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David Wood
Works at Department of Agriculture
Attended Savannah State University
Lives in Fort Pierce, Florida
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Yes the dog is wearing goggles. Yes he's riding a vintage motorcycle. Yes he's all awesome.
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Fort Pierce South Jetty +Noel Niles. About an hour or so south of Cocoa Beach.
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 "I know his beliefs. When he ran one of his commercials, he said ‘I need your prayers,’ and I asked, ‘When did you get religious?’ He said, ‘When I needed votes,’” Peacock recalled. “He broke out the religious card and he’s about the most non-religious person I know.”
(CNN) –The husband of the woman caught making out with Rep. Vance McAllister said the Louisiana Republican destroyed his life and marriage. “I’m just freaking devastated by the whole deal, man. I loved my wife so much. I c...
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Thought of you when I saw this today +Eric Boehm. Neat little setup a friend of mine has at his house.
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My dad still has one of these, even though he's not smoked in three decades.
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Just finished a series of trials on several strawberry cultivars. They are an interesting and complex food. Apparently though, they are even more genetically diverse than I thought.
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So when Russia moved into Crimea, they also took a military unit comprised of bottle-nosed dolphins. The dolphins didn't fire one shot to defend mother Ukraine.
Military-trained marine mammals, including dolphins, can detect underwater mines and intruders.
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A Change.org petition to call of Rep. Darrell Issa to protect vulnerable cancer patients from the machinations of the Burzynski Clinic. Around 400 signatures still needed.
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Picture doesn't do it justice, but the moon is gorgeous tonight.
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Same here. Crystal clear in AZ and the moon seems so big and bright. 
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Zakaria pretty much sums up Conspiracy Ideation perfectly. 
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Fareed Zakaria For those of you tired of the coverage of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, I want you to try an experiment.
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Found out something interesting this past week about the human nose. Science has been able to determine several scents that the human brain universally understands as positive, but has not yet been able to find conclusively a scent that is innately negative. 
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Just comparing what scents or smells are found attractive, acceptable or offensive across communities or cultures is quite puzzling...
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Think you've found some bullshit on the internet? That never happens! But if it does, you can find the evidence.
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Citrus Pathology Research for USDA
Employment
  • Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Research Service, present
  • Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
    Senior Research Technician, 2003 - 2006
  • United States Marine Corps
    Marine, 1988 - 1992
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Currently
Fort Pierce, Florida
Previously
Pine Mountain, Georgia - Oceanside, California - Iwakuni, Japan - Lagrange, Georgia - Savannah, Georgia - Eagle River, Alaska - San Diego, California - Pomeroy, Washington - Honolulu, Hawaii - Versailles, Kentucky - Lanett, Alabama - Bardstown, Kentucky - Seattle, Washington
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Biologist, skeptic, humanist
Introduction
A skeptic who has an avid interest in science of all kinds. I sometimes write as a guest blogger on www.skeptinerd.com. Currently working in the field of citrus pathology, but background is in marine biology and aquaculture research. I consider myself a humanist and freethinker. 

Besides science, I am also interested in fine food and drink. Home brewing beer is a new found curiosity. I like good bourbon and all kinds of cuisines. I like to cook and am a pretty adventurous eater.

I have the greatest fiance (soon wife) in the world and consider myself fortunate every day I'm with her.
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Weird stuff happens to me ALL the time, but that could just be confirmation bias.
Education
  • Savannah State University
    Marine Science, 1994 - 1998
  • Kentucky State University
    Aquaculture/Aquatic Science, 2007 - 2009
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First on CNN: Husband on kissing congressman: ‘He has wrecked my life’
politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com

(CNN) –The husband of the woman caught making out with Rep. Vance McAllister said the Louisiana Republican destroyed his life and marriage.

When God plays the villain
religion.blogs.cnn.com

Opinion by Joel S. Baden, special to CNN (CNN) -- Most modern people tend to distinguish between the wrathful God of the Old Testament and t

Why we believe conspiracy theories
globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Fareed Zakaria For those of you tired of the coverage of Malaysian Ai

Sleuthing The Secrets To A Scrumptious Strawberry | Brainwaves, Scientif...
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The other day I went to my local bodega in Brooklyn, New York and bought a 16-ounce plastic carton full of Driscoll's strawberries. These fr

rbutr
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Get bias-proofed! Use rbutr to Follow inter-website disagreements and keep yourself more fully informed.

Human Noise Disturbs Different Fish in Different Ways | Not bad science,...
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It is well known that animals are affected by human noise pollution. For example, dark-eyed junco birds that live in cities sing both louder

First Footage of Deep-Sea Squid vs Owlfish Battle Features A+ Battling |...
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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have released more of the kind of footage they’re great at collecting - never before seen by hu

Fish Feast | Food Matters, Scientific American Blog Network
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Families across America are likely snacking on a surplus of turkey, ham and chicken leftover from last week’s holiday meals. But for some It

Octopuses Make Food for Weird Critters | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific ...
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Along with us humans, a range of hungry hunters prey on the scrumptious octopus. The boneless octopus must avoid becoming lunch for sharks,

Another Year, Another Post on GMOs and Allergies | Food Matters, Scienti...
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I was on a bit of a hiatus on blogging last month, but a lot of good things happened. I had a manuscript accepted for publication ...

Florida Tries to Map Its Home-Swallowing Sinkholes: Scientific American
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A predictive model will be used to map areas vulnerable to collapse

As Lionfish Invade the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, Conservationists Sa...
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The species is wreaking havoc on reef communities, prompting efforts to encourage the public to catch and eat the fish

Wildlife Experts Probe Shooting of Endangered Florida Panther: Scientifi...
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Wildlife forensic experts will examine the remains of an endangered Florida panther to determine who shot and killed the animal recently in

Humanist Told He Can’t Give Invocation at County Meeting because the ‘Mi...
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The Supreme Court has made clear that the government cannot, consistent with the Establishment Clause, delegate its functions to a religious

Octopus Suckers Have Groovy Secret for Strength | Octopus Chronicles, Sc...
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Octopus suckers are extraordinary. They can move and grasp objects independently. They can

Tiny Ohio Catfish Species, Last Seen in 1957, Declared Extinct | Extinct...
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Here's the thing about extinctions: They are very rarely witnessed. The last members of a species in the wild tend to go quietly into the ni

Rolls Royce to design ship that carries fish as passengers
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Rolls-Royce has signed a £5.8 million (US$9.5 million) to design and equip a live fish carrier that will be built by Turkey's Tersan shipyar

Central Florida's Suburban Sprawl Bumps into Resurgent Bears: Scientific...
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Guess who's coming to dinner? In the leafy far suburbs of Orlando, the uncomfortable answer increasingly is a Florida black bear.

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Linked to Birth Defects: Scientific Ame...
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Water pollution at the Camp Lejeune military base in North Carolina has been linked to increased risk of birth defects and childhood cancers

OK first of all, they have the cleanest, nicest public restrooms of just about any National Park Monument I have ever seen. Staff are polite, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Historical significance of this site is impressive. Try to make sure you are there for a canon firing demonstration, really adds to the experience.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
I like the lobster ravioli and they have great wines. Good place to meet with a group in the middle of the week because it's not so busy. My friend can't have gluten, so they made him gluten-free pasta and made sure it didn't come in contact with any other pasta water. Nice touch. Will be back with friends.
Food: Very goodDecor: Very goodService: Very good
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
The menu has some excellent items but always wait until you hear the specials before you make your decision. I had the duck breast and it was superb, but one of our group wanted a hamburger and that looked just as good.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
My favorite local Chinese food place. Good food, good service, and nice variety of both dishes and spice.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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About the most americanized asian dining experience ever. The food was good, but the prices were excessive for what you got. Was good overall, but I've been to way better, with lower prices. Doesn't live up to the hype.
Food: GoodDecor: Very goodService: Very good
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Greasy, meaty, goodness. When I want to do something bad that feels so good, this is where I eat.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Good Food.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago