Could We PLEASE Leave The Kids Out Of It??

Way high up on my list of pet peeves is children’s choirs where kids are trained sing vapid preachy platitudes.  Few things are more obnoxious sounding than a child’s programmed moralizing and it never sounds quite as ugly as when it takes the form of song.  So, really, I don’t care if they’re singing about [Read More...]

Daniel Dennett On “Darwin’s Dangerous Idea”

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“It’s A Fact. And There’s No Morality In A Fact.”

via PZ Myers: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

YouTube As Naturally Evolving The Future Of Television And How Google Benefits Off Of YouTube

Neat video on how YouTube puts out so much material that we can discover what people actually will choose among a myriad of options and model TV off of it and then on the reach of Google and YouTube’s role in that: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Can’t

A (morbidly) fun little animated musical video by Ed Stockham for a song by Alan Lastufka and Tom Milsom: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Confirming Galileo: Hammer Vs. Feather On The Moon

Well, you know which one this website’s going to be pulling for: From the YouTube information listings: WEBSITE: http://www.teachertube.com On the surface of the Moon at Hadley Rille Apollo 15 Commander David Scott verifies Galileo’s discovery that all objects in gravity fields fall at the same speed. (via) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Predictive Power Of Game Theory

In this clip from The Daily Show, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discusses predicting world affairs using models based on game theory to an extraordinarily high degree of accuracy (twice that of the CIA by their own estimation). It’s really exciting stuff: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Bruce Bueno [Read More...]

More Info On The Birther Infomercial

Princess relays this video about the Birthers and those exploiting them. Money quote from Rachel Maddow: Birtherism may have been disproven, it may be becoming a political punchline even on the American right.  But it’s also apparently becoming a really good scam for raising money off gullible, sad people.  Which probably means it’s here to [Read More...]

Disorderly Genius: How Chaos Drives The Brain

A really fascinating video: For more read the New Scientist article here and also take a listen to the last fascinating third of this episode of Radiolab on stochasticity. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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