Ethics

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: Stephen Hawking on Religion: Science Will Win, Diane Sawyer, Stephen Hawking, interview, science, religion, streaming video World News Anchor, Diane Sawyer, asks physicist Stephen Hawking about the biggest mystery he’d like solved. He said, “I want to know why the universe exists, why there is something rather than nothing”.

BP’s ‘Pelican Solution’

tags: birds, BP, oilspill Image: Mike Keefe, Denver Post, 13 June 2010.

Black Market Soccer

tags: Black Market Soccer, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, human trafficking, slavery, documentary, investigative reporting, television, streaming video Sadly, slavery is not dead after all. This video shows a scene from the documentary “Soccer’s Lost Boys.” In this video, correspondent Mariana van Zeller goes undercover to explore the last, desperate hope of young West…

Drop into the Ocean

tags: Drop into the Ocean, Greenpeace, documentary, whaling, overfishing, fish farming, mining, oil drilling, climate change, underwater marine parks, endangered species, conservation, marine biology, streaming video Take a deep breath and imagine the oceans…. This disturbing video is a short Greenpeace documentary outlining the threats that humans pose to our oceans and a proposal for…

tags: Using Science to Create the Ultimate Chocolate Bar, Theo Chocolate Company, Seattle, organic chocolate, fair-trade chocolate, Doc Choc, Andy McShea, streaming video Harvard-trained molecular biologist Andy McShea takes a distinctly scientific approach to making better and healthier chocolate. Dr McShea, known as “Doc Choc,” is the Chief Operating Officer of the 4-year-old Theo Chocolate…

Atheism: In Your Own Words

tags: Atheism: In Your Own Words, The Thinking Atheist, atheism, humanism, rationalism, religion, cults, self delusion, fantasy life, wishful thinking, streaming video Realizing that you are an atheist is a profound, personal experience. This video records the stories (in their own words) of some people who came to the realization that they are atheists.

tags: Care for Some Crude With Your Sushi?, toro sushi, maguro sushi, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus, Gulf of Mexico, pollution, oil spill, Deepwater Horizon, BP, British Petroleum, overfishing, endangered species, conservation, marine biology, streaming video The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the worst environmental disaster the US has faced. Toxic oil from the…

BP Fails Booming School 101

tags: BP Fails Booming School 101, Gulf oil spill, political commentary, humor, outrage, political commentary, teaching, oil spill boom, Gulf of Mexico, BP oil spill, British Petroleum, streaming video BP Fails Booming School 101, creating an environmental disaster and is failing to take the lead in cleanup. BP claims they “are prepared” to deal with…

tags: Dawn dishwashing liquid, television commercial, advertising, oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, BP oil spill, British Petroleum, streaming video Experiments have shown that Dawn dishwashing liquid works best to save oiled wildlife and doesn’t burn their tender skin and eyes. According to the information I’ve found, Dawn is donating all the detergent used to clean…

tags: Christopher Hitchens on The Ten Commandments, religion, cults, ethics, morals, catholicism, christians, Vanity Fair, streaming video In this streaming video, Christopher Hitchens deconstructs the ten commandments and then rewrites them so they actually are an ethical code and so they mean something for everyday life.