Monthly Archives: March 2014

On being socially useful even after we’re dead…

“Phosphorus recovery,” explained Henry telegraphically. “On their way up the chimney the gases go through four separate treatments. P2O5 used to go right out of circulation every time they cremated some one…” Continue reading

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Violent video games are a risk factor for criminal behavior and aggression

“New evidence from Iowa State researchers demonstrates a link between video games and youth violence and delinquency…” Continue reading

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Exploding & Exposing the Professor James Tracy Fraud

Professor Tracy is too smart to make the ridiculous statements he has made regarding the Boston Bombing… Continue reading

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Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance

“Julia Angwin talks about the many ways that the government, private businesses, and criminals can and do collect our private data. She argues that, due to the pervasiveness of the dragnet system we live in today, we are in danger of becoming a society that self-censors itself instead of demanding our rights. This event was hosted by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.” Continue reading

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Is Alien Life Out There? The Vatican Thinks So…

“Are we alone in the universe? The ultimate question of life beyond Earth and the solar system takes center stage in a science conference led by the Vatican Observatory and the University of Arizona this week…” Continue reading

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Review: Nashbar AT29 Mountain Bike

The Nashbar AT29 is a good, high quality, affordable, recreational cross country multi-speed 29er mountain bike, which is exactly what I was looking for… Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Review

Originally posted on Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Washington, D.C.:
Dear Friends, About 30 people from various peace and faith communities in D.C. held an Ash Wednesday Prayer Service of Repentance and Conversion outside the White House. We were also joined by…

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