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Just Vaping

Just Vaping

Almost every customer who comes in is here to pick up Puff Bars — Cool Mint, Lychee Ice, Blue Razz...

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Erik Hoel: Humans Forever

Erik Hoel: Humans Forever

There are a handful of obvious goals we should have for humanity’s longterm future...

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Hypnagogic Experiences

Hypnagogic Experiences

This is rest? This is unconsciousness?

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Q:Bism D:Ream

Q:Bism D:Ream

Unfortunately, quantum mechanics defies common sense...

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You could adopt a few rescue rats that are retiring…

You could adopt a few rescue rats that are retiring…

Cultivate plants that attract and support pollinators...

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From

From

Some cosmologists believe a previous, cold dark empty universe like the one which lies in our far future could have been the source of our very own Big Bang...

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Ice Age Burials

Ice Age Burials

For most of our evolutionary history, we did indeed live in Africa – but not just the eastern savannas, as previously thought...

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There’s no digital afterlife…

There’s no digital afterlife…

That thing? It’s just a monster living in Microsoft’s basement. And it’s wearing someone’s face...

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Know Sweat

Know Sweat

During the 1800s, Western culture morphed its distaste for olfaction into a belief that the human sense of smell was mediocre and superfluous...

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The dog was more lifelike than expected…

The dog was more lifelike than expected…

If he obeyed a voice command – to sit, stay or roll over – I was supposed to scratch his head and say, “good dog”...

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Amongst Us

Amongst Us

Many SETI scientists now agree with UFOers that the first alien detection plausibly could occur within our own solar system...

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Early Transnational Astronomy in Chile

Early Transnational Astronomy in Chile

Improvisation was part of the technological expedition: a mule was responsible for the Danjon telescope while the astronomer lit a fire to make some smoke...

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Is God a cosmologist?

Is God a cosmologist?

Does the universe have a beginning in time? If so, is it an argument for theism?

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Where No Man Has Sat for Hours and Hours Before

Where No Man Has Sat for Hours and Hours Before

The Starship cabin is not ultimately intended for trips “under an hour,” but in fact for journeys of multiple months...

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Quantum Secure

Quantum Secure

Just like the nuclear revolution, the possible ramifications of the quantum revolution reach far beyond the spheres of academia and may become instrumental in security and warfare...

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