How Noble is the Nobel Prize?

How Noble is the Nobel Prize?

Most people are somewhat familiar with the Nobel Prize in regards to its much-venerated international Peace Prize component that has become the most popular hallmark of this award. But the Nobel Prize, which was first awarded in 1901, is also given to those scientists...

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Web History-Can Not Delete-File Saved to Karma Folder

Web History-Can Not Delete-File Saved to Karma Folder

We tend to go about our lives ‘online’ using computers and other electronic devices in a flippant manner, wandering from site to site as if we were some kind of digital nomad looking for a long-lost home that never was. We may think we are browsing to ‘chill out’,...

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The Elder Branches of Wisdom

The Elder Branches of Wisdom

While on a lovely evening walk amongst trees in our neighbourhood with my daughter recently, we heard an owl hooting from a nearby tree, at which point I jokingly suggested to her that she call back to him with a response of ‘Who cooks for you?’, which is a mnemonic...

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The Sparkler Effect

The Sparkler Effect

As a kid growing up in America, the typical 4th of July Independence Day celebrations consisted of an array of small fireworks that offered us a plethora of dazzling lights, pops, zings, and kapows! Basically, this is where we learned what the...

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Has the Plague Ever Truly Left Us?

Has the Plague Ever Truly Left Us?

The ‘Black Death’ or bubonic plague, as it was known – based on the boils or ‘buboes’ that formed and spread in the lymph nodes of its victims – devastated the continent of Europe and the Middle East from 1347 to around 1353, after it equally...

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Confused. By. Deception. (CBD) – A Modern-Day Snake Oil

Confused. By. Deception. (CBD) – A Modern-Day Snake Oil

The compound CBD (Cannabidiol) is derived from the marijuana or hemp plant and is currently the newest rage and being touted as the latest ‘cure-all’ in the health and wellbeing industry. The claims made by its proponents cover a broad spectrum of supposed benefits,...

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I may not be a scientist, but I’ve always been a why-entist

I may not be a scientist, but I’ve always been a why-entist

Society tends to hold a position that only those with the kinds of academic credentials that include the letters PhD are worthy of listening to when it comes to investigating and explaining Life and the Universe we live in. But what if all we truly needed to gain a...

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OMG! Where’s My Wallet?

OMG! Where’s My Wallet?

Have you ever found yourself getting into a panic over losing something valuable to you? Find out the secret to finding the most precious of all ‘lost’ items.

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