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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver LONG AGO, in the era when our race was still sane and specifically in the period between c. 1840 and c. 1860, the new art of photography was practiced by the daguerrotype process, with images recorded on copper plates. (1) That gave rise to the aphorism, true at the time, that “Photographs…
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Joseph Derby Wright, The Iron Forge by Veiko Hessler AN AWAKENING has taken place in European consciousness. Never before have so many minds almost independently concluded that there is something deeply and irreparably wrong with the system that rules them. Whether in Hungary, Austria, or the United…
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Proxima Centauri as viewed from one of its planets; artist’s conception by David Sims NONE OF EARTH’S civilizations came from Africa. The ancient Egyptian civilization was in Africa, but the people of that country were an offshoot of Mediterranean Whites, with some Semites who arrived…
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THERE ARE many historical time lines of videoconferencing on the Internet. Most of these histories identify the AT&T ikonophone as the first working video phone. Although a milestone in its own right, it was not the first videophone as we think of them today. While the audio was two-way, the…
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John Bannister Goodenough was one of the pioneers of today’s lithium-ion batteries. COULD WE BE on the verge of a major battery breakthrough, from the very man who pioneered the use of today‘s state-of-the-art lithium batteries? A 91-year-old with the unlikely name of John Bannister Goodenough,…
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PREDICTING 9% of educational achievement directly from DNA — and DNA alone — is quite good; a great achievement, in fact, almost quintupling the previous figure. Remember, it is established science that educational achievement is 60% heritable — but predicting it directly from…
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“Congoids and spaceflight” — a combination not too dissimilar from “elephants and ballet.” by David Sims THE QUESTION was asked: “In the near future could most countries get space technology — just like most countries now have aircraft technology?”…
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Introduction by David Sims FIVE DAYS AGO, SpaceX flew a previously used Falcon-9 first stage with a second payload on top. It was the first time in history that any rocket-to-orbit first stage had been used for a second time. Mark it in your history books. SpaceX caught the descending first stage once…
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by David Sims THE QUESTION WAS asked: “Do we have the technology to get to Mars?”
The answer is: Yes, we do. But we have venal, self-serving, short-sighted leaders and their financial backers who act upon our country in the same way that a wad of human excrement and toilet paper clogs up a toilet.…
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Elite Establishment universities have evidently been studying these evidence-fabrication techniques for years. RESEARCHERS HAVE developed mind-blowing new video technology that allows a person to transfer their facial expressions on to another person in real-time — and it’s already…
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