Natural Selection

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First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Intelligent-design nonsense

Regarding “Scientific study backs intelligent design” :The article basically states that intelligent design uniquely predicts that something will be more complex than previously thought. This is nonsense.Evolution simply states that variations will occur ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Stoning children in the Bible

Did the Lord condone stoning of children? A loving God more of a harsh dictator? Where is the mercy and forgiveness? How is killing a child moral? Tough questions for a complex command from the Lord God, but did He really command to stone disobedient ... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Minister criticises 'unfortunate' union leader remarks

The Education Secretary has hit back at claims from the leader of a major teaching union that the Government's schools policy is leading to a "survival of the fittest" culture.Nicky Morgan said the new head of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, ... [Published itv.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Catholic bishops downplay true purposes of marriage

There has been a lot of speculation about the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, scheduled for October 5-19, 2014. The theme of the gathering will be Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.Sadly, ... [Published SperoNews - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

‘UK school policies failing generation’

The UK government’s education policies are damaging the life chances of a generation of children and must be overhauled, a leader of a major teaching union warns. Mark Barker, the new president of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said ... [Published Press tv - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Burger King the latest U.S. corporation to avoid taxes

A high-profile consumer service corpora­tion, Burger King, has decided to move its corporate headquarters out of the U.S. by purchasing Canada’s Tim Hor­ton’s to take advantage of that country’s lower taxes.It is another example of“offshore tax inver­sion,” ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 31 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

It's all a question of perspective

The word ‘vista’ means view. How we view things affects our perception of the world in which we live. This perspective also helps to shape our understanding of reality itself.Someone who has spent his entire life in a remote jungle environment surrounded ... [Published News24 - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth

is heartened by a vision of new humanity. . Edited by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee. Golden Sufi Centre, 2013. ISBN: 9781890350451This is one of the most thrilling books I have read in a long time. Within it are the seeds of the religions of the future, a manifesto ... [Published Resurgence Magazine - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers seek to prove Genesis

DALLAS (AP) — Most scientists believe Darwin got it right: Single-celled creatures evolved into complex ones, a process of natural selection and genetic adaptation that over eons turned a primordial swamp into shape-shifting cells, into ape-like primates, ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Britain now has more blue-eyed boys and girls 'because they are more attractive'

Scientists believe natural selection has played a part in making blue the most common colour of eyes for people in the country for the first timeOl’ blue eyes are back across Britain after scientists said the number of people with the colour is at a record ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Survival of the fittest in the new iron age

NEW YORK: The spot iron ore market is sinking under the weight of new supply.The benchmark price for 62 percent iron ore as assessed by the Steel Index has just fallen below the $89 per ton level for the first time since September 2012.Gone is the golden ... [Published The News International - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Evolution: Scientists Examine What Happened When Fish First Tried to Walk

By | IB Times  –When fish first tried to walk on land 400 million years ago, their anatomy and behaviour changed dramatically, scientists have said.Published in the journal Nature, researchers at McGill University in Montreal were looking to find out ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 27 2014]

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"All it takes is hard work, application, thrift and attitude and we can all be winners." Photo /
...the intense competition for schools to prove themselves was having an adverse impact on relationships within schools to the detriment of children. "When I started teaching headteachers were more ringmasters than army generals. They booked the acts and relied on skilled individuals to do their jobs."
...It also supports the premise that might makes right. As one aide to President Barack Obama so succinctly put it, "If we cannot use the power of persuasion, we will use the persuasion of power."

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'Dual bridge' amino acid developed [Published Laboratorytalk - 2 hours ago]
Intelligent-design nonsense [Published WorldNetDaily - 2 hours ago]
Peter Lyons: I've learned my lesson, life's jus... [Published New Zealand Herald - 5 hours ago]
Stoning children in the Bible [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
Coalition government's education legacy likely ... [Published Association of Teachers and Lecturers - 7 hours ago]
Catholic bishops downplay true purposes of marr... [Published SperoNews - 9 hours ago]
“Labor” Day!!! [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
‘UK school policies failing generation’ [Published Press tv - 14 hours ago]
Digital Thinking Revolution [Published Infosys BPO - 14 hours ago]
Here's Why Your Workout Today Isn't Like Your W... [Published AskMen US - 15 hours ago]
It's all a question of perspective [Published News24 - 16 hours ago]
Tigers pinch thriller [Published Swan Hill Guardian - 22 hours ago]
Minister criticises 'unfortunate' union leader ... [Published itv.com - 22 hours ago]
Union leader attacks 'survival of fittest' scho... [Published itv.com - Sep 01 2014]
[tt] NS 2983: BRAIN DRAIN: ARE WE EVOLVING STUP... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 01 2014]
Education 'a survival of fittest' [Published BT.com - Sep 01 2014]
Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth [Published Resurgence Magazine - Aug 31 2014]
The other Neanderthal [Published MSN News - Aug 31 2014]
A new synthetic amino acid for an emerging clas... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 31 2014]
A new synthetic amino acid for an emerging clas... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 31 2014]
A Bionic Eye That Restores Sight [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 31 2014]
Burger King the latest U.S. corporation to avoi... [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 31 2014]
Researchers seek to prove Genesis [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 31 2014]
Life after Darwin [Published Concord Monitor - Aug 31 2014]
And the winner of the e-commerce war is... [Published Times of India - Aug 31 2014]
Using animals to test drugs is outdated and unr... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 31 2014]
Next gen of Lals struggling for foothold in Har... [Published Times of India - Aug 30 2014]
Britain now has more blue-eyed boys and girls '... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
Scents and sensibility: Why the way you smell i... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 30 2014]
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[tt] NS 2983: BRAIN DRAIN: ARE WE EVOLVING STUP... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 01 2014]
We'd better evolve smarts, esp. if Marshall Brain is right and half of thepopulation will not be able to compete with ever-higher technology likerobots.NS 2983: Brain drain: Are we evolving stupidity? http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329830.400-brain-drain-are-we-evolving-stupidity.html ...
You Should Totally Play This Polka Dot Game If ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 29 2014]
Because addicting time wasters are never enough. Also, because Polka Dots. Boring day at work? Too much time on your hands? PBS / Via gifbooster.com Actually is a busy day and you have no time at all - but you don't have the energy, too. Via ...
The Trick to Finding Your Soul Mate? Change You... [Published TIME.com - Aug 28 2014]
This post originally appeared on Ozy.com . In case you missed the buzz on Facebook, scientists recently determined that “beer goggles” do in fact exist , though not precisely in the way we thought. Consuming alcohol, it seems, tends to elevate desire ...
Weekend Reading: John Maynard Keynes (1926): Th... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 23 2014]
John Maynard Keynes (1926): The End of Laissez-Faire } "Panarchy - Panarchie - Panarchia - Panarquia - Παναρχία - 泛无政府主义 : I The disposition towards public affairs... ...which we conveniently sum up as individualism and laissez-faire, drew its ...
Weekend Reading: John Maynard Keynes (1926): Th... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 23 2014]
John Maynard Keynes (1926): The End of Laissez-Faire } "Panarchy - Panarchie - Panarchia - Panarquia - Παναρχία - 泛无政府主义: I The disposition towards public affairs......which we conveniently sum up as individualism and laissez-faire, drew its sustenance ...
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