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Zen Mind, Beginners Mind. Breath Sweeps Mind. Want to find your mind. June 15, 2010 § Want to find your mind?

Want to find your mind

Learn to direct your dreams This article in NewScientist made me nostalgic for the days when I remembered my dreams. There was a time when I was very young when I could lucid dream. For many years I could remember my dreams. Real solutions from real experts. June 16, 2010 § This is what happens when you put scientists, engineers, and physicists in charge of a project instead of bureaucrats, accountants and lawyers.

Real solutions from real experts.

Aspirin and dental floss: Homespun high-energy physics. A new way to count. A reason for capitalists to care about Quantum Physics. A Ridiculous Essay on Rational Outreach (via The Tribal Scientist) July 19, 2010 § Fantastic insights.

A Ridiculous Essay on Rational Outreach (via The Tribal Scientist)

Humor has always reached me better than any other form of communication. Someone is always going to be offended. A public immunity to freeloaders « The Tribal Scientist. July 25, 2010 § So many articles have been written about the Anti-Vaxers lately that they start to blend together.

A public immunity to freeloaders « The Tribal Scientist

This one by Mike McRae really stands out. He approaches the subject in a reasoned and rational way. Not that I don’t appreciate the sarcasm and humor of other recent posts that have taken on Jenny Mccarthy and the AVN. Science-based Hippies? « She Thought. July 25, 2010 § What?

Science-based Hippies? « She Thought

Oh, OK now I get it. Schedule for LHC’s next few years revealed. July 26, 2010 § The race is on, or continuing between the LHC and the Tevatron.

Schedule for LHC’s next few years revealed

Regular readers know of my passion for particle physics. I find the work they are doing at the accelerators endlessly fascinating. Will they find this Higgs? Personally I don’t think so. Critical Thinking 101: A Skeptics Toolkit. July 27, 2010 § Have you ever tried convincing someone that ghosts aren’t real, aliens are not abducting people or that psychics are con artists, only to end up in an argument?

Critical Thinking 101: A Skeptics Toolkit

It has happened to me. More often you are presented with a situation where a friend or family member states something you know to be complete baloney, but out of politeness or fear you say nothing. Well, thanks to The Cleveland Skeptics, now you can. They have put together a toolkit. LHC results: Not just the same old thing. July 27, 2010 § At the International Conference on High Energy Physics someone said something about Supersymmetry.

LHC results: Not just the same old thing

These guys are talking way over my head. But it sounds very exciting and I want to understand. Is there someone who can dumb it down just a little for me? I guess what I want to know is this, does this support the theory of Supersymmettry? The Importance of Unbelief | Stephen Fry. July 30, 2010 § Skeptic Top Trumps Cards by Caricature Club Stephen Fry, for those who don’t know him, is a brilliant actor, writer, quiz show host and all around great guy.

The Importance of Unbelief | Stephen Fry

Are you a Skeptic or a Cynic. The next time you are about to call something a load of crap, ask yourself this question.

Are you a Skeptic or a Cynic

Are you being a skeptic or just a cynic? There is a difference. Yes, there is an overlap many times with a lot of people. Just because something doesn’t fit your preconceived notion of how the world works, doesn’t make it wrong. Skeptic Exchange. Humungous bubbles blown from small black hole. Kitten Wearing a Tiny Hat - Audition Outtakes. SP Content / What? Me, worry? How We Fool Ourselves Over and Over. PJZen's The Big Picture. Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico. John Hagelin, Ph.D on Consciousness 2 of 2. AT-AT DAY AFTERNOON. Bubbles! The magic of knowledge exchange. Science and Physics. Untitled. AtlasResults < Atlas < TWiki. AtlasResults < Atlas < TWiki. Giant natural particle accelerator discovered above thun. The Physics behind the paper behind “Colliding Particles” « Life. Bosonic string theory. ATLAS Control Room Blog » Sleepless Nights Lead to First Results.

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