Blaise Pascal

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Name: Blaise Pascal
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

From the editor: Headlines give me headaches

Headlines give me headaches.That's about the easiest way to say it. I love my job. I love this community. And I enjoy being a journalist.You'd think crime coverage, or deadlines or even dealing with the Sudoku puzzles would cause a more dramatic rise ... [Published Billings Gazette - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Faith Walk: Christians worldwide work to fill ‘God-shaped vacuum’

“There is a God-shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus,” said Blaise Pascal, a 17th-century philosopher and physicist.I think that quote can explain the ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Evangelism at 30,000 Feet

I have a plane trip coming up, and with it, my standard pre-flight anxiety.It’s not fear of flying (I don’t love hurtling through low orbit, separated from death by a few inches of aluminum and plexiglass, but I tolerate it)—it’s fear that God may put ... [Published Catholic Exchange - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Dunsmore: Liberty, Equality, Technology...

GES director of live events Robert Dunsmore explores B2B vs B2C technology trends and patterns.The undoubted enormous opportunities for B2B over the next decade are matched only by the challenges and new languages required to deliver in a real-time landscape.  ... [Published Exhibition News.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Death O’ Fear

Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about life lessons and beliefs and expresses gratitude in learning early in life to stand up for what he believes in.  ( July 22, 2014, Page 4 )Share this Oxford Eagle story.Published: July 22, 2014Writer: Jimmy Ree ... [Published The Oxford Eagle - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Word of the Day for Monday, July 21, 2014

WORD OF THE DAYinversion■ in.ver.sion■ in vʉr ́zhənDefinition: (n) Change of order so that the first shall become last and the last shall become first.Example: “The sensibility of man to trifles, and his insensibility to great things, indicates a strange ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

A new study found people are terrible at sitting alone with their thoughts. How about you?

In 1654, scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal wrote: “All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” Now, there's some science behind that statement.Player utilitiesA recent study in the journal Science  found ... [Published Public Radio International - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Sheer Terror Of Being Alone With Our Thoughts

I recently thought about Pascal while crossing Terminal B of the Philadelphia International Airport.No, not Pascal the computer programming language. I mean Blaise Pascal, the 17th-century French philosopher and mathematician for which the programming ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The sheer terror of being alone with our thoughts

I recently thought about Pascal while crossing Terminal B of the Philadelphia International Airport.No, not Pascal the computer programming language. I mean Blaise Pascal, the 17th-century French philosopher and mathematician for which the programming ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Who Are You Avoiding?

Other people give us trouble. They do annoying things. They insult us. They not only make us feel inadequate but in the process of doing so trigger disagreeable feelings of envy within us--not that we will admit as much.Nevertheless, we seek the company ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

The Shocking Truth, Ctd

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 themselves ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Simple Messages and Digital Voices

With so many brands vying for attention, the media and the marketplace are chock full of messages trying to convince us to buy, believe, support or join.Whether we are listening to what is special about certain products, corporations, political candidates ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]

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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]
Evangelism at 30,000 Feet [Published Catholic Exchange - Jul 25 2014]
Robert Dunsmore: Liberty, Equality, Technology... [Published Exhibition News.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Intercollegiate Review: Is the West Really Best... [Published Baylor University Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
You can't keep a good order down [Published The Catholic Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
How original sin led to a western obsession wit... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
Death O’ Fear [Published The Oxford Eagle - Jul 22 2014]
Messier Monday: The Most Perfect Elliptical, M8... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 22 2014]
Word of the Day for Monday, July 21, 2014 [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 21 2014]
A new study found people are terrible at sittin... [Published Public Radio International - Jul 19 2014]
David Mochel :Why You Don't Want to Meditate (A... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 18 2014]
The Sheer Terror Of Being Alone With Our Thoughts [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
The sheer terror of being alone with our thoughts [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Multiporphyrinic Cages: Architectures and Func... [Published Chemical Reviews - Jul 16 2014]
The maestro: Lorin Maazel, 1930-2014 [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 15 2014]
Who Are You Avoiding? [Published Huffington Post - Jul 14 2014]
Is Science Opposed to Christianity? [Published Athens Patch - Jul 11 2014]
Pasteurization Without the Heat [Published FoodProcessing.com - Jul 09 2014]
Review> Period Rooms in the 21st Century [Published Architect's Newspaper - Jul 08 2014]
The Shocking Truth, Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 08 2014]
The Shocking Truth, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 08 2014]
God’s Elephant. [Published London Irvine Report - Jul 08 2014]
Simple Messages and Digital Voices [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Study: People Would Rather Electrocute Themselv... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 07 2014]
OSUN 2014: Why Omisore May Emerge Victorious [Published Nigeria Village Square - Jul 03 2014]
The space between [Published The Zimbabwean - Jul 02 2014]
When The Light Begins To Fade: Caring for the E... [Published Assist News Service - Jul 01 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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