Living in the End Times

May 16, 2012 by

There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. In his latest book, Living in the End Times, Slavoj Žižek has identified the four horsemen of this coming apocalypse: the worldwide ecological crisis; imbalances within the economic system; the biogenetic revolution; and exploding social divisions and ruptures. But, he [...]

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Continuing Evidence For Landbridges And Longrange Oceanic Crossings in Ancient Times

Feb 29, 2012 by

When proponents of neo-Darwinism “speculate” about the “luck” and “chance” needed to explain this “amazing” phenomenon and “challenging” biegeographical data, it’s clear that they are lacking reasonable explanations. Yet rafting or other means of “oceanic dispersal” have been suggested to solve a number of other biogeographical conundrums that challenge neo-Darwinism. See it on Scoop.it, via [...]

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How Companies Learn Your Secrets

Feb 24, 2012 by

Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times on the intensive research and data mining companies conduct on their customers in order to learn about them and to predict their future needs.   It also describes some of the psychological techniques used in marketing in order to modify behavior and to create new habits. [...]

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Should monuments be lit at night?

Dec 01, 2011

Calls for Stonehenge to be lit at night are being resisted by stargazers. Is it really necessary to illuminate a monument? Stonehenge is one of the most recognisable ancient monuments in the world. But if you’re driving along the A303 at night, the site is shrouded in darkness. A debate has opened up on the [...]

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