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Has Edward Snowden Revealed Documents Proving A Chemtrails Conspiracy Exists?

Although the author of the Las Vegas Guardian Express article appears to be in earnest, she cites the Internet Chronicle article as the source for her information about the chemtrails leak by Edward Snowden, and takes the supposed quote from Snowden straight from the Internet Chronicle article. [...]

Libertarians, How Do You Feel About the Rand Paul Plagiarism Scandal?

Since he appeared on the national scene in 2010, Senator Rand Paul has been a favorite of libertarians in the United States. Libertarians assert “the right to life — accordingly we support the prohibition of the initiation of physical force against others,” and also emphasize “the right to property… and the prohibition of robbery, trespass, [...]

National Security Agency News

Chris Inglis clearly explains, “(I’m) often asked the question about, “How is NSA transparent?” Some might read that question to be, “Does NSA put all of its secrets in the public domain?” Of course we don’t.” [...]

Top 10 Facts They Don’t Tell You About Halloween

Ten facts they don’t tell children about Halloween. [...]

Undead Meditation

I have been boarded up in the basement of my home for 4 days straight now. I’ve been eating nothing but Ramen noodles and Cheezits, and drinking condensation on the pipes in this dark hole. The advertisers await outside, moaning, looking for a way in.

One calls out to me, telling me that if I [...]

If Connection is a Must for Learning, then Let’s Burn the Austen Books and Shakespeare Plays

Michael Caulfield writes as one of many “connectivist” advocates in education who place a high priority on the formation of social bonds in the classrom — what are often called “personal learning networks.” The amount and duration of connection in a class is seen as the indicator of its success. Caulfield uses connectivist ideas to [...]

International Bacon Day Offers A Thinly Sliced Pig’s Belly Of A Holiday

According to the Bacon Today web site, which promises readers daily news about bacon, yesterday was International Bacon Day. There were few observances of the holiday that were not directly coordinated by corporate bacon interests, however.

There was a Bacon Festival in San Jose, California, but the event was a disaster. Event organizers Moveable [...]

A Model For Identity Negotiation Over Time

Reading through a journal article, looking for insights into the relationship between individual and social identity, I came across the following model:

Is this how you perform identity negotiation over time?

What I do is kinda different:

Step 1: I try to figure out who the heck I am, and how that compares to [...]

Dragons Are The New Vegetables, Soap Reveals

Dragons are not the flying reptiles people have long assumed them to be. [...]

Pasta Alert

Warning: Freshly cooked pasta is slippery!

Shorelines

Proposal: What most fascinates us most is not the open sea or inland territory, but the shore where the two of them meet.