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‘Climate criminal’ blows whistle: ‘It’s just about the money!’

(Photo: University of Pennsylvania)<p>Secretary of State John Kerry told the Paris climate conference that ending all U.S. carbon emissions, or even …

Neural efficiency hypothesis confirmed

The brains of more intelligent people are capable of solving tasks more efficiently, which is why these people have superior cognitive faculties, or …

Solar Fossil Fueled Fantasies

<b>Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach.</b><p>Sometimes when I’m reading about renewable technologies, I just break out laughing at the madness that the war on …

Philae comet lander wakes from its hibernation

BERLIN -- To scientists' relief and delight, the Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last fall has woken up and communicated with Earth after …

@Pontifex Says We Have A Technology Problem

From the telescope to the Internet, new technologies have always posed a problem for the Church.<p>Pope Francis, the cool, hip Pope—he of selfies, …

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This is how I lost my faith: Science helped, yes — but finally I accepted the holy texts were written by man

<b>(mikhail via Shutterstock)</b><p>I thought religion and sacred texts held absolute truth handed down from God. I was so powerfully wrong<p>Shulem Deen<p>June 14, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir”<p>Among people who lose faith, I would later learn, many point to scientific …

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Google's genius futurist has one theory that he says will rule the future — and it's a little terrifying

But, to paraphrase fellow futurist Peter Diamandis, Kurzweil's brilliance isn't in the predictions themselves.<p>It's in what the predictions represent — Kurzweil's core thesis, a little thing called <b>"the Law of Accelerating Returns."</b><p>It states that "fundamental measures of information technology follow …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

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Stephen Tempest's answer to Why did Germany lose in World War I?

Germany went into the First World War with the advantage of a very large, very well-trained, and very well-equipped army. One-on-one, they could …