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IAN: May 22, 2015: Volunteer Scientific Research Sites
Morning folks! It's Friday once more in the Land of Ian. Today I'm going to show you some sites that I've been volunteering for on a daily basis since I can't really get out and volunteer in my ...
FloridaSNMOM 05/21/2015 9
Overnight News Digest -- ";-)" Edition
rfall 05/21/2015 18
The "Serious" Candidate Makes Some "WOW" Remarks on Climate Science
Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) said some pretty remarkable things while he was campaigning in New Hampshire. Pretty remarkable because it calls into question even the conversation that Climate ...
AtheistDadOf1 05/21/2015 18
FDA Drug Safety Warning!!
FDA warns that SGLT2 inhibitors for diabetes may result in a serious condition of too much acid in the blood "On May 15, 2015, FDA is warning that the type 2 diabetes medicines canagliflozin, ...
thepanamarick 05/21/2015 3
Early research shows promise in treating Down syndrome and similar disorders using cancer drugs
Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome are the most prevalent ...
Walter Einenkel 05/21/2015 7
Identify plagiarism? Pay $15,000 to $2 million.
In the latest attack on the climate science community, John Mashey (a computer scientist and frequent DeSmogBlog contributor) was sued for $2 million for exposing plagiarism. It's a long and weird ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/21/2015 5
GUS - 5-21-15 Open Thread
Good Morning, all you Gusmaintainers! Hope you all are safe, warm, dry and happy! We have had a cold front sitting on us for a few days here, Sarah, Romeo and I. I am using the Mercury retrograde ...
Portia Elm 05/21/2015 72
House Passes Bill to Gut Science & Research Funding
Yesterday, in addition to passing a deficit-funded corporate tax break for R&D, the House passed the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 , a funding bill for federal scientific programs ...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 05/21/2015 18
Cheers and Jeers: Thursday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: That President Obama has been on twitter for three days and hasn't posted a single funny cat pic shows he's not taking his twitter ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/21/2015 75
Street Prophets Open Thread
Welcome to the Wednesday Coffee Hour here at Street Prophets . This is an open thread where we can talk about what's going on in our worlds. Everyone is welcome to discuss all topics of ...
StateOfGrace 05/20/2015 16
Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 3)
Welcome back to my adventure of owning a battery electric car in the country. In the last blog I left you with my surprise that the Leaf didn't take as long as I thought it would have using a ...
joelado 05/20/2015 3
Exploiting Ebola and Poverty to Sell Coal: Peabody Energy
Suzanne Goldenberg holds nothing back in a one-two punch of proper journalism in which she exposes the despicable actions of Peabody Coal—the world's largest privately-held coal company—taken in ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/20/2015 1
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… End of a Late Night Era There have been gazillions of words written " Late -ly" (Get it? Get it?) about the impact of David Letterman on late-night comedy. They'...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/20/2015 55
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/19/2015: Nesting Season
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 05/19/2015 115
After statement linking earthquakes and fracking, oil tycoon tried to have scientists fired
Jen Hayden 05/19/2015 10
For the first time-Dead Zones have been found in the tropical Atlantic in underwater "hurricanes"
Example of an ocean eddy (not from the study) as seen from space (Credit: NASA Earth Observatory) We are aware of the dead zones along inhabited areas of coast line, particularly in the US East ...
Pakalolo 05/19/2015 13
The Viking Mars Mission
In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first satellite, Sputnik. Over the next 20 years, the Space Race saw the USSR and the USA compete in a series of space spectaculars as each tried to ...
Lenny Flank 05/19/2015 22
Matt "King Coal" Ridley Disparages Divestment
Image from DeSmogUK In a (thankfully) paywalled oped in the London Times, #MattKingCoal Ridley attacks ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/19/2015 1
Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… In Which I Agree with the GOP Count me among those who don’t really give a crap whether or not ABC News prompter reader and "we'll have to leave it there" ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/19/2015 82
Coffee shop owner touts fracking safety, so everyone should just shut the hell up
The American Petroleum Institute has produced a series of radio, print, video and web ads aimed in order to, "urge the Obama administration to keep the current ozone standards rather than ...
earthyrobot 05/18/2015 12
We're Number 1! Arizona reaches another milestone of hate
Arizonans not welcome. Today the Arizona legislature did what no other state in the nation has been mean-spirited enough to do: they cut lifetime welfare benefits to one year for everyone — ...
Mother Mags 05/18/2015 248
Professor believes he is close to having an HIV vaccine
Professor Phil Berman UC Santa Cruz Professor Phil Berman has been trying to develop a vaccine for HIV for the past 30 years. He believes that he and his team have ...
Walter Einenkel 05/18/2015 10
SPORTS: Is it really a sport or just getting a competitive edge to win?
I read an article, at the web address below, about deflating footballs as far back as 2006. NFL Media’s Judy Battista — formerly of the New York Times — had this to say about deflating ...
john972 05/18/2015 1
Charting the intersection of Politics, Science and Religion
Religious Groups vs. Environment and Evolution from Josh Rosenau at NCSE Last year, Tobin Grant at ...
Mark Sumner 05/18/2015 12
Scientists invent astonishing new concrete that can heal its own cracks (VIDEO)
Will cracks in basement foundations become a thing of the past? Scientists in the Netherlands have created a "bioconcrete" that amazingly uses bacteria in a very unusual ...
Jen Hayden 05/18/2015 22
Potential breakthrough in treatment for cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis affects around 30,000 children and adults in the United States and more than twice that number worldwide. The genetic disease greatly limits the life expectancy of the people ...
Walter Einenkel 05/18/2015 6
"Mad Max" is too upbeat
I'm taking a short break from my discussions of various economic matters to talk about -- well, an economic matter. Submitted for your attention, an incredibly sobering article concerning the ...
OutOnALimb 05/18/2015 65
Lonely, Powerless, Conservative Old White Men: Portrait of a Denier
A 2011 study by Riley Dunlap explored the demographic make-up of climate deniers found that they are more likely to be conservative white males. And a 2013 study connected climate denial with belief ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/18/2015 7
The Most Important URL?
If you wanted to know if a "clinical trials" to test a new medication or therapy was any good, where would you look to find out?
diverdonreed 05/18/2015 3
Gus - 5-18-15 Open Thread
Hew, Gusskittehs! I know you can play amongst yourselves, so I am not worried that I can't be here for a few days. Hope everyone is well and happy, and smoke-free. Smoking is not only about your ...
Portia Elm 05/18/2015 33
Cheers and Jeers: Monday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Intercepted! To: All Patriotic Texans who know what's really ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/18/2015 75
Netroots Radio Presents: "The Gladness of the Found and Loved"
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justiceputnam 05/17/2015 1
♥Note To A Marine♥
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rebel ga 05/17/2015 9
9 dead in Waco TX biker gang fight
This is a breaking story... If you are anywhere near the Central Texas Marketplace - get out. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/25b4f596ea7c43c7b63b27197a6d35df/multiple-injuries-reported-texas-biker-...
mrsgoo 05/17/2015 350
Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Solidarity in the time of choleric "trade" deals
Epidemics of cholera as well as other serious diseases, including neoliberalism, can take a toll on solidarity. "Trade" deals, and the conduct used in pushing them through to adoption, can be ...
Galtisalie 05/17/2015 101
Thinking Computer an Oxymoron
Thinking suggests self-awareness, computers are not aware in any real sense . . . self-aware, fugetaboutit. The whole Self-Aware conundrum is a vexing problem for Classical Philosophy. ...
PriceRip 05/17/2015 66
The Daily Bucket - Citizen Science at Work
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 05/17/2015 26
DKos Sangha - Weekly Open Thread
Good morning! Welcome to the DKos Sangha weekly open thread. This is an open thread for members of the DKos Sangha and others who are interested in discussions concerning how we integrate our ...
davehouck 05/17/2015 13
The Inoculation Project 5/17/2015: Science Books!
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
belinda ridgewood 05/17/2015 12
How Many Americans Have Parkinson's ?
Five hundred thousand Americans have Parkinson's Disease (PD). It's hard to visualize half a million people! But try this:
diverdonreed 05/17/2015 2
OND - Saturday Science Edition
Welcome to the Saturday Science Edition of Overnight News Digest Overnight News Digest is a regular daily feature which provides noteworthy news items and commentary from around the world. The ...
Man Oh Man 05/16/2015 16
DKos Asheville: North Carolina Open Thread
Good day and welcome to DKos Asheville . This is the weekly DKos Asheville open thread for Saturday, May 15th. We try to get together every weekend to share with everyone what we're all up to in ...
randallt 05/16/2015 13
Arizona Gov. Ducey brags about firing an agency head for enforcing the law
Il Ducey One thing Arizonans have learned in the few months that Gov. Doug Ducey has been in office is that ...
Mother Mags 05/16/2015 65
The Healing Properties Of Cannabis-Needs To Be Legalized Nationally And Federally
Images For Medical ...
rebel ga 05/15/2015 32
Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: It's All Crazy Edition "Mike Huckabee enters the presidential race. So evangelical voters have a choice, which is more than he wants to give ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/15/2015 107
DKos Asheville: Celtic Lassie's Quilt
DKos Ashevillians traveled to Tennesee Wednesday to present Sara and Ann's amazing community quilt to Celtic Lassie with Otteray Scribe. A worthy dose of love from Kossacks. Gordon20024 drove down ...
randallt 05/15/2015 21
Connect! Unite! Act! Denver, NYC, Dallas, Houston & Seattle Meet-up Info — Ever Hitchhiked?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
smileycreek 05/15/2015 171
Aunt Pamela Needs You!
Professional grifter, true Hatriot and Beacon of Freedumb Pamela Geller needs you! We are now marked. Marked for life. And we need to take extraordinary measures to protect ourselves, and above all,
angry marmot 05/15/2015 14
GUS - Giving Up Smoking - That Time anod Went To Visit flumptail Edition
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support series for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. We avoid ...
anodnhajo 05/15/2015 129
Cheers and Jeers: Thursday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Billo Sees the Light? I gotta hand it to old ferret face. America's most famous guttersnipe pinhead may have finally come to his senses. Tuesday night, while ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/14/2015 75
Michigan/Motor City Kossacks Weekly Open Thread: Why "Giggles the Pig" Might be Flint's Next Mayor
ICYMI: "Giggles the Pig," a sow belonging to attorney Michael Ewing of Flint, has been put forth as a candidate for the mayoralty of Flint, Michigan. I'm all for political theater. But, really? A ...
peregrine kate 05/13/2015 17
GUS: Half The Battle...
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are quitting ...
Vacationland 05/13/2015 71
The Coveted Geller Endorsement
Well, it's official. On Sunday, in a post and tweet noticed by at least 300 people, Pamela Geller endorsed the candidacy of Ted Cruz: I endorse Cruz for ...
angry marmot 05/13/2015 22
Sen. McConnell: Fast Track Will Help Next GOP President Pass Trade Deals Over Dem Opposition
Republican Senate Majority Leader McConnell: “If we had a Republican president right now, not a single Democrat would vote for Trade Promotion Authority. So what I’ve said to my members, if we ...
TomP 05/13/2015 46
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Take Two Megyn Kelly: Governor Bush, thanks for joining us again on Fox News to clear up something we asked you about on Monday. You said ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/13/2015 68
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/12/2015: The Temple of Abiding Peace
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 05/12/2015 92
Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Tuesday George Blogging Happy Birthday to line crosser George Carlin, who would've turned 78 today. He spent many a glorious decade dissecting language, culture,
Bill in Portland Maine 05/12/2015 86
What should a "cancer greeting card" say?
We have to stipulate right off that your own words of comfort and friendship somehow wouldn't suffice. Blank cards--notepaper--looseleaf--all do exist after all, and you could write your own message.
peregrine kate 05/11/2015 32
Raul Castro: Pope Francis May Inspire Me to Go Back to Church
A very interesting story. No doubt Republican Catholics will consider becoming Southern Baptists or "impeaching" the Pope. The Pope's soft liberation theology is impacting people. “ I ...
TomP 05/11/2015 22
Can't login to DailyKos using Firefox
Sorry to take up diary space on something that should be background, but this is vexing. For years I've been using Firefox as my browser for political websites. And the left two tabs are for ...
Demi Moaned 05/10/2015 36
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/10/2015: Fosterfields
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 05/10/2015 65
Anti-Capitalist Meetup: A Catastrophic British Election Result, where do we go from here?
Like everyone else, I got it wrong. I was expecting a Tory minority government propped up by the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) and the UK Independence Party ( UKIP ) if needed to get legislation ...
NY brit expat 05/10/2015 49
Welcome New Users: Groups
In your "Welcome Back" box you will find many helpful links including your "stream" and "groups" Groucho Marx, or some other dead guy once said, “I would never be a member of a club that would ...
Glen The Plumber 05/09/2015 117

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