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Atheists On Air

One podcast that has quickly become my favourite is Atheists on Air which is hosted by a really lovely guy from North Carolina. If you haven’t checked it out do it now…DO IT. 11 more words


Special Days in September, 2014

If you are looking for a special history or science study, a day to celebrate, or food ideas for your menu, this listing of special days should give you plenty to choose from!   1,364 more words

Our Homeschool

What does Judith mean by natural?

Gavin Schmidt recently addressed Judith Curry’s 50:50 argument in a Realclimate post. In Judith’s response (which doesn’t really say much) she finishes with,

I do regard the emerging realization of the importance of natural variability to be an existential threat to the mainstream theory of climate variations on decadal to century time scales.

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Climate Change

Immunology made fun!

Not that immunology isn’t always fun anyway… Check out the trailer for ImmuneQuest, an NSF funded educational game targeted for college students.  The game allows students to build and control a virtual immune system to defend their human host from increasingly cunning microbes. 19 more words


Solved: Mystery of Moving Stones in Death Valley

So-called “sailing stones” in California’s Death Valley National Park have perplexed tourists and scientists alike for their apparent ability to move on their own, leaving sometimes meter long tracks in their wake. 140 more words

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This is your Brain. This is your Brain on Drugs

Drugs are bad for the brain. That is (excuse the horrible pun) a no-brainer, but while scientists have seen the after effect drugs have on the brain, we have never seen how they affect the blood flow to the brain. 841 more words