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Designing NASA-ish spaceships and other cool stuff for The Martian with production designer Arthur Max.  Via the Art Directors Guild.

http://www.thecredits.org/2015/10/building-life-on-mars-with-the-martians-production-designer-arthur-max
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When scientists stray, their peers don't hesitate to call them out.  

http://sciencefriday.com/segment/07/11/2014/keeping-an-eye-on-wayward-studies.html
Ivan Oransky, co-founder of the Retraction Watch blog, discusses what happens when scientific studies go bad.
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Except in the areas of climate science and evolution, where, as we all know, all scientists are in a lockstep conspiracy to conceal the TRUTH. <eyeroll>
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Genetically modified organisms have become the world’s most controversial food. But the science is more clear-cut.  
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+Rachel F Miller GMO means "Genetically Modified Organism." It's a nearly meaningless acronym because organisms have been getting "genetically modified" by natural selection since life began. We also see "genetic modification" caused by artificial selection everywhere. People who cross-breed dogs and flowers to create new species with combinations of desirable traits is a perfect example.
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“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” 

― Robert F. Kennedy
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Yes that's right but what sad is man should be changed to human/person and also that human/person is a minority ... The positive human is out numbered by the negative masses
So the sooner that balance shifts this planet our home will become utopia. . Mr Roddenberry for saw that and half a century later we've learnt so little :( 
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Great comic on Net Neutrality: what it is, why you should care, and what you can do about it.
Net Neutrality in a way we can all understand it, thanks to Michael Goodwin of Economix Comix.
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Perfect! Thanks a lot. Ant news about this because we are quite at the line of mid-July ;(
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That brand of anti-science known as creationism comes to the county fair.

http://ncse.com/news/2014/07/creationism-comes-to-county-fair-0015728
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Have to agree with the article, science, my line of work, doesn't do enough to promote itself. Cosmos has been a great high profile return to highlighting what we know to be true, rather than what some may believe, but much more needs to be done. Surveys show a growing number of people are falling into the other camp.
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If you're in the Los Angeles area, and if you're up around 2:56 am tonight (early Tuesday morning), look up into the western sky. If all goes to plan, you may be able to see a Delta 2 rocket, launched from Vandenberg, carrying NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 science satellite. OCO-2's mission is to study human impact on climate change. Live updates and streaming video:

http://spaceflightnow.com/delta/d367/status.html
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Dan Rather: Science can't be a Republican issue. It can't be a Democratic issue. The future security of our nation -- and Earth itself -- depends on it.
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Why don't climate change deniers publish real scientific papers in real scientific journals? 
http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/01/14/climate_change_another_study_shows_they_don_t_publish_actual_papers.html
To me, one of the most fascinating aspects of climate change denial is how deniers essentially never publish in legitimate journals, but instead rely on talk shows, grossly error-laden op-eds, and hugely out-of-date claims (that were never right to start with). In 2012, National Science Board member James Lawrence Powell...
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+*****
What no gohnads?!?!
Received your B.S. mail via +Michael Okuda.
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Andy Serkis on The Wil Wheaton Project!
 
Andy Serkis came by The Wil Wheaton Project to play the hit gameshow that's sweeping the nation!
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+Michael Okuda,
What looking for a Job?!?!?

Velcomen das wurld!!!
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A recent Facebook setting is the data usage culprit on your phone ...
Have you recently seen your mobile device data usage go up, in some cases substantially? And you aren't doing anything any different? We may have found the culp
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A recent outbreak of measles has been traced to one individual child — a stark reminder of a public health crisis
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