This famous Rembrandt painting of a 17th century anatomy lesson (see below) represents to me the equivalent of what science currently knows about the functioning of the human brain. The painting depicts a bunch of guys looking at the vivisection saying
It is the 47th anniversary of “Earth Day” when all the Gaea-lovers got together to prognosticate the end of the world… How accurate were the predictions made around the time of the first Earth Day in 1970? The prophets of doom
I used to consider the Snopes web site a reputable source… it appears that they also have succumbed to a political agenda: Snopes got the facts wrong despite deploying not one but two fact-checkers to the case. The first, Kim
I made a visit to the USAF Museum (more formally known as the ‘National Museum of the United States Air Force‘) this morning to check out the new ‘building 4’ and to get some photos of the turbine engines that
Yep, those are some petunias still flowering in my Ohio garden in early November.
From StrangeCosmos We’ve all seen it. People change when they get behind the wheel of a car. So now, to profile your personality, here is the special Driving Test… 1: Which part of your car wears out most often? a:
Is this an explanation for the economic trends in the United States? Government employees in the United States outnumber manufacturing employees by 9,932,000, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Federal, state and local government employed
The information you glean from the internet… who would have known: Paul Reubens is best known for portraying Pee-Wee Herman and might seem like an unlikely candidate to have a military hero father. Years before his son was born, Milton
Missy and I checked out the works of Leonardo Da Vinci at the Cincinnati Museum Center… Leo was one heck of an engineer.
An interesting discussion. Two words to generally avoid: Always and Never. Apparently there’s a debate in psychology about the accuracy of stereotypes. Lin Bian and Andrei Cimpian write: In his book Social Perception and Social Reality, Lee Jussim suggests that