of a strong, healthy relationship or marriage takes time and diligence, but saying some words regularly may cause irreparable damage. Here are five words that are destined to [...]
By Claire I have spent the afternoon at a seminar titled, “Write that journal article in 7 days”, put together by the Research Skills and Training Centre at ANU and wanted to share some of the wisdom I’ve soaked in. … Continue reading →
So Cook et al1 confirms that there really is a consensus in climate science: 97% of the peer-reviewed literature over the last 20 years supports the fact that humans are responsible for the warming. It’s a solid result, confirming the earlier work of Oreskes and others, but its importance lies in the fact that public [...]
Living fossils? For a long time I have wondered about so-called "living fossils." The definition is not really settled, but basically, they are organisms that haven't changed appreciably for hundreds of thousands, or millions, of years. They appear no different than ancient fossil specimens, but they are alive and well today (hence the name.) Darwin himself coined the term in The Origin of Species: Platypi portrait from 1863“... In fresh water we find some of the most anomalous
Lesbian Talk, Episode 19: Rational Thought: How does it work?
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In this week’s primary podcast, your skeptical hosts The Omega & Diamanda Hagan welcome Youtube’s “Queen Of Atheism” Zinna Jones to talk about a colorful collection of topics that are sure to break your mind at least a little!
Amongst the things they discussed are sun burns on spring break, the inherent strangeness of the Eucharist and youth groups of its fans, death