Don’t want one. Don’t care for em. Could care less if I ever had one again. Sad?
Horse Meat Inspection Ban Lifted In The U.S. →
It’s come to this. Unreal.
Mrs Obama combating childhood obesity. YOU GO,... →
“The difference between kids getting a sugary beverage and an unhealthy snack versus water and an apple can change a kid’s life, if that’s what they are eating day in and day out after school,”
When I was 16 years old, I assembled a 2.3 million electron volt beta particle...– Michio Kaku built a particle accelerator in his garage in high school (via physicsphysics)
Senescent cells →
And despite being termed senescent, the cells are very active: They convert themselves into factories that churn out 100 different kinds of growth factors, along with cytokines, the inflammatory agents that stimulate the immune system. The evolutionary reason for this activity may be to provoke the immune system to attack patches of premalignant and malignant cells.
The Science Of Why We Don't Believe Science
“A man with conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point.” Leon Festinger Taken from Mother Jones
My new toy! →
My sister picked this up for me. It sits above my TV and periodically changes. Best. EVER! (CLICK “My new toy!” link to see)
a large, fruit-eating bat.: Veganism IS a... →
cultureofresistance: lukexvx: megachiropteran: I mean, people can do whatever they want diet-wise, but I don’t particularly think a vegan diet is enough to be considered revolutionary/radical in any sense, especially because companies will make money either way. I think a much more radical/revolutionary idea is to promote more accessibility to cruelty-free foods (in a very broad sense, such...
Q&A with boxing legend John "Iceman" Scully
My first memory of boxing had to be when I was a very young child. I would watch my grandfather sit in the den with Spanish television on mute, watching two grown men, so small and lean they could pass for kids, slugging it out back and forth relentlessly for what seemed like forever. Sadly, this is what most people today, young and old, still see. It wasn’t until I had gotten older that I...