HONDA ACCORD: IT'S ALL PHYSICS

Monday 23 January 2012 at 9:59 pm

see explanation below:  most watched commercial

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SUDOKU - MAY PREVENT ALZHEIMERS

Monday 23 January 2012 at 9:47 pm

Brain Games May Help Thwart Alzheimer’s: Study

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AMERICA VS EUROPE: DELEVERAGING

Sunday 22 January 2012 at 9:07 pm

America overcomes the debt crisis

Britain sinks deeper into the swamp

Britain has sunk deeper into debt. Three years after bubble burst, the UK has barely begun to tackle the crushing burden left by Gordon Brown. The contrast with the United States is frankly shocking.

 
As recently as 1990 Britain’s debts were still just 220pc of GDP. 
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DR EVIL: MEGA UPLOAD - INTERNNET

Sunday 22 January 2012 at 11:24 am

Internet's Dr Evil

sprang electronic locks in his 'Bond villain lair'; retreated to safe room as police swooped

  • Kim Dotcom one of four men arrested as part of investigation into  Megaupload website
  • 'It was definitely not as simple as knocking at the front door' says police chief

this is such a facinating story that i had to save it.  the power of the internet

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AN EXAMPLE OF RACISM, WHERE IT DOES NOT EXIST

Saturday 21 January 2012 at 7:27 pm

Science and Prejudice The NIH may be biased in ways that harm not only African-American researchers but any whose ideas fall outside the mainstream.

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HOW POLITICIANS LIE

Saturday 21 January 2012 at 6:33 pm

Lying can be analyzed in game theory. To be an effective liar, one must engage in self-deception to mask or eliminate the behavioral clues or cues that will arouse suspicion in one’s opponent, or adversary, or consitituency, etc. So one ends up deceiving oneself - and becomes arrogant and deceitful.

Lies We Tell Ourselves How deception leads to self-deception
In Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, a skeptical Judas Iscariot questions with faux innocence (“Don’t you get me wrong, l only want to know”) the messiah’s deific nature: “Jesus Christ Superstar/Do you think you’re what they say you are?” Although I am skeptical of Jesus’ divine parentage, I believe he would have answered Judas’s query in the affirmative.

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OBSERVATIONS ABOUT HEALTH CARE - USA, ENGLAND, CANADA

Friday 20 January 2012 at 12:47 am

There are actually two messages here.

The first is very interesting, but the second is absolutely astounding - and explains a lot.

A recent “Investor’s Business Daily” article provided very interesting statistics from a survey by the United Nations International Health Organization.

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COMPUTER CARTOONS 2012

Thursday 19 January 2012 at 10:35 pm

A nice collection, click the (more) button:

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Saint Thomas Aquinas - quotation

Thursday 19 January 2012 at 08:58 am

St. Thomas Aquinas: A government which governs least, governs best. But a government can only govern least if the laws of God are daily impressed upon it.

How Obama's Long Game Will Outsmart His Critics

Monday 16 January 2012 at 8:09 pm

Andrew Sullivan: How Obama's Long Game Will Outsmart His Critics

Jan 16, 2012 12:00 AM EST

The right calls him a socialist, the left says he sucks up to Wall Street, and independents think he's a wimp. Andrew Sullivan on how the president may just end up outsmarting them all.

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