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Southern Baptists Back a Shift on Climate Change - New York Times '[T]he new declaration, which will be released Monday, states, "Our cautious response to these issues in the face of mounting evidence may be seen by the world as uncaring, reckless and ill-informed."' (tags: politics religion…
Izzle! Izzle pfaff! "In the Name of the King is neither good nor bad, and yet it is both at once. In the Name of the King is the Schrodinger's Cat of garbage movies; until watched, it remains in a state of quantum superposition, and then when it is watched, the waveform coll (tags: movies review…
Relativity: Measuring the speed of light « Skulls in the Stars A history of experiments through the ages. (tags: precision-measurement experiment history science) Nanocrystals could help recover waste heat - physicsworld.com "[T]he thermoelectric figure of merit (ZT) for the ingots increased to…
Nina Katchadourian Short stories told through pictures of book spines (tags: books literature pictures art stories language) Cognitive Daily: Do TV, movie and game ratings actually do any good? A good rule of thumb is that when a paper title asks a question the answer is "no." (tags: games…