Iran is top of the World in Science Growth →
cosmosweednlife: Which country’s scientific output rose 18-fold between 1996 and 2008, from 736 published papers to 13,238? The answer – Iran – might surprise many people, especially in the western nations used to leading science. Iran has the fastest rate of increase in scientific publication in the world. And if political relations between Iran and the US are strained, it seems that the two...
cosmosweednlife: Robot Bird soars Through The Sky You could be forgiven for thinking the bird in this video is real, especially when filmed from a distance. But it’s actually an energy-efficient robot, weighing just 500 grams, that captures the elegance of a bird in flight. The robot, aptly named SmartBird, has just been unveiled by Festo, the robotics company known for its bionic animal...
urban sherpa: Canada's Most Sustainable Cities? →
eozberk: 5th annual “Most Sustainable Cities in Canada” report released by Corporate Knights. Seventeen cities were surveyed based on 28 indicators, with Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria winning top honours in their respective categories. Discussion of the methodology is available online, as is…
I think when I have explained graffiti to my parents and compared it to the...– Margaret Kilgallen (via mariauseyourwords)
Big Differences In Public Opinion of Climate... →
robertwmcbean: I’m surprised there is such an opinion gap. In Canada, regardless of gender, age or education, around 80% of people trust climate science. In fact, political affiliation is the only field where there is a noticeable difference in levels of Canadians’ support. Like their U.S. counterparts, conservatives are less likely to believe in global warming (64%) as opposed to between...
We condemn 100 percent how Gaddafi was and is dealing with the people … the...– Ayatollah Ali Khamenei weighing in on the Libyan intervention (via cosmosweednlife)
Al-Jazeera’s backing is key for anti-Libya... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: In a script carefully and jointly written by the US, France and Britain, every political statement on the military effort against Muammer Gaddafi’s regime is preceded by a mention of Arab support. Desperate to distinguish between Libya and other western interventions in the Muslim world, which have sharpened anti-western sentiment, the three leading powers in the Libya...
US Cops Trained to Hate Muslims →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: Increasingly, American beat cops are exposed to virulently anti-Muslim teachings, by self-styled “terrorism experts” with no experience in national security.
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Oh won’t you find it in your hard drive to please forgive me?” - File. Not....– Futurama (via cosmosweednlife)