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Stephen Hawking Joins Academic Boycott of Israel

Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. 61 more words


New Study Shows Which Country Has The Biggest Penises In The World

Well here is what we have all secretly been waiting for – a global ranking of Wang sizes. BodyRock is based in Canada, so I guess we will just have to continue to take pride in our Hockey prowess. 39 more words


Former Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Director: We Hid Information From IAEA

In the interview, Abbasi claimed that Western intelligence agencies had successfully sabotaged Iran’s nuclear program using information received from the IAEA, and that the source of this information was Iran’s reports to the IAEA on the aims of its nuclear program and also reports by foreign firms that provided equipment to Iran. 41 more words


Sex biology redefined: Genes don't indicate binary sexes

The simple scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. 148 more words


Positive Stats Pertaining to Black Men

Earlier this month, an attention-grabbing 30-second video, released by the Mystic Valley Area Branch of the NAACP and featuring Medford High School students, debunked many stereotypes and myths about young black men.

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"Data Science: Where are We Going?" - Dr. DJ Patil (Strata + Hadoop 2015)

The White House has appointed the country’s first ever Chief Data Scientist.  8 seconds into this video Obama begins his introduction of Dr. Patil with my new favorite data science joke!   6 more words


ISIS is proof of the failed "war on terror"

Today al-Qaeda-type movements rule a vast area in northern and western Iraq and eastern and northern Syria, several hundred times larger than any territory ever controlled by Osama bin Laden. 1,939 more words

Aaron Freeman reblogged this on INCISITY and commented:

Featured Image -- 1568Does that mean we should wimp out and stop waging it?