Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Sep 23

Today’s Quote:

“Spend the money, mobilize the scientists, and hunt down death like an outlaw.”

—  Alan Harrington

Today’s Most Important Stories, Information & Links:

• iEvolve: Global Practice Community Weekly Newsletter – The Awakening of Evolution
Integral Life Practice: Before & After (via @CoreyWdeVos)
All TED Talks On A Spreadsheet
The Link Between Depression & Dreams by Ryan Hurd (Dream Studies)

Middle-Aged Women Who Exercise Turn Back Clock By 16 Years (Telegraph)
One Quarter Of Americans Could Be Non-Religious In 20 Years (Hot Air)
Wave of Homophobia Sweeps Muslim World (Spiegel Online)
Link Found Between Facial Appearance & Aggression (Research Digest Blog)
New York Post Not Laughing At Climate Change Spoof (CNN)
Antarctic Coastal Ice Thinning Surprises Experts (Reuters)
• Update on “The Cove”Taiji, Japan Temporarily Embraces “Non-Slaughter” Dolphin Policy
Ray Kurzweil: Immortality Only 20 Years Away (Telegraph)
Ozone Layer Depletion Leveling Off, Satellite Data Show (Science News)
You Can’t Trust A Tortured Brain: Neuroscience Discredits Coercive Interrogation (ScienceDaily)

DateCheck coming to iPhone – Enter name, phone number or email address, get complete background check
100,000 Google Wave Invites Go Out On September 30th (Mashable)
First Details of Microsoft’s Secret Tablet (gizmodo)
Report: Nine Scientifically Proven Ways To Get Retweeted On Twitter (Fast Company)

Today’s Recommended Book:

The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World by Zack Lynch and Byron Laursen

Today’s Featured Video: Did You Know? v4.0

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