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|Do we all live in a giant hologram?
The large scale universe projected onto a two-dimensional boundary There is an active field of research in cosmology and physics seeking to explain the cosmos in terms of a radical idea: we live ...
|Robert Reich Hammers TPP As More "Trickle-Down" Economics: "Have We Learned Nothing?"
|ATTN: Nuz Hounds ~ Friends of Animal Nuz & ericlewis0
Did you recently accept an invitation to the new group Nuz Hounds ? If so, please check your DKosmail for a message from Angie in WA State regarding the upcoming Animal Nuz blogathon! If you are ...
|Angie in WA State||05/03/2015||12|
|Americans Continue To Delude Themselves That They'll Be Rich Someday
No, the odds are you're really not going to get very rich, or even moderately rich, although you'll probably go to your deathbed ...
|The OPOL Report: Fake change in a new box edition
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|The Inoculation Project 5/3/2015: Physics in Baltimore
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
|House Republicans launch direct attack on Earth Sciences slashing $300 to $500 million from NASA
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
|House seeking to slash spending on Earth science
Hard to believe there were times when either political party regularly distinguished itself and alternately embarrassed the entire nation when it came to science. Or that for a few brief shining ...
|Michigan Seismic Event -- 4.0
Michigan experienced a 4.0 seismic event ----8 kilometers south of Galesburg, MI -- at 12:23 PM today, Saturday. It shook my house in East Lansing, was noted by MSU employees and East Lansing ...
|This week in science: stardrive?
There is great excitement in some corners of the space exploration community this week, as several NASA people opened up a discussion with engineers and others outside the agency over a mysterious,
|How To Read A Seismic Hazard Map
Now that the USGS has preliminary come up with a way to quantify the short term hazard of potentially induced earthquakes it’s important to know what these maps are and mean.
|What's the opposite of Rioting? Baltimore cheers Cops being charged in Freddie Gray murder.
Baltimore celebrates after police charged in death of Freddie Gray Residents shouted with joy, embraced and honked car horns on Friday on the same Baltimore streets where rioters had clashed with ...
|"F*ck The Media," Courtesy Of Morgan Freeman
The iconic Morgan Freeman has with three little ...
|S. Dakota official refuses to disclose complaints about banks because it might harm the banks
South Dakota is not a state that is known for open access to public records. But it is now plowing new ground in ridiculous reasons for keeping public documents secret. Bret Afdahl, the director of ...
|Democrats introduce KOCH Act–Keeping Our Campaigns Honest–would require PACs to name donors
Democrats are trying to create a bit more transparency around campaign ads ...
|Watch Jon Stewart's farewell to 'the most senior correspondent on The Best F#@king News Team Ever'
Good night and good luck, Samantha Bee! Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart bid a fond farewell to Samantha Bee, "the most senior correspondent of The Best F#@king News Team Ever." She'...
|While visiting Congress, young boy finds loaded gun left by Capitol Hill police
Image of a Glock, like the one found by a young visitor to Capitol Hill The Capitol Hill police might want to get their act together when ...
|NASA: EM Drive shown to work in space-like vacuum
The EmDrive which made made headlines last year is back in the news with the results from a new set of tests by NASA showing that the drive has been successfully tested in a hard vacuum. The EM ...
|Thawing permafrost could boost global warming in more ways than one
Rapidly thawing Arctic permafrost and coastal erosion on the Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean, near Point Lonely, AK. Photo Taken in August, 2013 Power plants and automobiles burning fossil fuels and ...
|Bernie Sanders for Our President: Contribution Match (with new morning match!)
The day has finally arrived! Bernie Sanders has announced that he's running for president, to save the country and the Democratic party. He's a brave man with a big heart, a sharp mind and ...
|How The American Media Would Have Covered The Death Of Steven Biko
On 12 September 1977, Stephen Bantu Biko died in a prison cell in Pretoria. The announcement of Biko's death by the South African government the next day sparked international and national protest. ...
|Her stance on TPP = none. People! She is just another Elitist!
HRC dodges the question about what her stance on TPP is. Ed Schultz Blasts Hillary Clinton's Stance On TPP by Rising ...
|James Risen: American Psychological Association Secretly Bolstered Bush's Torture Program
James Risen reports today that the American Psychological Association secretly bolstered the Bush Administration's torture program at a time when it was in serious trouble. This secret involvement ...
|Watch MSNBC's Chris Hayes nail media double standard when talking about race
It is time to have a frank conversation about white culture. An oldie but a goodie, let's flashback to 2013, when MSNBC's Chris Hayes and Cord Jefferson from Gawker used satire to highlight the ...
|Louisiana Sheriff's Deputy caught brutally attacking inmate (VIDEO)
David Prejean and dog attacking Marcus Robicheaux Background from The Advocate: It was Dec. 6, 2012, and Marcus ...
|Jon Stewart and his wife bought a farm, plan to create an animal sanctuary
Farmer Jon? Jon Stewart is ...
|Georgia pastor has a message for the gay community: 'Homosexuality is a death worthy crime'
Religious extremism on display in Georgia The American Taliban is alive and well in Georgia. This time in the town of Milledgeville, Georgia where resident Robert ...
|NYT Report on the Continuing War
Last year, President Barack Obama had said that the U.S. war in Afghanistan would be brought to a responsible end. And today, I’d like to update the American people on the way forward in ...
|Watch a Baltimore protester hand Geraldo Rivera (and the media) his ass
"Don't walk away, just listen to me. Talk to me." A protester in West Baltimore confronted Geraldo Rivera last night before he went to his live shot for Fox News. He went OFF on Geraldo, asking ...
|University of Florida shuts down fraternity after members taunted veterans at a retreat
A promotional piece for the Wounded Warrior Retreat Fraternity parties are not known for being most well-behaved events, but the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at the University of ...
|The Voyage of the "Trieste"
In January 1960, two ocean explorers named Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard took the manned submersible Trieste to the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, the deepest spot in the ocean.
|The world wants to know—what exactly happened to Joseph Kent?
Moments before Joseph Kent vanished on live television Joseph Kent is a well-known activist who has been a leader in organizing nonviolent protests–first in Ferguson, Missouri and now in Baltimore,
|PPT Note to President Obama
President Obama, Mr. President, like the First Lady's intentional behavior in regards to the American Obesity Epidemic it appears that COKE is the White House favorite beverage of choice regardless ...
|Pope Francis calls for 'radical equality' for women's pay
Thumbs up on income equality for women! In a new speech this week, Pope Francis is continuing his radical ...
|NYTimes: Conservative Economics and Income Inequality Are Literally Killing Us.
Thirty-five years ago, babies born in the U.S. had an infant mortality rate equal to Germany. Today, American babies die at twice the rate of those in Germany. Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. ...
|Jon Stewart on Baltimore and the police brutality lottery
Jon Stewart unleashes on the situation in Baltimore. Jon Stewart came out punching Tuesday night, in defense of the citizens of Baltimore. Full clip and transcript is below the fold.
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC & Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-Up Info — What if you could...?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
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|Debunking the pH Claim of GMO Safety
EdG Note: This article has been retitled and substantially edited since 1st publication. See "Updates" for details. Those who pay even casual attention to The Great GMO Debate are likely aware ...
|Iran observes "international act like a pirate day" & seizes ship in Straits of Hormuz
The tip for tap maritime/naval provocations between the US and Iran continue for largely regulatory ...
|Valentina Tereshkova: The First Woman in Space
Most Americans assume that Sally Ride, who flew on the Space Shuttle in 1983, was the first woman in space. But in reality, the first women had flown in orbit almost 20 years before--and she was a ...
|National Football League to voluntarily give up tax-exempt status
Tired of the "distraction," the NFL is moving on.
|Strong winds blow train off a bridge in Louisiana (VIDEO)
Seconds before this train was blown off the bridge. This is one scary moment: WGNO reporter Jabari Thomas captured the ...
|Yes on HAMP is a Yes on TPP
[https://www.hmpadmin.com/portal/programs/fha_hamp.jsp HAMP] is a Home Affordable Modification Program designed to help people behind on their mortgage with hardships keep their home. Getting it ...
|Maine food stamp reform could include banning deli meat, pickles and more
Maine Governor Paul LePage In the last year alone, Maine has kicked 9,000 people off the welfare rolls. Now, Maine ...
|115 Executed in Iran Since Iran Deal Announced
In that last two weeks, at least 115 people have been executed by hanging-- some were executed without former notice to families. And others were executed publicly for all to see.
|Yemen Conflict Updates
Yup, the Saudi Yemen war is still going on, The humanitarian situation in Yemen has become catastrophic, the Red Cross said on Monday, as Saudi-led aircraft pounded Iran-allied Houthi militiamen ...
|Lipsky Family Wins a Victory on Range Resources SLAPP Law Suit at Texas Supreme Court
The Lipsky Family in Parker County, TX has defeated a Range Resources petition in a SLAPP lawsuit seeking to reinstate certain business disparagement and civil conspiracy claims brought by the ...
|Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) Deservingly Enjoys Victory In Helping Destroy A Conglomerate Merger||Leslie Salzillo||04/26/2015||45|
|All one really needs to know about the TPP = History being repeated
Bernie Sanders Points Out The Truth About The TPP Bernie Sanders telling it ...
|Best.Bill.Ever: The Restrain Steve King From Legislating Act Of 2015
Just when you thought that Congress was an utterly dysfunctional institution that couldn't get anything done, Colorado representative Jared Polis introduces legislation that may be the precursor of ...
|Ancient Europe: The Stone Ages
In the nineteenth century, before the advent of modern scientific chronometric dating, archaeologists and museum curators relied exclusively on relative dating. To make sense out of the chaotic ...
|The Inoculation Project 4/26/15: If They Build It, They Will Learn
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
|Mass Extinctions (part 2): The First Time Life on Earth Almost Perished
485 million years ago the Earth was a very different place. The Earth's climate was mostly warm and wet, with sea levels nearly 2,000 feet above those of today. The area north of the tropics was ...
|Imagining Life As An Iranian Diplomat
Picture yourself as a likely-illusionary Iranian Diplomat, serving an honestly progressive government giving you an unrealistic amount of authority. Domestically, you have a theocratic government ...
|Is There Any Intelligent Life Out There? Maybe Not.
Last week two Senior NASA Scientists confidently predicted that we will find evidence of extraterrestrial life within a decade or ...
|To David... a true, American hero
David, I see you have been convicted. I can't believe men who have never spent a moment in combat, or a locker-room...smelt the scent of men fresh from the battle would dare judge you. So, please ...
|America's First Roswell: The Aurora UFO Crash
Everyone is familiar with the story of Roswell, New Mexico, where an extraterrestrial spaceship supposedly crashed and alien bodies were recovered and hidden by the US Government. But if the ...
|This week in science: she's a witch!
Will the real Mike Rogers (R-AL) please stand up? Because there's a fire and brimstone Mike Rogers who hates him some commie leader and likes to wax elegantly on a certain president who ...
|Sanford Stalling Charleston Transit Progress
From Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit This statement was prepared for the April 23rd. protest at the Office of US Congressman Mark Sanford in Mount Pleasant, SC. At that ...
|Drone Immorality and Media Coverage
Why I will never call myself a Democrat or trust any account of US violence published in the New York Times The Obama administration has been killing thousands of people around the world in aerial ...
|The Hubble Space Telescope: 25 Years and Counting
There has been a lot of attention on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) this week, including posts here at Daily Kos. I'm going to try to make this one worth your time. I've been putting together ...
|What's that spot on Ceres?
NASA is holding a vote on what you think the bright spots on Ceres may be. Images of Ceres from as far away as the Hubble telescope show a white splotch that everyone assumed would be a crater. ...
|Fox News Buries Bad News For Ted Cruz And Marco Rubio On Their Latino Niche Website
In October of 2010, Fox News launched the Fox News Latino website in order to mitigate the massive disadvantage Republicans faced with Latino voters. Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in ...
|Coming soon: no more 'imperfect best guesses' of drone warfare
Every independent investigation of the strikes has found far more civilian casualties than administration officials admit. Gradually, it has ...
|Does Fast Track Supporter Earl Blumenauer Also Support Israeli Settlements?
I was recently introduced to the acronym "TSINO" - "Two-Stater in Name Only." This is someone who claims to support the international consensus for a diplomatic resolution of the Israel-Palestine ...
|Pope Francis' Snub of France's Ambassador
Pope Francis' recent snub of France's ambassador, Laurent Stefanini, shows that while the Catholic Church has made some laudable reforms, it has not done enough to make itself a relevant institution ...
|Backyard Scientist: Chimp Edition
I may have been the first person to see these chimps I'm a lover of science you can do close to home, but thanks to sites like Zooniverse , you can now do science very far away from home without ...
|US Drone Strikes Kill Two Hostages; Highlight Failure of Drone Attacks
In today's paper, we read that an American drone strike killed two hostages, one an American citizen and one an Italian citizen, who were being held by Al-Qaeda in January. By all accounts, proper ...
|Cornel West Scores 2nd Round K.O
I don't know if people have been following the dustup between noted African-American intellectuals Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson. Dyson's profile of West can be found here . I believe West's ...
|White House: Two hostages accidentally killed in drone strike in January
President Barack ...
|Fox News & Sarah Palin Denounced In Stunning Earth Day Video By Prince Ea (50M+ Views)
In this visually beautiful and mesmerizing piece, 27 year-old Prince Ea apologies to future generations for what we are doing, and not doing, to the planet today. The six-minute video contains so ...
|Agent Provocateurs, Private Industry, and the FBI's Orwellian War on Leftwing Activists
What is the difference between an activist and a terrorist? To most, the answer seems pretty obvious; both have strong ideological beliefs, and are willing to fight for these beliefs, but their ...
|What is the middle ground?
Is there a middle ground on gun rights? Every exercise of a right involves a balancing act between a person who has a right to do something, and one or more other people who have the right to be ...
|Science Denier Bingo: A Board Game for Science Fans
Science Deniers come in all stripes. Some are right-wing, some are left-wing. Some are anti-government, some are anti-corporate. But if you look closely at all of the anti-science fringe, everyone ...
|Maryland Senator Ben Cardin is a Two State Faker
On Tuesday night I gave a talk on the University of Illinois-Urbana campus as part of "Israeli Apartheid Week." In my talk, I argued that the question of whether Israel is an "apartheid state" is ...
|Hillary Clinton Is Rich And It Is Driving Republicans (Even More) Nuts
Anyone who thought that Hillary Clinton's road to the White House was going to be littered with trash from the GOP's Benghazi obsession or frenzied raving about ghost emails may be disappointed to ...
|A Heartwarming Story With A Terrible Lesson for Anti-Vaxers
Earlier this year a tiny, frail, disabled, 67 year old pensioner was mugged as he put out the trash in the northern English city of Gateshead. His 25 year old assailant was desperate for money to ...
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|Obama is not a Republican
The Hysteria being whipped up paints Obama as serving Republican interests and being against the interests of labor, environmentalists and those of us who are primarily concerned about climate change.
|Kossack Emergency: Youffraita needs transportation in PA!
Our long-time community member Youffraita just found out she is getting evicted TOMORROW (Wednesday 4/22) because her apartment has been condemned. I do not have details -- as you might guess, she's ...
|In Oklahoma, hard data that finally lays out the danger from the state's man-made quake boom
For the last year, I and several others have covered the rise in seismicity in Oklahoma and Kansas . The earthquakes in these two states, coupled with earthquakes in Texas, Colorado, and Ohio, ...
|Let's keep it that way...
I remember, some 50 years ago, when I stopped growing, for a time, and everyone kept on. I was in Junior High, where everything seems a bit more serious anyway, when I suddenly realized that ...
|Moral Surrender and Torture
FBI Director James Comey looks at the Holocaust, and our capacity for evil and moral surrender. The Holocaust was, as I said, the most horrific display in world history of inhumanity. But it was ...
|Frying the Friendly Skies on the Corporate no-fly list
Find myself on a 737/800, lets see Box-IFE-ICE-SATCOM, ? Shall we start playing with EICAS messages? "PASS OXYGEN ON" Anyone ? :) — Chris Roberts (@Sidragon1)
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