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Sangeang Api volcano erupts

Indonesia – The Sangeang Api Volcano (Gunung Api or Gunung Sangeang) has erupted in the Sunda Islands in Indonesia. It lies off the  NE coast of Sumbawa Island. A major explosive eruption occurred at 08:30 UTC 30/5/2014 (6.30pm AEST). An ash column estimated to be between 50 thousand and 65 thousand feet and rising was created from … Continue reading Sangeang Api volcano erupts

Psychedelics And Spirituality: A Frontier Of The Science Of Mind And Consciousness

Psychedelic and ‘spiritual experiences’ are an intensely interesting topic and one deserving of a great deal more scientific study.  It’s not that there has been a lack of interest in the scientific community regarding the nature and potential of these experiences.  Draconian drug laws have made it difficult for scientists to have access to the ‘tools’ … Continue reading Psychedelics And Spirituality: A Frontier Of The Science Of Mind And Consciousness

Will Future Humans Really Be Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger?

Before peering into the future of Mankind let me begin this article with one of my favourite songs of all time. I feel the film clip sets the perfect tone for what I’m about to write and obviously I blatantly plagiarized the song name for the title of this article!  Feel free to click play and … Continue reading Will Future Humans Really Be Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger?

Natural Stupidity: The Rejection of Science for Homeopathy

Mike Adams, the “Health Ranger”, is a frequent author of articles over at Natural News. While I don’t normally mind questioning of established wisdom—in fact, it’s laudable provided it’s reasonable—his particular brand of misguided, misinformed, belligerent dishonesty and tactless bullshit needs to be taken to task. As with all brands of unscientific nonsense, there are too many who find … Continue reading Natural Stupidity: The Rejection of Science for Homeopathy

The Science of Terrorism And Cooperation Between Enemies

Can science help us cope with terrorism?  Certainly it can help us to better understand why people commit acts of terror.  There are many theories out there that seem so far entrenched within the spectrum of common sense that some might argue it’s not necessary to dig deeper –  religious extremists and repressed populations to … Continue reading The Science of Terrorism And Cooperation Between Enemies