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Does the “brain disease” belief actually reduce stigma? NO, it increases it

I’m reposting this with some edits because it establishes what many of us have been saying for years. The disease model is far more stigmatizing than …

Spain and Belgium 'would veto an independent Scotland's EU membership'

Ruairi Quinn, former president of EU's finance council, predicts secessionist movements in both countries would mean they block membership application<p>Both Spain and Belgium would block an independent Scotland's application to join the European Union, a former president of the EU's finance council …

Europe

FYI: Can Praying Mantises Eat Hummingbirds?

That's one badass mantis<p>I was recently alerted to a video showing a praying mantis attacking a hummingbird. "Wait," I thought, "mantises can catch hummingbirds?" This seemed unlikely to me, due to the size difference. I searched and found several videos purporting to show a hummingbird "murdered" …

Rikka Ayasaki; Acrylic, Painting Passions, Twilight 7000 Posted by Lara

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How Far Can We Go?

Electric cars are no longer oddities. Now carmakers are working to make them ubiquitous.<p>George Crabtree runs what might be called the Manhattan …

‘The Gunfighter’, A Short Comedy Film About a Disembodied Voice That Starts Narrating in an Old West Saloon

“The Gunfighter” is a short comedy film directed by Eric Kissack about a disembodied voice that starts narrating in an Old West saloon. The short …

The Terribly Inaccurate And Bad Science In 6 Of Your Favorite Films

When it comes to scientific accuracy in sci-fi movies, it’s no secret that most filmmakers play it fast and loose, with audience entertainment being …

Jurassic Park

What We Love This Week, Volume LXXI

Source: Bored Panda<p>Photographer Herman Damar Highlights Everyday Life In Indonesian Villages<p>Source: Bored Panda<p>Taking his camera to villages just …

Farscape: “Relativity”/“Incubator”

<b>“Relativity” (season 3, episode 10; originally aired 7/6/2001)</b><p>(Available on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video.)<p><i>“Friend or foe, friend or foe, friend</i> …