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Paul

Saint Nicholas

As all the world is preparing for Santa Claus to hit the airwaves at incredible speeds and using timewarping to make it to every child in the world, there is another saint going around in the Netherlands and some parts of Belgium. His name: Nicholas. Original texts have disclosed that the patron saint of children refer to Nicolas of Myra, Myra was the capital of old Lycia - now known as Turkey - where he…

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So... you love your microwave?

Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food By Ed Bauman, PH.D. - GreenMedInfo I can remember the days growing up in the 1950′s and 1960′s, when we prepared foods without a microwave oven. Water was boiled on the stove. Chicken was baked in an oven. Vegetables were steamed, baked, or sautéed. Food was whole and fresh. Even a TV dinner was baked in the oven, which took about 15 minutes to warm. And then, modern science and…

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Heaven's Gate Mountain. Zhangjiajie City, China

The elevation of Tianmen Mountains is 1518.6 meters (the highest one in Zhangjiajie); people may feel amazing that about 40 peaks inside the mountain area are over 1000 meters. Due to the high elevation of the mountain, the day time is longer than the night hours and the temperature on the mountains is about 10 degree centigrade lower than the Zhangjiajie city, the sunrise on the mountain is 30 minutes earlier and the sunset is…

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NASA Attempts to Take the Science Fiction Out of Warp Drive

(Via The Daily Nexus) Posted by Chris Nebergall on November 13, 2012 at 10:58 am Whether or not you know anything about “Star Trek,” you’ve probably heard of the warp drive, that fictional technology that can fling a starship light-years away in mere minutes, opening up the universe to our exploration. If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ve got the hyperdrive. It sounds like strict science fiction, and it is, but what if I told you that…

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World's oldest computer revived

As found on tnmoc.org: The 61 year old computer that refuses to retire After a three-year restoration project at The National Museum of Computing, the Harwell Dekatron (aka WITCH) computer will rebooted on 20 November 2012 to become the world's oldest original working digital computer. Now in its seventh decade and in its fifth home, the computer with its flashing lights and clattering printers and readers provides an awe-inspiring display for visiting school groups and…

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The power of freedom

Freedom. What is it? For me, in a large part, it is the freedom from people. You read it right, from people, not of people. People have to do that themselves (where possible of course). How can you be free from people? By not letting them influence you when you don't want to. Do not let them own you by accepting their emotional power they claim over you. So what's emotional power? That is the way people often…

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