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It's time for environmentalists to give nuclear a fair go

By Barry W. Brook, University of Tasmania and Corey Bradshaw
Should nuclear energy be part of Australia’s (and many other countries’) future energy mix? We think so, particularly as… 889 more words



They say the eye is the window to the soul.
You can see a persons good in their eyes.
And their evil.
A looking glass to the soul. 129 more words


Osharlequin reblogged this on WorldofHarley and commented:


What the World Needs Now is Peace. Don't Let Hate Win !!

As i sit down to write this post, the world is becoming a dangerous place. It’s slowly being consumed by hate, prejudice, stereotypes and most of all religious fundamentalism. 2,676 more words


Ronovan reblogged this on ronovanwrites.

How to teach all students to think critically

By Peter Ellerton, The University of Queensland

All first year students at the University of Technology Sydney could soon be required to take a compulsory maths course in an attempt to give them some numerical thinking skills. 1,193 more words


New Study: Two Thousand Years of Northern European Summer Temperatures Show a Downward Trend

In a paper published in the Journal of Quaternary Science, Esper et al. (2014) write that tree-ring chronologies of maximum latewood density (MXD) “are most suitable to reconstruct annually resolved summer temperature variations of the late Holocene.” And working with what they call “the world’s two longest MXD-based climate reconstructions” – those of Melvin… 317 more words


Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

Bad news for the Warmist cult: Empirical evidence shows not only a millennia-long cooling trend, but that prior warming periods were warmer than the late-20th century peaks. Darn those "inconvenient truths."

Caveat Venditor---Five Mistakes KILLING Self-Published Authors

All right, it’s about to be a brand new year and many of you are wanting to finally see your books published. ROCK ON! But, I am the friend who will tell you if there is toilet paper hanging out of your pants. 1,742 more words

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Barbara Barbex reblogged this on The 960 Writers and commented:

Yes to all of this! Indie Publishing is not about "We can do what we want!". We still have to follow the rules, we have to learn and know what we're doing. And I really can't take a writer seriously who doesn't read fiction and doesn't have at least one or two writing advice books on his shelf/e-reader. Writing is a craft and it doesn't just fall from the heavens. Publishing is also a craft and we have to know how it works.