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Swarm Sunday: 10/26/14 - 11/8/14

The swarming activity is going way down as the weather begins to cool, but swarm reports came in from the following locations over the past few weeks: 244 more words

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Swarm Sunday: 10/1/14 - 10/26/14

I am all kinds of behind on my weekly swarm reports, but I’m trying to get caught up!  Rather than bombard you all with a bunch of swarm posts all at once, today I am going to focus only on the swarms that have been reported so far this month. 391 more words

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The Ocean at the End of the World Part 9: The Power of Story

My story is interwoven with that of The Southern Ocean.

Storytelling is an ancient art of transmission and education. We can advocate through stories and stir people’s imagination and compassion. 445 more words

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Supercomputers, discoveries, un-human science...

Supercomputers make discoveries that scientists can’t. In May last year, a supercomputer in San Jose, California, read 100,000 research papers in 2 hours. It found completely new biology hidden in the data. 176 more words

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An Example of Scientism 'Columbusing' Indigenous Knowledge

Today, I read an article published at the Smithsonian website concerning Australian Aboriginal myths and legends about fire-devils (meteorites) leading to ‘fresh scientific discoveries’. It is an example of Western science ‘Columbusing’ Indigenous Knowledge (IK). 190 more words