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by Riddick
01-21-2018 03:55 AM
Forum: All Creatures Great and Small
Topic: How The Animal Kingdom Sleeps
Replies: 0
Views: 14

How The Animal Kingdom Sleeps

Sleep is universal in the animal kingdom, but each species slumbers in a different — and often mysterious — way. Some animals snooze with half their brain, while others sleep for just two hours a day (without suffering sleep deprivation). In this episode of Animalism, Ed Yong guides us through the l...
by Riddick
01-21-2018 03:38 AM
Forum: Wild Card Thread
Topic: The Mystery Of Why Some People Become Sudden Geniuses
Replies: 0
Views: 15

The Mystery Of Why Some People Become Sudden Geniuses

http://i.imgur.com/OPYxR7f.jpg When the brain is injured, dead and dying cells leak serotonin into the surrounding tissue. Physically, this seems to encourage new connections between brain regions, just as with LSD. Mentally, it allows the person to link the seemingly unconnected. There’s mounting ...
by Riddick
01-21-2018 03:26 AM
Forum: Global
Topic: The Incredible Shrinking Population: By 2080, Italians Will Be A Minority In Their Own Nation
Replies: 3
Views: 21

An Anti Pasta Extreme Makeover?

Bad enough a loss of indigenous identity, in sufficient numbers seems to me non-Westerners may establish a 'Northern Libya' foothold in Europe?

For national ethnicity's sake, if not too late, as to migrant displacers Italy could put ITS foot down and give them the boot but not THE boot, KWIM!
by Riddick
01-19-2018 11:55 PM
Forum: Art Bell/The New Frontier
Topic: Art Bell: Somewhere In Time Saturday Replays
Replies: 567
Views: 98140

SIT Saturday January 20, 2018

* LISTEN LINK *

Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returns to 7/18/97 when Dannion Brinkley shared how his NDEs drastically changed his life.
by Riddick
01-19-2018 09:51 PM
Forum: The Brig
Topic: What We Learned This Week
Replies: 192
Views: 30856

WWLTW for Friday 1/19/2018

Why you haven't gotten a raise, why a single intersection in England is responsible for two deaths and why people wait in lines. LINK
by Riddick
01-19-2018 06:55 PM
Forum: National
Topic: Trailer Parks Are Gaining Popularity In The US
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Trailer Parks Are Gaining Popularity In The US

America’s growing affordability housing gap is forcing many people to rethink the traditional single family home. Even as trailer parks don’t have the best rep, more affordable "mobile home communities" are attracting retiring baby boomers and millennial families. FULL STORY
by Riddick
01-19-2018 06:44 PM
Forum: National
Topic: What's the Matter with California? 1 in 5 in Poverty
Replies: 2
Views: 30

Related?

California Separatists Are Trying To Create A New State With the reading of their own version of a Declaration of Independence, founders of the state of New California took the first steps to what they hope will eventually lead to statehood. “New California” would cover mostly rural, non-coastal co...
by Riddick
01-19-2018 02:50 AM
Forum: Politics and Government 2014 - Present
Topic: Nancy Pelosi calls Trump ‘President Bush’ for fifth time
Replies: 19
Views: 734

Focused? O Rilly?

Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff, Drew Hammill, responded Thursday that she “enjoys wide support in the caucus and has always said she is not in Congress on a shift but on a mission. Leader Pelosi is focused on winning back the House, and anything else is a distraction from our path to the majority. ...
by Riddick
01-19-2018 02:17 AM
Forum: Religion/Metaphysics
Topic: The New Age Of Astrology
Replies: 0
Views: 15

The New Age Of Astrology

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Why Are Millennials So Into Astrology? In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the Zodiac — even if they don't exactly believe in it. FULL STORY
by Riddick
01-19-2018 02:07 AM
Forum: Economy
Topic: TV Advertising & Retail Are Headed For A Perfect Storm Of Failure
Replies: 0
Views: 9

TV Advertising & Retail Are Headed For A Perfect Storm Of Failure

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The combination of e-commerce and cord-cutting spells disaster for two interdependent industries. FULL STORY
by Riddick
01-19-2018 01:58 AM
Forum: National
Topic: Hawaii’s Missile Alert Debacle Was A Failure Of Design
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Hawaii’s Missile Alert Debacle Was A Failure Of Design

Imagine you only just arrived to work on a Saturday morning, and are told to select “Test missile alert” from a computer menu. You should absolutely not select the second option. What are the chances you don’t mess it up? Possible Scenarios - http://i.imgur.com/EL1Xekc.gif http://i.imgur.com/NZA12ev...
by Riddick
01-18-2018 04:51 PM
Forum: Weird Nooz
Topic: Morality or Social Dominance?
Replies: 6
Views: 53

Many Are Called But Pew Are Chosen

Good one Kbot :D Not so sure, that isn't the case? How else do you tell a Republican from a Democrat? Maybe the human "Butt Sniffing" is just, in some cases, a bit more refined? :confused: Oh, I'm sure the Democrats and Republicans will cross-over when it suits them....... For partisans, sniffing o...
by Riddick
01-18-2018 01:56 AM
Forum: Weird Nooz
Topic: Morality or Social Dominance?
Replies: 6
Views: 53

What Would Spock Say?

When humans get overly emotional, they can destroy worlds. It is very difficult for us to make rational decisions when we are emotional basket cases. And isn't it sad all too many of us haven't figured that one out yet...? Or have, but would still sooner make decisions driven by emotion rather than...
by Riddick
01-16-2018 01:57 AM
Forum: Weird Nooz
Topic: Morality or Social Dominance?
Replies: 6
Views: 53

Human See, Human Do

Doka wrote:
01-15-2018 03:26 PM
Would it be so cute, if Humans imitated animals?

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