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If you’re not turned on to politics, politics will turn on you.

–Ralph Nader

 

science

Parts per million

The pre-industrial concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 280 parts per million (ppm). As of December 2016, 404.93 ppm. (Source: National Wildlife Federation)

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.

–Dan Quayle

 

blasphemy

Climate Change is Probaby Us

In its Fifth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of 1,300 independent scientific experts from countries all over the world under the auspices of the United…

I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state.

–Thomas Jefferson

 

Africa

Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut was one of the most powerful women in the ancient world and the one and only female pharaoh in recorded history. (Source: genderacrossborders.com)
science

Adelie penguins!

Researcher Bill Fraser has tracked the decline of the Adélie penguins on Antarctica, where their numbers have fallen from 32,000 breeding pairs to 11,000 in 30 years. (Source: National Geographic)

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

–Louis Pasteur

 

science

No ice

The Arctic Ocean is expected to become essentially ice free in summer before mid-century. (Source: NASA.gov)

All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.

–George Orwell

 

feminism

TWO Nobels!

Marie Curie is the only woman to ever win two Nobel Prizes. Her first award was for physics for her work on spontaneous radiation with her husband, with her second being…

Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others.

–Groucho Marx

 

food

How impulsive are you?

I never know how to answer this question. I suppose I'm half and half? On the one hand, I am VERY tempted by candy at the check out register. On…
Rational

how you judge intelligence

Aware. Observant. Learns from observations. Makes new choices based on past results. Open to new information. Always the seeking a better way, a truer truth. Curiosity. It's not about how…
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