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Event Horizon Time Capsule

David Rainsberger II Ideas, Science, Space, Technology Leave a Comment

A popular idea of newly found cities or high schools is to place a time capsule of an important or noteworthy time to be later dug up and examined as a source of nostalgia. Let’s take this a couple of steps further. Imagine a time when we could find super …

Event Horizon Time Capsule was last modified: March 24th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Book Review: Second Foundation

Riley Sproul Ideas, Literature, Science, Scifi, Space, Technology Leave a Comment

I’ve decided to read The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov, as per recommendation of David, and I’m going to make a few observations and sometimes summaries, each of the seven books. Also I’ll be reading the books, not in the order they were published, but in the chronological sequence. There …

Book Review: Second Foundation was last modified: May 13th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Relinquishing Natural Selection for Social Selection

David Rainsberger II Ideas, Science Leave a Comment

Natural selection is the mechanism the biological world is constantly being worked through. The species that has more survival advantages will continue on to spread their genetic material through the gene pool. Those that have disadvantageous changes will be weeded out giving way for the old saying, “survival of the fittest”. …

Relinquishing Natural Selection for Social Selection was last modified: March 15th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Debunkery- Left Brained vs Right Brained?

Riley Sproul Debunkery, Ideas, Neurology, Science Leave a Comment

Welcome to Debunkery! The topic of the day is: Cognitive Hemispheric Dominance (CHD). The idea that the left hemisphere of our brain is one way and the right is another, and that the differences impact one’s personality. Many people believe that the left brain deals with logic, rationality, deduction, ect. …

Debunkery- Left Brained vs Right Brained? was last modified: March 12th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Book Review: Foundation and Empire

Riley Sproul Ideas, Literature, Science, Scifi, Space Leave a Comment

I’ve decided to read The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov, as per recommendation of David, and I’m going to make a few observations and sometimes summaries, each of the seven books. Also I’ll be reading the books, not in the order they were published, but in the chronological sequence. There …

Book Review: Foundation and Empire was last modified: May 13th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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The Interweb, and its technicolored dream-dress

Riley Sproul Ideas, Psychology, Science, Uncategorized 1 Comment

It’s blue and black! It’s white and gold! Or in my case, it’s blue and gold. As many have seen this infamous dress, and come to fisticuffs over it, I feel I have an interesting perspective I’d like to share.   So, you have probably seen this picture of The Dress …

The Interweb, and its technicolored dream-dress was last modified: February 27th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Episode 024 – Dawn and New Horizon Missions

David Rainsberger II Podcast, Science, Space Leave a Comment

The Dweebs talk about the Dawn spacecraft currently making its approach to Ceres, and the New Horizons spacecraft making its final approach to the Pluto system. Suggested Media: A Post By Riley – Pluto Close Up: Mark Your Calenders Dawn Spacecraft New Horizon Spacecraft Make sure to follow us on Twitter …

Episode 024 – Dawn and New Horizon Missions was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 023 – Protein Replication

David Rainsberger II Podcast, Science Leave a Comment

The Dweebs talk about the potential of proteins tagging erros for the chaperon DNA and the ability for cells to communicate with each other. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook too! Twitter: twitter.com/dweebed Facebook: facebook.com/Dweebed Join the conversation at Dweebed.com David Rainsberger II Enthusiastic nerd and Co-Founder …

Episode 023 – Protein Replication was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II