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How Blockchain Will Change Your Life

The technology’s potential goes way beyond finance.<p>Until the mid-1990s, the internet was little more than an arcane set of technical standards used by academics. Few predicted the profound effect it would have on society. Today, blockchain—the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin—might …

Blockchain

This Is How Steve Jobs Overcame His Weaknesses

Forget about strengths and weaknesses; you should work on whatever is holding you back.<p><i>Is it better to focus on your strengths or on your weaknesses? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Richard Dawkins: Religion Is a Meme and Religious Beliefs Are "Mind-Parasites"

We are used to the idea that diseases can be passed down from person to person. One gets ill and gives the sickness to everyone he meets, and so on …

Donald Trump Supporters are Calling to #Repealthe19th?

The hashtag #Repealthe19th began trending on 11 October 2016, after statistician Nate Silver tweeted two electoral maps prognosticating election …

FALSE: European Scientific Journal Concludes 9/11 Was a Controlled Demolition

CLAIM<p>The European Scientific Journal, a peer-reviewed academic publication, concluded that the collapse of the Twin Towers and World Trade Center …

Fact Checking
Biology

Why psychology lost its soul: Everything comes from the brain

What happens to your soul after you die? Nothing, as it does not exist.<p>George Paxinos, <i>Neuroscience Research Australia</i><p>Many people today believe they …

Consciousness

A Former Muslim Shares the Story of Why He No Longer Accepts Islam

In a very personal video, <b>Abdullah Sameer</b> talks about why he finally stopped believing in God and left Islam:<p>More power to him for having the courage …

Sharing Netflix Passwords Hasn't Become a Felony

Bill Nye Explains How Creationism Is Holding Children Back

The <b>school boards</b> around the U.S. who who’ve decided to <b>teach</b> children <b>creationism</b>, <b>intelligent design</b>, or whatever you choose to call it, are poking <b>a</b> …

Bill Nye

In This Lovely Short Film, a 90-Year-Old Atheist Eats Bacon for the First Time

In a delightful 9-minute film by <b>Sol Friedman</b>, we meet a 90-year-old woman named <b>Razie</b> who happens to be an atheist. She was raised Jewish, but when …

Penn Jillette: Time for atheists to stand up and be counted

<b>(CNN) —</b> This weekend on the Mall in Washington, a bunch of atheists — tens of thousands, including me -- will get together just to be counted as not having a personal god.<p>Why? Whether the pollsters bemoan it or celebrate it, the percentage of Americans who are losing their religion is rising. And …

Religion
Oil & Gas Industry

Donald Trump Is An Ayn Rand Villain

So Donald Trump says he’s an Ayn Rand fan. That has about as much credibility as every other claim Trump makes about himself.<p>This comes by way of an …

Dennis Prager’s False Alternative and Ayn Rand’s Philosophy of Life

Dennis Prager does harm by ignoring Ayn Rand’s ideas and pushing the false alternative of religious conservatism vs. secular leftism.The post Dennis …

Religion

PBS Columnist vs. Ayn Rand: Is Altruism Biological?

A recent review of Ayn Rand and Objectivism attempted to debunk Rand’s philosophy. The article, “This Is What Happens When You Take Ayn Rand …

Ayn Rand
Religion