Monthly Archives: September 2009

Tell-A-Friend | Global Zero


http://www.globalzero.org/en/qn-taf "No doubt, Professor Williams’s committee will advise setting up, combined sex and philosophy shops in all major towns, thus giving the public the best of both worlds. It has been leaked that Labour Members of the Committee would support such action, in lieu … Continue reading

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Light My Fire: Cooking As Key To Modern Human Evolution


                         Light My Fire: Cooking As Key To Modern Human Evolution  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990810064914.htm ScienceDaily (1999-08-10) — Fire provided the spark for modern human evolution, but not because it allowed our ancestors to eat meat. Rather, it was the ability to cook … Continue reading

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Archive on 4 ‘Scott of Slimbridge’


From the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust centre in Gloucestershire, Frank Gardner reflects on the career of Sir Peter Scott – ornithologist, author, painter, sportsman, war hero and broadcaster, whose television programme Look ran for over 25 years. Born 100 years … Continue reading

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BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Planck telescope’s first glimpse


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8260711.stm A remarkable view of our Galaxy has been obtained by Europe’s billion-euro Herschel Space Observatory. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8284650.stm

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BBC NEWS | Business | Follow the money


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8249411.stm Fundamentalism (far right wing) Religion – Racism – neophobia (fear of the new) is stronger in most humans  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8258011.stm ‘Additional to the animal urges of survival and copulation, there is curiosity and fear of the new, both inherited from … Continue reading

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BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Superb vistas from reborn Hubble


A huge thank you to NASA. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8246556.stm  ‘Articles of faith’ http://timescolumns.typepad.com/gledhill/2009/09/cowsheadprotest.html ‘Becoming human is a process and not some event’ – why we must have Global Zero http://www.globalzero.org/files/pdf/gzap_3.0.pdf DNA ‘fingerprinting’ 25 years old (discover – Watson and Crick ‘The Double Helix’) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8247641.stm

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9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers


An insight into some of the lives lost in the September 11 terrorist attack, demonstrated by the poignant phone calls made by some of the thousands of people trapped inside the World Trade Center.   Can we learn from memories? … Continue reading

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