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Richard Ramos
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Writer, Editor, Sci-Fi Enthusiast
Writer, Editor, Sci-Fi Enthusiast

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Dessert Comes First: Get a Grip - Hanging out at Handlebar Manila
It is with great pleasure that I link through to my first article at Dessert Comes First , about the famous Handlebar Bar and Grill in Makati. Cheers! ARTICLE: Get a Grip - Hanging Out at Handlebar Manila

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Climate Change and Ski Resorts: Nope, not Friends
It should come as no surprise that as the climate changes, that ski resorts are in danger. Seriously. Whether or not humans are to blame, we really have to get a handle on this. Source: https://www.carbonbrief.org/swiss-ski-resorts-could-see-70-percent-drop...

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Kim Jong Nam and death by VX: the perils of chemistry
What is disturbing is that the article has photos of barrels upon barrels of VX, of which a single drop can kill a person. One reason, I think, why people shouldn't do everything just because they can is that other people may use it for malicious reasons. Y...

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Shockwaves in an Asteroid Apocalypse
It's not impact, but the shockwave. All I can say is, it makes sense. Heck, a large enough asteroid can just graze our atmosphere, but if the shockwave and resulting "splinters" are enough, then we're in trouble. Source: http://gizmodo.com/we-were-wrong-abo...

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From Time: Censorship and a Giraffe giving birth
All I can say is: I don't have the correct number of hands to do the facepalms I feel about this. Source: http://time.com/4681702/youtube-suspends-giraffe-birth-feed/

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Cholesterol, and its effect on how the brain works
It seems that cholesterol affects more than the heart. It also seems to affect the adenosine receptors in the brain. Understanding how this works may have major ramifications for treating diseases like Alzheimer's and others like it. Summary: "A study demon...

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Writing the future: AIs can now write their future generations
Artificial Intelligence writing the code for the next generation needs to be looked at very closely. The science fiction ramifications of AIs making AIs may sound exaggerated, but we really should be ready for anything. On the other hand, we should also con...

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An AI Butler?
Well, this looks like a good idea in terms of time-saving automation, but it also opens an individual to more hack attacks, and, I would think, has serious ramifications for artificial intelligence as an assistant. I am sure that the Butlerian Jihad in the ...
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