New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort
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New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort

  Dr. Robert J. Brulle is a professor of sociology and environmental science at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Credit: CASB A new study conducted by Drexel University’s environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, PhD, exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change countermovement. This study marks the first peer-reviewed, comprehensive analysis ever conducted … Continue reading

North Magnetic Pole Moving Due to Core Flux
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North Magnetic Pole Moving Due to Core Flux

An old article worth reminding ourselves about as years on now, empirical data has been stacking up. North Magnetic Pole Moving Due to Core Flux.   Blue lines show Earth’s northern magnetic field and the magnetic north pole in an artist’s rendering. Picture courtesy Stefan Maus, NOAA NGDC Richard A. Lovett in San Francisco for … Continue reading

TPP Uncovered: WikiLeaks releases draft of highly-secretive multi-national trade deal
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TPP Uncovered: WikiLeaks releases draft of highly-secretive multi-national trade deal

TPP Uncovered: WikiLeaks releases draft of highly-secretive multi-national trade deal Details of a highly secretive, multi-national trade agreement long in works have been published by WikiLeaks, and critics say there will be major repercussions for much of the modern world if it’s approved in this incarnation. The anti-secrecy group published on Wednesday a 95-page excerpt taken from … Continue reading

CHART OF THE DAY: American Economic Confidence Has Collapsed In The Past Three Days
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CHART OF THE DAY: American Economic Confidence Has Collapsed In The Past Three Days

It looks like the government shutdown is finally taking its toll on consumer confidence. Gallup’s daily economic confidence index fell 5 points to -32 today, hitting its lowest level since August 2012. Gallup Daily: Economic Indexes Click on above link to go directly to the interactive Gallup index. The index recently climbed as high as 3 on … Continue reading

The Danger of the All-Powerful Federal Reserve – InfoGraphic
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The Danger of the All-Powerful Federal Reserve – InfoGraphic

The Danger of the All-Powerful Federal Reserve The InfoGraphic The Dangers of an All-Powerful Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve is the largest player in the world’s largest economy. It’s a behemoth that affects us all. – “The Federal Reserve is more powerful than Congress.” Ron Paul [3] – And it’s on a runaway train – Things … Continue reading

Supercomputing the Transition from Ordinary to Extraordinary Forms of Matter
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Supercomputing the Transition from Ordinary to Extraordinary Forms of Matter

Calculations plus experimental data help map nuclear phase diagram, offering insight into transition that mimics formation of visible matter in universe today. Nuclear Phase Diagram: This diagram maps out the different phases of nuclear matter physicists expect to exist at a range of high temperatures and densities, but the lines on this map are just … Continue reading

Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics
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Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics

A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics Illustration by Andy Gilmore Artist’s rendering of the amplituhedron, a newly discovered mathematical object resembling a multifaceted jewel in higher dimensions. Encoded in its volume are the most basic features of reality that can be calculated — the probabilities of outcomes of particle interactions. By: Natalie Wolchover | September … Continue reading

How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains
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How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains

How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains Sep. 16, 2013 — Philosophers and scientists have long puzzled over where human imagination comes from. In other words, what makes humans able to create art, invent tools, think scientifically and perform other incredibly diverse behaviours? The answer, Dartmouth researchers conclude in a new study, lies in a … Continue reading