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Motivated Reasoning, Cognitive Dualism, and Scientific Curiosity

This post is based on a Feature Article by Dan Jones titled “Seeing reason:  How to change minds in a ‘post-fact’ world, in the December 3, 2016 issue of the New Scientist.   1,230 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Kindling - Black Eye (Music Video Premiere)

For the past few years, this site’s paid close to attention to the work being done by Kindling, one of the more promising names in the new wave of shoegaze acts that have been releasing exceptional music. 234 more words

Depths of 'Transformation'

I’ve been meaning to write this post for 2 years! It feels good to finally ‘get it out of my head’ and onto the page. 2,083 more words

Brain Farts

Hey! Shut your priest hole!

Here is a round-up of my current non-fiction books.

I have just finished Antonia Fraser’s The Gunpowder Plot, and can highly recommend it. She’s nothing if not thorough, without being dry or too wordy. 638 more words


The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England by Dan Jones is a family history of the first dynasty to sit upon the English throne following William the conquer. 449 more words



The thing I’ve noticed since I started seriously writing this book, is the amount of procrastination I find myself doing. Most of the time it’s the little things, really. 1,043 more words

Fan Favorite: Orica-Greenedge, Part II

We met lots of cyclists who were racing in Italy the 3 weeks of the Giro. We missed some–one of my favorite riders Marcel Kittel of Etixx-Quickstep, dropped out before Tuscany. 288 more words