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The world is worn with warnings

and tests, and challenges

multiple which do not ex-

ist, but seem to be there, even when


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Beware: Paris Attacks (11/13) are a Litmus Test for the "Alternative Media" and "Truthers"

As it now stands, about 75% of the former and so-called “truth movement” and “alternative media” is sticking to the mainstream and official story about the Paris attacks – that it was an ISIS operation carried out by muslim extremists acting on their own. 262 more words


A Litmus Test for Characterization: Tom Hiddleston's Fan Letter to Joss Whedon

Has anyone seen the fan letter to Joss Whedon from Tom Hiddleston about the script of The Avengers?

To summarize, Hiddleston gushes a bit and thanks Whedon for writing him a character who has so many layers (“ 289 more words

Characterization, Plot, & Setting


I am amazed at how quickly the liberal media will jump on something a conservative politician says and jump to conclusions without really understanding the words said.  446 more words

The Republican Loyalty Pledge, Like Any Other Elitist Political Litmus Test, Will Backfire

To paraphrase the late Ed Koch, the colorful and sometimes controversial Mayor of New York City from 1978-1989: If you agree with me on nine out of twelve issues, that’s great. 503 more words

Chemistry Lessons: pH

We have a new video in our ongoing Chemistry playlist on YouTube!

Chemistry students all learn to calculate pH.  They know it has something to do with… 104 more words


If You Could Have One Superpower

What would it be?

I like this question. This is my definitive litmus test for blind dates. If someone can give me a well-reasoned argument behind their superpower, whatever it may be, then they pass muster. 757 more words