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Who is Paul Linebarger "Cordwainer Smith" and What's he got to do with L. Ron Hubbard?

Well, see, Paul was an interesting guy. A VERY interesting guy.

Let’s start with the fact that he wrote a book in 1948 (just after WWII had ended and the CIA had been officially formed) called Psychological Warfare. 12,932 more words

Historical Research

The biggest threat to African lions isn't foreign hunters—it's African people

Still upset about Cecil the lion? Maybe you should just skip this story.

You see, Cecil’s death at hands of an American dentist who paid guides to lure the majestic beast from a nature reserve has struck a global nerve, and in the US, led to significant criticism of big game hunters and laws that allow the importation of their trophies. 442 more words

Making Mining Networking: Exhibition Extended, But Not For Long…

Making Mining Networking went on display on April 20, 2015 at Duke University’s The Edge digital workspace. The show was originally scheduled to run until mid May, but it was extended several times until September 2015. 761 more words

Events

North Carolina Wreck Puzzles Officials

The ‘early 18th century’ wreck recently discovered off the coast of North Carolina may not be what it appears to be. The wreck was discovered by Duke University biology researchers using Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute equipment to search for a lost instrument buoy. 528 more words

Underwater Archaeology

What reasons were behind Phil Jackson's #Duke Men's Basketball comments? #DukeNation

By: Sandy Naser

Thought the quote coming from Phil Jackson in regards to Duke basketball was pretty interesting.

“If you look at the guys who came to the NBA from Duke, aside from Grant Hill, which ones lived up to expectations?” Jackson said over a dinner when discussing Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor. 303 more words

Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings

NEW YORK — One psychiatry professor calls it “the conversation we’re stuck with,” a teachable moment growing out of horror.

Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there’s a collective sigh among mental health professionals. 1,259 more words

Health

New Study Reveals How to Build Perfect Fire | Physics | Sci-News.com

New Study Reveals How to Build Perfect Fire | Physics | Sci-News.com.

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Source:  http://www.sci-news.com/physics-science-constructional-law-perfect-fire-02895.  Accessed on 27 July 2015, 19:25 hrs, UTC. 213 more words