The Dewani saga.


Has Dewani faked illness for three years to escape murder charge? http://dailym.ai/1gy2NVW @MailOnline

So called British justice has blackmailed S A in giving this man special priveledges due to the fact that he is a millionaire!

Happy Belated albeit Birthday Jane Goodall


My favorite image is the one where Jane is with Gregoire and she’s out of focus. She doesn’t have to be in focus to be recognized because she’s so symbolic,” says photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols. In honor of Jane Goodall’s 80th birthday, Nichols shared his experiences capturing Goodall and the work she does.

National Geographic




The wonders of 3D Printing!


A woman with a rare bone disorder has had much of the top of her skull replaced with a 3-D printed plastic piece, Wired U.K. reports. Three months later, she’s symptom-free and back to work.

The woman’s condition made her skull increase in thickness, giving her severe headaches and affecting her eyesight. The surgery, performed at the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands, gave the woman a replacement that closely matched the original shape of her skull. “It isalmost impossible to see that she’s ever had surgery,” her lead surgeon, Bon Verweij, said in a statement from the university.

Verweij’s team has used 3-D printing to replace some portions of skulls before, but never to this extent, Wired U.K. reports.

Read more: http://ow.ly/v8lIc

Three Dn

The wonder of genetics!


Twinzy is a “half sider” budgerigar, also known as a parakeet. Probably one the of the best ever photographed. Twinzy has the characteristics of a blue bird on one side and a green bird on the other, even his tail feathers are split down the middle


chimera (also spelled chimaera) is a single organism composed of genetically distinct cells. This can result in male and female organs, two different blood types, or subtle variations in form.[1] Animal chimeras are produced by the merger of multiple fertilized eggs. In plant chimeras, however, the distinct types of tissue may originate from the same zygote, and the difference is often due to mutation during ordinary cell division. Normally, chimerism is not visible on casual inspection; however, it has been detected in the course of proving parentage.

Another way that chimerism can occur in animals is by organ transplantation, giving one individual tissues that developed from two different genomes. For example, a bone marrow transplant can change someone’s blood type.




Interesting Article on Creationism

The creationists interviewed in Questioning Darwin—including their abominable doyen, Ken Ham, a wily businessman who is already fundraising off his ill-conceived recent debate with Bill Nye—returned again and again to the same depressing subjects. Death, suffering, pain, sorrow, disease: These, creationists inform us, are what await any skeptic, anyone who questions the word of God. Pastor Joe Coffey neatly sums up their objections to natural selection:

If all we are is a product of this random mutation process, then where does morality come from? Where does hope come from? Where does love come from? Where does anything that makes us a human being really come from?

The answer, to creationists, is simple: There is no love, no humanity, in a world with evolution. Humans must have been designed by God; if we weren’t, then we’re mere animals, lacking in morality and dignity, consigned to a pitiful and pointless life of struggle and dolor. Evolution, one true believer informs us, is “incompatible with biblical Christianity” because it recognizes the permanence of death and leaves no room for a second coming. Creationists are consumed by repressing the existential panic that often attends acceptance of reality. Instead of confronting that terror, they’ve retreated into an elaborate fantasy.

You can read the full article by Mark Joseph Stern here


Oh Well



The 14 Habits of Miserable People


The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People

How to succeed at self-sabotage.

Interesting article which you can read here


Honing Your Misery Skills

  1. 1.     Be afraid, be very afraid, of economic loss.
  2. 2.       Practice sustained boredom
  3. 3.        Give yourself a negative identity.
  4. 4.       Pick fights.
  5. 5.       Attribute bad intentions.
  6. 6.       Whatever you do, do it only for personal gain
  7. 7.       Avoid gratitude
  8. 8.       Always be alert and in a state of anxiety
  9. 9.        Blame your parents
  10. 10.    Don’t enjoy life’s pleasures
  11. 11.   Ruminate.
  12. 12.   Glorify or vilify the past.
  13. 13.   Find a romantic partner to reform.
  14. 14.   Be critical.

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