Do you know about the Unabomber, aka Ted Kaczynski? He was a man that sent bombs in the mail all around the US, killing three people and injuring 23. Now something about him that struck me as extremely strange was his motives were to stop the spread of modern technology. He was an anarchist that […]
When I look up at the night sky, as I ponder on my own existence, a great comfort hits me whenever I think of aliens. I mean can we really be alone in the universe? I find that unlikely in the long run, but what about the Fermi Paradox, the famous contradiction that highlights the […]
https://theconversation.com/science-fiction-builds-mental-resiliency-in-young-readers-135513 A very nice little article in reading by Ester Jones from The Conversation. But the critical thinking and agile habits of mind prompted by this type of literature may actually produce resilience and creativity that everyday life and reality typically do not.
https://spectrum.ieee.org/artificial-intelligence/machine-learning/this-ai-poet-mastered-rhythm-rhyme-and-natural-language-to-write-like-shakespeare THIS IS IT. The penultimate moment of human creation, imagine what the ancients would have thought about this milestone in technology. Think about it, we humans pride ourselves with our endless creativity and capabilities of poetic mastery. What does this mean? Insane to think that a machine can emulate the most prolific poet in […]
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/gilded-age/ Wonder if this will become a topic of contemporary thought during these dark times.
https://v.redd.it/4rzpepywnfu41 A seriously beautiful view of the Aurora borealis from space worth sharing.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autothysis Imagine for an second if we humans had the same defense mechanism.
Consists of Cutaneous membrane Epidermis and Dermis Accessory structures Subcutaneous layer Functions of the skin Protection Excretion – sweat and sebum Temperature maintenance – sweating and shivering Nutrient storage – Vitamin D3 synthesis – from the sun Sensory detection – sensations from the outside world Integumentary System Components. Epidermis – composed of layers of keratinocytes […]