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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

Antarctica

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

Science

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

Gizmopod: Scientific Discoveries That Happened by Accident-ad

Gizmopod: Scientific Discoveries That Happened by Accident-ad

These amazing inventions happened by sheer chance and luck!

Corn Flakes — John Harvey Kellogg

Corn Flakes are still one of the world’s most popular cereals. 45 more words

Miscellaneous

Vatican preparing statement on extraterrestrial life

Pope Francis is reportedly preparing a major world statement about extraterrestrial life and its theological implications. Rosana Ubanell from Voxxi News today reported that due to advances in scientific detection methods for the discovery of extraterrestrial life, Pope Francis wants to be ready with a statement about “First Contact”. 795 more words

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