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Sep 1, 2006
Only 8 Planets Left

This post is a week behind the times, but Blog drive was down when I wanted to post and then when it was back up again, I got busy.  But better late than never.

The debate over Pluto, planet, not a planet has been quite an electried debate.  And it's now all over.  Pluto, is not a planet.  End of story.


Posted at 11:35 am by reboot

Aug 22, 2006
Uh-oh! Pluto may be unfrocked

Uh-oh. It looks like Pluto may be stripped of its planetary title in the coming weeks.  The International Astronomical Union is meeting in Prague, to discuss many things, but the hottest topic of all is the definition of "planet."  This new definition could change the way we learn about our solar system today.  NPR has a story on this specific topic and featured it today.

Posted at 11:34 pm by reboot

Aug 11, 2006
New Episode about ADHD from Lee Eichenbaum

I'm a little late on this one.  Been very busy the past fews days.  I posted a new episode to the New Civilization Podcast on the 8th.  Here are the details:

Lee Eichenbaum talks about ADD/ADHD amongst individuals who are able to focus on intense tasks such as sports, games, and conversation. He is the founder of Real Solutions for Real Problems, a company specializing in tutoring for children in need of extra help, and he talks about the solutions he has found to permanently handle ADHD for those who have trouble studying.

Applicable links are:
Applied Scholastics
Dr. Mary Ann Block, No More ADHD
Real Solutions for Real Problems

Posted at 03:13 pm by reboot

Jul 30, 2006
5 Episodes Now Available on New Civ Podcast

I just completed the fifth episode of the New Civilization Podcast.  You can listen to them one by one or subscribe to the podcast through an aggregator or through iTunes.  You can find out how to subscribe by going >here<.

As for the featured guests thus far, the podcast now has:  Dr. Karl Hoffower, President of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapters of CCHR; Jerry Racheff, Executive Director of the Church of Scientology, San Francisco (aka San Francisco Org); Alice Pero, veteran Scientologist and Poet; Gerhard Schwandt, personal efficiency expert and consultant; and Tina McGurk, Director of Marketing for the Delphi Schools Network.

Posted at 11:38 pm by reboot

Jul 24, 2006
Poincare Conjecture Possibly Proven

The Science Journal for the Wall Street Journal posted an article about a reclusive Russian Mathematician who is likely to be the winner for possibly proving the Poincare Conjecture.  Since you have to have a subscription to the journal in order to read the articles, this link is may not work after a few days, but here it is.  On the other hand, Math World News also posted an article of this likelihood here.  Those of you interested in topology may find this quite intriguing.

Posted at 08:19 pm by reboot

Jul 20, 2006
The Futures Channel

Here's a cool company that develops multimedia for educators to bring science and mathematics to life for students so they can have a better understanding of scientific field.  http://www.thefutureschannel.com/

Posted at 05:20 pm by reboot

Jul 18, 2006
My Wife

I talk about all sorts of technical stuff here and there, but I think it's time I dedicate a post to my wife.

I love you, Sweetie.

Posted at 10:20 pm by reboot

Jul 5, 2006
New Civilization Podcast

I just made a really cool new podcast called The New Civilization Podcast!  Check it out.  On it's first few days it was so popular that my server pinned it's upload bandwidth.  YES!

Posted at 09:00 am by reboot

Jul 2, 2006
Video of psychiatrists admitting no cures

CCHR has released a new video of psychiatrists admitting to no cures.  View the video here:  http://www.cchr.org/uploads/video/no_science.wmv.

Posted at 03:26 pm by reboot

May 9, 2006
Collapse, By Jared Diamond

Collapse is a really excellent book.  Jared Diamond examines what causes civilizations to survive or not to survive, as a result of how they use and manage resources.  I won't spoil the fun -- you've got to read it!

Posted at 10:53 pm by reboot

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