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Humanist Ring - Webring for Humanist writers who actually write about Humanism and not just atheism or freethought. Websites that are ac

Approved Member Sites<p>Happiness Thru Humanism Preview — Go — Flag <br>Short posts about the Humanist philosophy designed to encourage people to live …

Are Johnny Appleseed's trees alive today?

There's an old saying among landscapers: "When is the best time to plant a tree? Ten years ago."<p>As anyone who's ever planted a seedling -- and hoped …

Forestry

Yellowstone's Supervolcano Gets a Lid

<i>[Editor's note: This story was corrected to say that a mantle plume emerges from the mantle and not the core on March 10, 2016]</i><p>Simmering deep below …

Earth calling Taylor

Calvin Hathaway has performed one of his legendary U-turns. Wednesday it was: <i>“Taylor, the Big Cheese wants me to stage an interview or two before you</i> …

Acknowledgements

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The January Man

It’s so unfair. The worst thing ever just happened, all cause my mum made me take down the Christmas tree. I asked why Julia couldn’t do it for once. …

Why the One Appealing Part of Creationism Is Wrong

Earlier this month, Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum, in Petersburg, Kentucky, held a debate with Bill Nye at the museum. Within the creationist crowd, Ham represents the young-Earth wing, which believes that the planet is around six thousand years old. He also has other extreme …

The Case Against De-Extinction: It’s a Fascinating but Dumb Idea

Wouldn’t it be great to have vast herds of mammoths roaming the Canadian tundra, or a thrill to see flocks of hundreds of millions of passenger …

The Selling of the Suicide Seeds Narrative - Collide-a-Scape

By Keith Kloor | January 7, 2014 11:28 am<p>Over the past decade, the story of hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers being driven to suicide because …

Frankenpolitics: The Left defence of GMOs

<i>Some background: Last September,</i> Red Pepper<i>, a progressive UK magazine, published a brief article, “Silenced GM scientist speaks out against biotech</i> …

20 GMO questions: Animal, vegetable, controversy?

This is a slightly unusual end-of-the-year list. Instead of a selection of the best or worst news over the year, this is simply a bullet-point …

The Best Books of 2013, Part 2

<i>We asked some of our contributors for their favorite books they read this year. (Most listed new books, but a few picked older favorites.) The first installment was published last week.</i><p>Teju Cole:<p>The most startling book I read this year was Sonali Deraniyagala’s “<b>Wave</b>,” a personal account of the …

Whirlpool washer won't spin on the gentle knit cycle

#<b>1</b> (<b>permalink</b>)<p>04-14-2011, 09:48 AM<p>Bowdaddy<p>Junior Member<p>Join Date: Mar 2011<p>Posts: 3<p><b>Whirlpool washer won't spin on the gentle knit cycle</b><p><b>Model Number:</b> …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Humans and nature: It's complicated.

Depending on your point of reference, humanity can seem distinct from and damaging to nature or like an emergent part of a single thriving force. Two …

Why we need to label GMOs

<b>Mark Lynas speech to Center for Food Integrity Summit, Chicago, 15 October 2013</b><p>Audio on YouTube:<p>Ladies and gentlemen,<p>In just about three weeks from …

Massive spruce beetle outbreak in Colorado tied to drought

A new study indicates drought high in the northern Colorado mountains is the primary trigger of a massive spruce beetle outbreak that is tied to …

Susan Sontag, photography, and social networking.

<i>This post originally appeared on Brain Pickings.</i><p>Ever since its invention in 1839, the photographic image and its steady evolution have shaped our …

In the insecticide wars, GMOs have so far been a force for good

I’ve finally worked my way around to the GMO question that I care about most: Are genetically modified crops boon or bane for the environment?<p>The …

Tree-Killing Worm, Please Make Your Way To The Boarding Gate

Meet the microscopic worm that can kill forests. It’s called the pinewood nematode (<i>Bursaphelenchus xylophilus)</i> and though each one is barely a millimetre long, they can collectively bring down a towering pine tree.<p>Once it gets into a tree, the nematode spreads through the trunk, branches, and …

Academic Departments: Departments, Offices & Services

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With 2000+ global studies affirming safety, GM foods among most analyzed subjects in science

Fun with Kiwis

If you’re interested in making fun of creationism, it’s not too hard to do it. Indeed, there have even been a few book-length efforts, such as Robert …

In Conversation: Antonin Scalia

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Anima Eterna Orchestra | Biography & History

This innovative orchestra, dedicated to authentic re-creations of seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth century music on historically appropriate …