Blaise Pascal

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Name: Blaise Pascal
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: Evil finds a new face

Another extremist group has surfaced from the cauldron of the Middle East, a ruthless locust horde that leaves death and destruction in its wake.If Americans and other Westerners find the militants under the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq to be the latest ... [Published Recorder.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Baton Rouge Business Report: Making a billion-dollar wager

The Baton Rouge Business Report:There is an argument in philosophy known as Pascal’s Wager. In essence, the argument is that if you find yourself forced to make a choice between two opposite and unknowable propositions, choose the one with the most upside ... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Paris Museum Highlights History & Beauty of Technology

PARIS — If you’ve enjoyed the experience of tracing 50 years of the Silicon Valley tech revolution at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris -- which showcases mankind’s last 500 years of technology ... [Published EE Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking

Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is no new phenomenon. But it's through reflection, daydreaming, and introspection that we make sense of ... [Published Lifehacker - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why not bet on God?

What do you have to lose?Blaise Pascal lived in the 17th century and was considered a boy genius. He is mostly known for his unfinished writing that was going to be called Defense of the Christian Religion. It is now known as Pensées, which means “thoughts” ... [Published Williston Herald - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

MICROSOFT : Patent Issued for Vectorization of Shaders

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News -- Microsoft Corporation ( Redmond, WA ) has been issued patent number 8806458, according to news reporting originating out of Alexandria, Virginia , by VerticalNews editors.The patent's inventors ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Head of Bastiat Ghana hails YES initiative

He said the programme shows the personal love and support of the President for the development of the unique talent of the youth for national development.A statement issued by Dr Senzu and copied to Ghana News Agency in Accra on Tuesday, however called ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Most Important Investing Chart You Have To See

Yesterday, a friend visited me. She works as a financial advisor and we were having a discussion about investing.She mentioned that she had a fellow colleague (let’s call him Mr. Lee) who told her the markets might be choppy in the coming months and that ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Where’s the aid from Muslim nations?

EVERY time Muslims kill Muslims in great numbers, it is the US, Britain, Australia and Europe who come to the rescue. Where is the humanitarian and military aid from Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Iran? These powerful and wealthy Muslim nations are equipped ... [Published The Australian - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

NFPA launches giving campaign for eduction

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has launched a new annual giving society to increase support for fluid power education and research. Named after Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, physicist and inventor whose ... [Published Today's Energy Solutions - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

NFPA Foundation Launches Annual Giving Society to Increase Support for Fluid Power Education ...

-NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has launched a new annual giving society to increase support for fluid power education and research. Named after Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, physicist, and inventor whose famous law describes the ... [Published ThomasNet - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

NFPA Foundation Launches Annual Giving Society

- Aug. 7, 2014 - MILWAUKEE -- WI — The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has launched a new annual giving society to increase support for fluid power education and research. Named after Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, physicist and inventor ... [Published Prlog - Aug 07 2014]

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...As comedian Louis C K said, making much the same point as Pascal centuries earlier, "you need to build an ability to just be yourself and not be doing something. that's what the phones are taking away, is the ability to just sit there. that's being a person."

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So much for tolerance and compassion in reply t... [Published Peninsula News - 1 hour ago]
Editorial: Evil finds a new face [Published Recorder.com - 16 hours ago]
The Last of the Unjust [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
Baton Rouge Business Report: Making a billion-d... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 25 2014]
Paris Museum Highlights History & Beauty of Tec... [Published EE Times - Aug 25 2014]
Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking [Published Lifehacker - Aug 22 2014]
Why not bet on God? [Published Williston Herald - Aug 22 2014]
MICROSOFT : Patent Issued for Vectorization of ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Head of Bastiat Ghana hails YES initiative [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
The Most Important Investing Chart You Have To See [Published Motley Fool - Aug 19 2014]
This Day in History (Chronology 28-5-1393) [Published IRIB World Service - Aug 19 2014]
Italian slice of Swan Hill life [Published Swan Hill Guardian - Aug 18 2014]
Examining the short and long of shame and guilt [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
Seize the Day: Make Your Lives Extraordinary [Published Huffington Post - Aug 15 2014]
It's only rocket science [Published Portland Daily Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Where’s the aid from Muslim nations? [Published The Australian - Aug 14 2014]
Fleurette Group: Mutanda Mining SARL First Half... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 13 2014]
NFPA launches giving campaign for eduction [Published Today's Energy Solutions - Aug 13 2014]
Gauging The Stock Market With The Tocalino Index [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 12 2014]
The IoT is generating a lot of activity, but wh... [Published New Electronics - Aug 12 2014]
NFPA Foundation Launches Annual Giving Society ... [Published ThomasNet - Aug 11 2014]
NFPA Foundation Launches Annual Giving Society [Published Prlog - Aug 07 2014]
The Tocalino Index©: applying Demographics to a... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Aug 06 2014]
Good enough? [Published Russellville Courier - Aug 01 2014]
The Pursuit of Holiness [Published LifeWay - Jul 30 2014]
The Role of a Leader is to Educate His People [Published Algemeiner.com - Jul 30 2014]
Questacon celebrates European science and techn... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
Hazelton : A Shocking Discovery – The Value Of ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 27 2014]
From the editor: Headlines give me headaches [Published Billings Gazette - Jul 27 2014]
Faith Walk: Christians worldwide work to fill ‘... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 26 2014]
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Messier Monday: The Most Perfect Elliptical, M8... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 22 2014]
“We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.” -Blaise Pascal By now, you’ve probably learned that Messier objects — and galaxies in particular — come in a huge, rich variety of types, structures and compositions. ...
The Shocking Truth, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 08 2014]
Recent research into solitary thinking found that a significant percentage of subjects preferred to suffer an electric shock rather than be alone with their thoughts. In a follow-up, Tom Jacobs notes that men were disproportionately likely to give ...
God’s Elephant. [Published London Irvine Report - Jul 08 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 888  -05 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Edmund Burke. Attributed. Since ...
Comments of the Week #17: From solstice to suba... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 29 2014]
“We converse as we live by repeating, by combining and recombining a few elements over and over again just as nature does when of elementary particles it builds a world.” -William H. Gass Only here, when you repeat, combine and recombine your letters ...
Open government: getting beyond impenetrable on... [Published Zunia.org RSS - May 28 2014]
Mathematician Blaise Pascal famously closed a long letter by apologising that he hadn't had time to make it shorter. Unfortunately, his pithy point about "download time" is regularly attributed to Mark Twain and Henry David Thoreau, probably because ...
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