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Fascinating. What happens when scientists go up against a multi-billion dollar business.
Let's say you run a multibillion-dollar football league. And let's say the scientific community—starting with one young pathologist in Pittsburgh and growing into a chorus of neuroscientists across the country—comes to you and says concussions are making your players crazy, crazy enough to kill themselves, and here, in these slices of brain tissue, is the proof. Do you join these scientists and try to solve the problem, or do you use your power t...
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Woh. This is cool.

So... now we've got these vastly improved simulations, we should be hearing all about how global warming isn't going to be a problem after all right about... now. Now? No?

It's almost as if the people that do the real science, and have the equipment to do so, really are convinced that global warming is a serious threat.

Next up in denier news, doctors continue to cover up the health benefits of smoking.
 
Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast ten years ago. Since then, we’ve made advances in science and computer modeling that have lead to improvements in studying hurricanes: http://go.nasa.gov/1F72M8R
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There have been calls to postpone the Labour leadership contest after claims that the Labour party has been infiltrated by Labour supporters.
There have been calls to postpone the Labour leadership contest after claims that the Labour party has been infiltrated by Labour supporters.
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In Iraq, extreme weather caused enough social turmoil to eclipse their war with ISIS.

Global warming has already passed the point that governments can ignore.
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Carbon credits — the global warming version of eating chocolate cake for lunch because you had a healthy breakfast.
Loophole enabled Russian factories to benefit from destroying industrial waste.
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The bit at the end is what I love most...

...where he has to invent bullshit justification for a 'scientific' experiment. Science is about finding new knowledge, it doesn't have to be for anything (that's the engineer's job).
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The National Rifle Association has claimed today's tragic shooting of two reporters wouldn't have happened if America's reporters were better armed.
The National Rifle Association has claimed today's tragic shooting of two reporters wouldn't have happened if America's reporters were better armed.
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Two questions:
1. How many people reading this story believed it.
2. Did you intend them to?

"UK Spoof News and Satire"
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Sage advice to younger peers.

Starts with a 7 year old giving advice to six year olds and finishes with a ninety three year old giving advice to ninety one year olds.
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I love videos showing how craftsmen go about their work.

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“Where Are Ü Now” and electronic dance music helped Justin Bieber sing for grown-ups. A story of how music is made today.
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  • University of Birmingham
    PhD in Chemistry
  • UMIST
    BSc(Hons) in Chemistry with Computer-Aided Chemistry
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Interests: Information/network theory, non-linear chemistry,  aikido.
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Associate Professor of Chemistry
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