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Consulting Technical Writer based in San Francisco, CA

How a Professional Climate Change Denier Discovered the Lies and Decided to Fight for Science. The hardest part of reversing the warming of the planet may be convincing climate change skeptics of the need to do so.

How a Professional Climate Change Denier Discovered the Lies and Decided to Fight for Science

Although scientists who study the issue overwhelming agree that the earth is undergoing rapid and profound climate changes due to the burning of fossil fuels, a minority of the public remains stubbornly resistant to that fact. With temperatures rising and ice caps melting — and that small minority in control of both Congress and the White House — there seems no project more urgent than persuading climate deniers to reconsider their views. So we reached out to Jerry Taylor, whose job as director of the Niskanen Center involves turning climate skeptics into climate activists.

It might seem like an impossible transition, except that Taylor, who used to be staff director for the energy and environment task force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and vice president of the Cato Institute, made it himself. API Documentation. OpenSF History Images - Western Neighborhoods Project - San Francisco History. NOTE'd. Business, finance, money.

Calling Bullshit — Syllabus. Logistics Course: INFO 198 / BIOL 106B.

Calling Bullshit — Syllabus

University of Washington To be offered: Spring Quarter 2017 Credit: 1 credit, C/NC Enrollment: 160 students Instructors: Carl T.

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Mybrainisfull. XKCD. XHTML and CSS. Windows 10 Problems and Tools. W7 Update Problems. Weather+ Transportation. Tools and Toys. Technical Communications. Python 3. The Radioactive Boy Scout. There is hardly a boy or a girl alive who is not keenly interested in finding out about things.

The Radioactive Boy Scout

And that’s exactly what chemistry is: Finding out about things—finding out what things are made of and what changes they undergo. What things? Any thing! Every thing! Welcome to Ian's Shoelacing Site! Fun, fashion & science in the Internet's #1 website about shoelaces.

Welcome to Ian's Shoelacing Site!

Whether you want to learn to lace shoes, tie shoelaces, stop shoelaces from coming undone, calculate shoelace lengths or even repair aglets, Ian's Shoelace Site has the answer! You can find out more about this site, or you can dive right in below. Table of Contents Lacing Shoes.

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Automation Bias: Is the Internet Dampening Our Intellectual Talents? I wonder what Arthur Koestler would think of Google.

Automation Bias: Is the Internet Dampening Our Intellectual Talents?

The Hungarian writer’s 1967 book, The Ghost in the Machine, is an elegant takedown of Cartesian philosophy. Koestler believed the feeling of dualism arises from what he termed a holon—the mind is, simultaneously, a part and a whole. The brain, he argues, is the outcome of an array of forces, including the environment, habitual patterns, and language. For the holon to function, he writes, it must be self-regulated: In other words, its operations must be guided, on the one hand, by its own fixed canon of rules and on the other hand by points from a variable environment. Inside the World’s Largest Collection of PTSD Brains. At the Lieber Institute for Brain Development in East Baltimore, dozens of brains from people who were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder during their lifetimes are stored away in industrial-sized freezers intended to preserve vital tissue.

Inside the World’s Largest Collection of PTSD Brains

The nonprofit research institute has amassed 81 of these PTSD brains—only a small portion of its nearly 2,000 total brains—in the six years it’s been open. It’s the biggest collection of post-mortem brains with a known diagnosis of PTSD. Scientists at Lieber are researching schizophrenia and related brain disorders and have an ambitious plan for the PTSD collection. They want to pinpoint the genetic variants that raise a person’s risk for developing PTSD after trauma and find targets in the brain to treat the disorder more effectively with drugs. Currently, people with PTSD are treated with a combination of talk therapy, or psychotherapy, and medications like antidepressants designed to treat symptoms of the disorder. Thai-English Dictionary. ดิกชันนารี่ You've reached the free online Internet dictionary of the Thai language at thai-language.com.

Thai-English Dictionary

It's a dictionary of over 0 Thai words and phrases with English definitions—and 15468 audio clips. The 10 Biggest Misconceptions About Remote Work. Remote work is on the rise.

The 10 Biggest Misconceptions About Remote Work

Believe it or not, employees are opting for 30 more minutes of shut eye over 30 minutes in traffic. Turns out they prefer home cooked meals at a kitchen table over microwaved frozen meals in the breakroom. They’re also choosing impactful co-worker collaboration over water cooler gossip. In short, remote work is working. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, 37% of the US labor force works remotely, and that number is only rising. It’s time to put stereotypes to rest. Myth 1: Remote Work Means Productivity Decreases. There's Only 3 General Bourbon Mash Bill's Y'all - THREE - Bourbon Whiskey Our Native Spirit. People are always asking me what the exact recipes for bourbons.

There's Only 3 General Bourbon Mash Bill's Y'all - THREE - Bourbon Whiskey Our Native Spirit

Some distillers keep their recipes a family secret; and why not? I mean it IS theirs. Some distilleries will tell ya, like Four Roses or Maker’s Mark. But when it comes down to it, does 1% more rye or corn there make a difference? Open API Initiative.