Explorers Find Passage to Earth’s Dark Age

Geochemical signals from deep inside Earth are beginning to shed light on the planet’s first 50 million years, a formative period long viewed as inaccessible to science. Earth scientists hope that their growing knowledge of the planet’s early history will shed light on poorly understood features seen today, from continents to geysers. Eric King Natalie … Continue reading Explorers Find Passage to Earth’s Dark Age

A Debate Over the Physics of Time

Dan Falk Contributing Writer July 19, 2016 For entire article go to: https://www.quantamagazine.org/a-debate-over-the-physics-of-time-20160719/ According to our best theories of physics, the universe is a fixed block where time only appears to pass. Yet a number of physicists hope to replace this “block universe” with a physical theory of time. Einstein once described his friend Michele … Continue reading A Debate Over the Physics of Time

HOMO SAPIEN OR HOMO PROSPECTUS?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/19/opinion/sunday/why-the-future-is-always-on-your-mind.html By MARTIN E. P. SELIGMAN and JOHN TIERNEY MAY 19, 2017 We are misnamed. We call ourselves Homo sapiens, the “wise man,” but that’s more of a boast than a description. What makes us wise? What sets us apart from other animals? Various answers have been proposed — language, tools, cooperation, culture, tasting bad … Continue reading HOMO SAPIEN OR HOMO PROSPECTUS?

THE WORLD’S TALLEST MAN

http://listverse.com/2017/05/12/top-10-freaky-facts-about-the-tallest-man/ BY ANTHONY SFARRA MAY 12, 2017   Guinness World Records recognizes Robert Wadlow as the tallest human ever for whom there are indisputable, documented measurements. The Alton Giant, as he was called, stood 272 centimeters (8’11″) tall. Robert’s stature led to a very unique life, and he became something of a celebrity for his height. … Continue reading THE WORLD’S TALLEST MAN

The Most Dangerous Species On The Planet

http://www.greeningz.com/interesting/most-dangerous-species-on-the-planet/7/ By Samantha Burd, Apr 23, 2017 Although many creatures on Earth are docile and harmless, there are many who are just the opposite. Both large and small, the earth is home to some very ferocious animals. Here are the most dangerous species on the planet. Blue-Ringed Octopus The Blue-Ringed Octopus lives in tide pools and coral … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Species On The Planet

ENDING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Report: Plan To Force God Into Public Schools Released February 17, 2017 by Michael Stone New Education Reform Report written for the Trump administration would put the Christian God in public schools. An alarming report, written by a Christian conservative group with ties to Education Secretary Betsy Devos, plans for the promotion of Christianity in … Continue reading ENDING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Hillbillies and Rednecks

http://www.tartansauthority.com/global-scots/us-scots-history/hillbillies-and-rednecks/ By Todd J. Wilkinson Many words commonly used in America today have their origins in our Celtic roots. While the following terms discussed are associated today with the American South and southern culture, their origins are distinctly Scottish and Ulster-Scottish (Scots-Irish), and date to the mass immigration of Scottish Lowland and Ulster Presbyterians to … Continue reading Hillbillies and Rednecks

WHY MEN DO NOT LIVE AS LONG AS WOMEN

http://aging.nautil.us/feature/189/why-men-dont-live-as-long-as-women?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=email by RICHARD G. BRIBIESCAS Years ago when I was conducting my doctoral research on the evolutionary history of men among a remote indigenous community of hunter-gatherers living in the forests of South America, I came across a man donning a well-worn baseball cap likely donated by missionaries. The cap read, “There are three stages to … Continue reading WHY MEN DO NOT LIVE AS LONG AS WOMEN