Radioactive Boy Scout – How Teen David Hahn Built a Nuclear Reactor…


Date: November 19, 2018

01) Radioactive Boy Scout – How Teen David Hahn Built a Nuclear Reactor


“Think a teenager can’t build a nuclear breeder reactor without getting caught? Think again. David Hahn, aka the Radioactive Boy Scout, was able to easily collect radioactive and highly dangerous materials to experiment with nuclear energy. Just when you think the story can’t get crazier, it does.”

THREATIN: How One Band Fooled The Music Industry To Book A World Tour – Rock Feed…


Date: November 18, 2018

01) THREATIN: How One Band Fooled The Music Industry To Book A World Tour – Rock Feed


“Threatin, a one-man act fronted by Jered Threatin that claims Los Angeles as their hometown, has garnered international media attention for claims that the band faked an entire fanbase to get a headlining tour.”

…HAHAHAHAHA!…

ON CONTACT: A History of Neoliberalism…


Date: November 18, 2018

01) ON CONTACT: A History of Neoliberalism, Part I


“David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of anthropology and geography at City University of New York and author of “A Brief History of Neoliberalism” argues with Chris Hedges that Neoliberalism, the manta of the global corporate elites, has created the worst income inequality in American history.”


ON CONTACT: A History of Neoliberalism, Part 2:

“In the second part of his interview with Chris Hedges, CUNY Professor David Harvey, author of “A Brief History of Neoliberalism,” argues Neoliberalism as an economic policy works not by generating wealth but redistributing wealth by “accumulation of dispossession.”

Waking Up with Sam Harris – #142 – Addiction, Depression, and a Meaningful Life (with Johann Hari)…


Date: November 18, 2018

01) Waking Up with Sam Harris – #142 – Addiction, Depression, and a Meaningful Life (with Johann Hari)


“In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Johann Hari about his books Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections.

Johann Hari is the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, which is being adapted into a feature film. He was twice named “Newspaper Journalist of the Year” by Amnesty International UK. He has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and others. His TED talk, “Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong,” has more than 20 million views. His most recent book is Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions.

https://2018.johannhari.com/

How Quacks and Cults Recruit Followers…


Date: November 18, 2018

01) How Quacks and Cults Recruit Followers


“Deepak Chopra, David Avocado Wolfe, Mormons, multi-level marketing schemes, and Evangelical Christians all utilize common manipulation tactics which quacks and cult leaders thrive on. These cult recruitment tactics are far simpler and more widely used than most people imagine. Even people who mean well often prey on vulnerabilities in order to convert or recruit others. MLMs like Doterra and Young Living Essential Oils are jokingly called cults by the anti-mlm community, but they really do manipulate their distributors into peddling pseudoscience in a cult-like way. Hopefully this video will help prevent you from joining a cult.

A special note to those who’ve repeatedly told me this whole series on quacks is just a guise to bash Jordan Peterson: This is part 5 of this series, and he receives no mention in 3 of the parts. Sorry to disappoint, bucko.”

Feminist Suspended For Saying “Men Are Not Women”…


Date: November 18, 2018

01) Feminist Suspended For Saying “Men Are Not Women”


I like the way Tim differentiates between the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and the principle of free speech…

…Though I reject the notion, that it “comes from god”, or any other mystical creature…

…But, Tim is correct…the concept of free speech, is a social one…it’s a social value…It’s not merely a legal matter…

…It concerns everyday people, and everyday institutions…

Some such people and institutions, are enemies of free speech.

Waking Up with Sam Harris #141 – Is #MeToo Going Too Far? (with Rebecca Traister)…


Date: November 17, 2018

01) Waking Up with Sam Harris #141 – Is #MeToo Going Too Far? (with Rebecca Traister)


“In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Rebecca Traister about her new book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger.

Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon and has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, Glamour and Marie Claire. She is the author of All the Single Ladies and the award-winning Big Girls Don’t Cry.

http://www.rebeccatraister.com/

Dueling Surveys: What Thanksgiving Side Dish Are You?…


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Date: November 17, 2018

01) What Thanksgiving Side Dish Are You? – BuzzFeed

02) Which Thanksgiving Side Dish Are You? – Brainfall

BuzzFeed:

“Congratulations! You’re cranberry sauce. You bring a much-needed dose of sweetness and flavor to the party. You’re also far-and-away the easiest side dish to prepare, so thanks for making our lives better.”

Brainfall:

“Your personality is light and pleasant on the surface, but there’s still a certain depth to your character.”

I do love both cranberry sauce and stuffing…I’m satisfied, being these two different side dishes.

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