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Neutron star smashup seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of Universe | Benoit Mours

Tue, 2017-10-17 23:12
This artist's impression shows two tiny but very dense neutron stars at the point at which they merge and explode as a kilonova. Such a very rare event is expected to produce both gravitational...

Mass Shootings: The Military-Entertainment Complex’s Culture of Violence Turns Deadly | John W. Whitehead

Sat, 2017-10-14 06:16
The Rutherford Institute Oct. 3, 2017 “Mass shootings have become routine in the United States and speak to a society that relies on violence to feed the coffers of the merchants of death. Given the...

The Future (Not) | James Howard Kunstler

Sat, 2017-10-14 02:41
Elon Musk James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Oct. 13, 2017 I took myself to the new movie Blade Runner 2049 to see what kind of future the Hollywood dream-shop is serving up these days. It...

What creates the most unity among men? | Mickey Z.

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:13
Gang members in Belize City. images.huffingtonpost.com/2015-11-18-1447856895-9700-gang.png Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Oct. 13, 2017 Males bond most quickly and easily when exploiting women. This...

A single photon reveals quantum entanglement of 16 million atoms | Florian Fröwis

Fri, 2017-10-13 22:42
Partial view of the source producing the single photons that were stored in the quantum memory to produce entanglement between many atoms inside the memory. Credit: UNIGE Oct. 13, 2017 (Phys.org) --...

More than 600 new periodic orbits of the famous three-body problem | XiaoMing Li

Fri, 2017-10-13 03:29
Brief overview of the six newly-found families of periodic three-body orbits. Blue line: orbit of Body-1; red line: orbit of Body-2; black line: orbit of Body-3 Credit: ©Science China Press Oct. 12,...

Newfoundland populated multiple times by distinct groups, DNA evidence shows | Ana Duggan

Thu, 2017-10-12 22:55
This schematic shows the settlement history of Newfoundland encompassing occupations by at least three distinct cultural groups: MA, Dorset Palaeoeskimo, and Beothuk. Credit: Deirdre Elliott with...

Researchers report reversal of current flow in a quantum system | Ángel Rubio

Tue, 2017-10-10 03:51
Artist's impression of the role of a quantum observer: depending on where the observer is positioned, and what part of the figure is seen, the water will be seen to flow differently. Credit: ©...

Researchers directly observe infinitely long wavelengths for the first time | Eric Mazur

Tue, 2017-10-10 03:11
A zero-index waveguide compatible with current silicon photonic technologies. Credit: Second Bay Studios/Harvard SEAS Oct. 9, 2017 (Phys.org) -- In 2015, researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson...

Turn off, tune out, drop out… and wake up | Mickey Z.

Mon, 2017-10-09 00:02
howtogeek.com/181295/yes-its-okay-to-shut-down-your-computer-with-the-power-button/ Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Oct. 8, 2017 I’ve ditched both my Twitter account and my Instagram. In a much bigger...

Our Shoggoths, Ourselves | John Michael Greer

Thu, 2017-10-05 01:29
Shoggoth by Nottsuo. Artwork inspired by H .P. Lovecraft's short novel At the Mountains of Madness. Oct. 4, 2017 (EcoSophia.net) -- There are many ways I could talk about the point I want to...

'Are you living your truth?' | Mickey Z.

Mon, 2017-10-02 23:32
CC0 Creative Commons A long overdue follow-up with Susana Santizo-Lanuza It’s a “funny” feeling to have had 12 books published… and to wanna' disown (at least) 10 of ‘em! I was working on one of...

Fall of the Great Pumpkin | James Howard Kunstler

Mon, 2017-10-02 22:20
James Howard Kunstler James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Oct. 2, 2017 Welcome to the witching month when America’s entropy-fueled death-wish expresses itself with as much Halloween jollity...

HP Enterprise let Russia scrutinize cyberdefense system used by Pentagon | Joel Schectman, Dustin Volz, Jack Stubbs

Mon, 2017-10-02 17:44
Oct. 2, 2017 -- WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) -- Hewlett Packard Enterprise allowed a Russian defense agency to review the inner workings of cyber defense software used by the Pentagon to guard its...

Dubai Will Issue First Ever State Cryptocurrency | Jon Buck

Sun, 2017-10-01 17:13
cointelegraph.com/news/dubai-will-issue-first-ever-state-cryptocurrency Oct. 1, 2017 (CoinTelegraph) -- Dubai has officially launched its own cryptocurrency called emCash, local news media report....

IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency | Jeffrey A. Tucker

Sat, 2017-09-30 19:54
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (official portrait 2011) Bitcoin 'puts a question mark on the fractional banking model we know today.' Sept. 30, 2017 (FEE)...

Homework Assignment | James Howard Kunstler

Fri, 2017-09-29 22:06
James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Sept. 29, 2017 Poor old Karl Marx, tortured by boils and phantoms, was right about one thing: History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce....

Atlas bears a world without Atlas Bears | Mickey Z.

Mon, 2017-09-25 23:16
Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Sept. 25, 2017 Veronica, one of the grizzlies at Central Park Zoo. She was “rescued” from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming in 1995 after her mother was euthanized...

The Terror of Deep Time | John Michael Greer

Mon, 2017-09-25 19:00
Image: Future World Music - New Beginnings. YouTube. youtu.be/2k61ORGZ8h8 Sept. 209, 2017 ( EcoSophia.net ) -- Back in the 1950s, sociologist C. Wright Mills wrote cogently about what he called...

In the Murk | James Howard Kunstler

Fri, 2017-09-22 19:47
James Howard Kunstler James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Sept. 22, 2017 Puerto Rico, You lovely island, Island of tropical breezes…. --West Side Story Welcome to America’s first experiment in...

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