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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge--from climate change to vaccinations--faces furious opposition. Some even have doubts about the moon landing.
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Unraveling the tale behind the Apple logo - CNN.com

Unraveling the tale behind the Apple logo - CNN.com | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
If beauty is indeed truth, as John Keats claimed, then this story ought to be true: The logo on the back of your iPhone or Mac is a tribute to Alan Turing, the man who laid the foundations for the modern-day computer, pioneered research into artificial intelligence and unlocked German wartime codes.
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'Vindskip' cargo ship uses its hull as a giant sail - CNN.com

'Vindskip' cargo ship uses its hull as a giant sail - CNN.com | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
A new design that uses the high sides of a container ship as a sail could revolutionize the shipping industry.
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Raif Badawi: Everything you need to know about the Saudi freedom-of-speech blogger

Raif Badawi: Everything you need to know about the Saudi freedom-of-speech blogger | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Raif Badawi was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison in the wake of the Paris Charlie Hebdo killings, and the world has watched on in horror.
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Fight for democracy: Hong Kong police arrest student protest leaders - The Malta Independent

Fight for democracy: Hong Kong police arrest student protest leaders - The Malta Independent | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Hong Kong authorities cleared more street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile district Wednesday, part of a two-day operation in which police arrested more than 100 people,
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Why People Have Stopped Downloading iOS 8

Why People Have Stopped Downloading iOS 8 | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Hordes of people rushed to download iOS 8, Apple's latest operating system, when it came out last month. Within four days, 46 percent of people with active iOS devices -- iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches -- had downloaded the latest operating system, ...
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Teams investigate failure of unmanned rocket off Virginia coast

Teams investigate failure of unmanned rocket off Virginia coast | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Investigators were out at daybreak Wednesday examining damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility after an unmanned rocket exploded shortly after launch.
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Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are right and God isn't 'a magician with a magic wand'

Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are right and God isn't 'a magician with a magic wand' | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared.
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Hubble Telescope confirms Einstein's theory of relativity

Hubble Telescope confirms Einstein's theory of relativity | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Stunning visual confirmation of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity has been provided by the Hubble Space Telescope, after astronomers captured the first images of light from an exploding star being distorted by a cluster of galaxies.
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Why Islam prohibits images of Muhammad

Why Islam prohibits images of Muhammad | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
LOOK upwards in the magnificent place of worship in Istanbul now known as the Hagia Sophia Museum (pictured), and you will see two different ways of approaching the...
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Joshua Wong Charged Over Hong Kong Protests

Joshua Wong Charged Over Hong Kong Protests | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
The 18-year-old is the latest to be targeted for leading pro-democracy rallies.
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Boulevard Montmartre; Night Effect - Camille Pissarro - www.camille-pissarro.org

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Boulevard Montmartre; Night Effect - Camille Pissarro - Camille Pissarro - View image. Send eCard, rate, comment, link to it, watch slideshow, One of the largest Camille Pissarro resource on the web!
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Netherlands Is The 1st Country To Open A Solar Road For Public Use

Netherlands Is The 1st Country To Open A Solar Road For Public Use | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
The world’s first solar bike lane is soon to be available for use in the Netherlands! The bike path that connects the Amsterdam suburbs of Krommenie and Wormerveer is a 70-meter stretch of solar-powered roadway set to open for the public on November 12th, 2014. The new solar road, which costs €3m (AUD$4.3m), was created […]
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Theatre Web Site - Exhibition On Screen Rembrandt

Theatre Web Site - Exhibition On Screen Rembrandt | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show, focused on the final years of his life and hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is the biggest in many years.
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Kim Jong Un's Mystery Disappearance May Be Solved

Kim Jong Un's Mystery Disappearance May Be Solved | Systems of Knowledge | Scoop.it
The North Korean leader was reported to have surgery
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