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Excellent cover of a song by #EwanMacColl  


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That's another day gone by, son, close your eyes
For the moon is chasing clouds across the skies
Got to sleep and have no fear, son
For your mam and dad are near, son
And the giant is just a shadow on the wall

Go to sleep and when you wake it will be light
There's no need to fear the darkness of the night
It's not like the dark you find, son
In the depths of some men's minds, son
That defies the daily coming of the dawn

Stop crying now, let daddy dry your tears
There's no bogeyman to get you, never fear
There's no ogres, wicked witches
Only greedy sons-of-bitches
Who are waiting to exploit your life away

Lie easy in your bed and grow up strong
You'll be needing all your strength before too long
For you'll soon be on your way, son
Fighting battles every day, son
With an enemy who thinks he owns the world

Don't you let 'em buy you out or break your pride
Don't you let yourself be used then cast aside
If you listen to their lying
They will con you into dying
You won't even know that you were once alive

No more talking now it's time to go to sleep
There are answers to your questions but they'll keep
Go on asking while you grow, son
Go on asking till you know, son
And then send the answers ringing through the world
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Brendan Eich, co-founder of Mozilla and for an 11-day stint, its CEO, announced a new browser called
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How out of control has the Republican primary gotten? White nationalists are now independently making robocalls on behalf of the top GOP candidate because they admire him so much. The Rachel Maddow Show explains:
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Hot sauce is extremely good for you—especially if you eat it with fat. Here's why
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This Mr. Show militia sketch is as eerily relevant today as it was almost 20 years ago.

#FlashbackFriday #FBF #YallQaeda
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Rotating Gas Cloud

An excerpt from an article by Phil Plait:

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/bad_astronomy/2012/12/best_astronomy_images_2012_see_the_most_beautiful_images_of_the_universe.html

IC1396 is a huge cloud of gas and dust, a star-forming factory 100 light years across. Massive, hot, young stars in the center have blown an enormous cavity in the center of the nebula, their fierce stellar winds and blasting ultraviolet light eating the cloud away from the inside out.

J-P Metsävainio is a Finnish astrophotographer who took several images of this sprawling cloud, broke them up into layers, made a computer surface model of the structure, then remapped it all into different frames seen from different angles. The finished product is this jaw-dropping three-dimensional animation. I’ll note this is an approximation to the real structure of the nebula, an educated guess. But it gives an incredible feel to the object and a real sense of what it must really be like.

IC 1396 is a stunning emission nebula that mixes glowing cosmic gas and dark dust clouds in the high and far off constellation of Cepheus.
Among the intriguing dark shapes within IC 1396, the winding Elephant's Trunk nebula lies just below center

Image credit: J-P Metsävainio

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http://astroanarchy.blogspot.fr/2012/10/an-experimental-3d-animation-from-my.html

#universe, #3D_animation, #IC1396, #emission_nebula, #astronomy, #astrophotography
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Donald Trump's image among Democrats and independents is significantly more negative than any other major GOP candidate's.
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"When pro-gun activists and politicians make their case, they often regress into adolescent fantasy worlds — where ordinary Joes and Janes are transformed into heroic commandos. In real life, ordinary people faced with a mass-shooter situation are more likely to wet their pants."
Jonathan Kay: In reality, whether you are a 'monster,' or a 'patriot,' or something in between, having a gun in your house makes you more likely to die. In particular, by suicide
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What you'll find at Trump rallies: Trump's supporters hurling insults at a Muslim woman as she's escorted out, beating up a ‪#‎BlackLivesMatter‬ protester, and screaming things like "Go home n****r," "Sieg Heil," "Kick his ass," "Light the motherfucker on fire."

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This book is aimed at newcomers to the field of logical reasoning, particularly those who, to borrow a phrase from Pascal, are so made that they understand best through visuals. I have selected a small set of common errors in reasoning and visualized them using memorable illustrations that are supplemented with lots of examples. The hope is that the reader will learn from these pages some of the most common pitfalls in arguments and be able to id...
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Public healthcare expenditure as a proportion of GDP
datarep: “ Public healthcare expenditure as a proportion of GDP - America is significantly higher than every other country Keep reading ”
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Former twidget and NetWare bigot, hoping to one day retire from IT and become a natural builder and/or layabout.
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