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2015/01/23 18:15
2015/01/23 18:15
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The co-founder and former guitarist of the popular world-famous Christian rock band the Newsboys has officially renounced his Christian faith and is calling members of the current version of the band...
2015/01/23 18:15
2015/01/23 18:15
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2015/01/22 13:30
2015/01/22 13:30
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This is a year designated by the UN General Assembly as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. For the UN, this refers to something quite concrete: the benefits of light in...
2015/01/21 09:42
2015/01/21 09:42
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I laughed out loud when I saw the segment on the QVC shopping network where host Shawn Killinger and designer Isaac Mizrahi argued over whether or not our Moon was a planet. Or a star. Or cheese. Not...
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2015/01/17 07:08
2015/01/17 07:08
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Note - MNLink is back. Please ask for help at the Main Desk or call 537-7003 to place a hold. Fiction Addison, Katherine. The Goblin Emperor (Science Fiction / Fantasy) Bilal, Parker. The Ghost...
2015/01/15 15:33
2015/01/15 15:33
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The popular image of a scientist is usually visualized as a person in a white coat, in a laboratory setting, bending over a microscope or handling vials filled with liquids. In fact, there are a...
2015/01/15 05:15
2015/01/15 05:15
10d
... Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena,” wrote the astronomer Carl Sagan. “Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors, so that, in glory and triumph, they...
2015/01/14 22:15
2015/01/14 22:15
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Mudita means appreciative joy at the success and good fortune of others. Evaluation of achievement is a precursor to mudita, and appreciation a component of mudita. Seeing the good in others and...
2015/01/13 16:46
2015/01/13 16:46
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For 13 weeks last year, Neil deGrasse Tyson found himself welcomed into the homes of millions of Americans each week, but he remains somewhat mystified that he also has the power to draw so many of...
2015/01/13 13:42
2015/01/13 13:42
12d
For all the exciting stories and developments that basic science research produces, there is one question that the public never tires of asking: "What are the possible applications of that discovery?"...
2015/01/08 14:13
2015/01/08 14:13
17d
... Inspirational Atheist" by Buzzy Jackson is a collection of uplifting quotations from some of mankind's most important philosophers, scientists, writers, and comedians. "The Inspirational Atheist"...
2015/01/07 20:56
2015/01/07 20:56
17d
Aside from Stephen Hawking, movie star, Neil deGrasse Tyson might be the best known living scientist since Carl Sagan — and like Sagan, he has a gift for publicity. (Among other things, Tyson narrated...
2015/01/05 13:40
2015/01/05 13:40
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First, the team with no quarterback lost. Then, the team with no running back lost. Then, the team with no receivers lost. Finally, the team famous for losing because of penalties and weird calls...
2015/01/03 12:28
2015/01/03 12:28
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A Scotsman claims a rock he found digging a doggy loo resembles Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue(Wikipedia) Scotsman Phil Coby unearthed something unexpected when digging a doggy loo in the garden of...
2015/01/02 19:43
2015/01/02 19:43
22d
One of the most enjoyable YouTube videos I have seen recently is a "pretentious movie review" - on the humour channel run by Kanan Gill - of the 1990 film Tum Mere Ho, in which Aamir Khan played a...
2014/12/31 21:15
2014/12/31 21:15
24d
Here’s a common question: How many stars can you see with the naked eye on a clear night? Every eye is a bit different but under ideal conditions the most frequent number given is 2,000 to 2,500, all...
2014/12/31 16:18
2014/12/31 16:18
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As Carl Sagan said in Cosmos,"the size and age of the cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding. Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home." This year was an...
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2014/12/30 18:18
2014/12/30 18:18
25d
One of the reasons that the search for life elsewhere in the universe is so exciting is that it would take only one chance discovery, one lucky break, for all the walls to come tumbling down. But...
2014/12/29 15:21
2014/12/29 15:21
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Young people are useless at fixing gadgets and appliances because they live in a 'disposable' world, claims engineer Professor Danielle George, of the University of Manchester will give this year's...
2014/12/28 19:26
2014/12/28 19:26
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When explaining science, Carl Sagan drew his comparisons from ancient history. Tyson makes pop-culture references.Credit Photograph by Pari Dukovic It was a mild October day in Hollywood, but a trace...
2014/12/28 09:09
2014/12/28 09:09
28d
Ideas include using a magnifying glass and shoe box to turn a mobile phone into a rudimentary projector; how to use tin foil to make too small batteries fit correctly and how to turn a bottle of water...
2015/01/23 18:15
2015/01/23 18:15
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