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The Myth of a Superhuman AI – Backchannel

April 27th, 2017 No comments
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Scientists Are Turning Nuclear Waste Into Super-Efficient Diamond Batteries » Second Nexus

February 15th, 2017 No comments

This novel solution to the world’s nuclear waste problem could power the future.

Source: Scientists Are Turning Nuclear Waste Into Super-Efficient Diamond Batteries » Second Nexus

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5 Types Of ‘Scientific’ Evidence You Won’t Believe Are B.S.

February 10th, 2017 No comments

Fingerprint identification is an extremely delicate art. And by ‘delicate,’ we mean ‘wildly subjective.’

Source: 5 Types Of ‘Scientific’ Evidence You Won’t Believe Are B.S.

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No, Gwyneth Paltrow, women should not put jade eggs in their vaginas, gynecologist says – The Washington Post

January 22nd, 2017 No comments

Gwyneth Paltrow’s website, Goop, recently published an article promoting and selling jade eggs.

Source: No, Gwyneth Paltrow, women should not put jade eggs in their vaginas, gynecologist says – The Washington Post

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Is ‘Blue Monday’ really the most depressing day of the year?

January 19th, 2017 No comments

Although #BlueMonday was trending on Twitter, most of the tweets were advertisements — for vacations, hydrating creams and feel-good cookies.

Source: Is ‘Blue Monday’ really the most depressing day of the year?

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Cleveland Clinic doc pens viral screed against vaccines, peers call it ‘post-truth medicine’ – The Washington Post

January 10th, 2017 No comments

The physician raised the specter of the widely debunked claim that there is a link between vaccine and autism. He later apologized.

Source: Cleveland Clinic doc pens viral screed against vaccines, peers call it ‘post-truth medicine’ – The Washington Post

Categories: Health, it works bitches!, Skeptical Tags:

Beer, white wine, vodka: Which alcoholic drinks give you the worst hangovers?

December 4th, 2016 No comments

YOU are familiar with the feeling, especially at this time of year.

Source: Beer, white wine, vodka: Which alcoholic drinks give you the worst hangovers?

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Measurement of Impulsive Thrust from a Closed Radio-Frequency Cavity in Vacuum (AIAA)

November 23rd, 2016 No comments
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Charlie’s Diary: The High Frontier, Redux

September 30th, 2016 No comments

Fill this in yourself.

Source: Charlie’s Diary: The High Frontier, Redux

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Phallus-shaped mushroom can instantly trigger an intense female orgasm | MNN – Mother Nature Network

September 2nd, 2016 No comments

A brightly-colored fungus found only on Hawaiian lava flows might be the most powerful aphrodisiac ever discovered.

Source: Phallus-shaped mushroom can instantly trigger an intense female orgasm | MNN – Mother Nature Network

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