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The Liam Neeson farce. Why is psychological insight of this nature being scorned?

I thought it was good for men ‘to talk about their feelings’? What surprised me was how the interviewer stated his remarks have offended people of colour. How on earth could his remarks be interpreted as a racial slur or

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Thought policing now operational in the UK

Man investigated by police for retweeting transgender limerick – The Telegraph Police are being deployed by Humberside Police in the UK to call up social media users to ask them to explain their thinking behind their controversial posts/likes. He added:

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Now the dust has settled – The Maga Catholic School Controversy

When this broke I ignored it wondering how it was even considered news. But the event caused such a grand commotion online I felt compelled to dig a little deeper. I am still perplexed how it was perceived in the

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Today’s click-bait BBC article promoting a ‘High-Fibre’ Diet doesn’t stack up

See responses in Reddit to my post below here. I just finished reading about this study on the BBC news. It’s the second major story shown on BBC world news. They called it ‘The Lifesaving Food 90% aren’t eating enough

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Posted in Health, News, Science

What happened to the political left and why I bailed out?

I have been maintaining and updating this blog space for over 4 years and until very recently I have been reluctant to voice my opinion and publish articles steeped in political debate, bias and rhetoric. My reluctance to enter into

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Posted in News, politics, Reflections

Two Astronomers discuss Alien Lifeforms, Science Fiction Movies and Astrophysics

From the end of the much acclaimed 1997 Sci Fi Thriller  ‘Contact’: ‘You are not real, none of this real….. You are an interesting species…In all our searching all we found is each other.’ If you are a Sci Fi

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Everest avalanche video: Camera captures moment of impact – ABC News

(Warning Strong Language.) Read the whole ABC news story here Related Articles: 1. Nepal earthquake: Before and after photos – ABC News 2. Moment earthquake hit Tibet filmed by survivor – BBC News 3. Fall 24 miles to Earth with Felix

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Tiger Woods back for this years Masters

I’m licking my chops waiting for the Masters to finally arrive on Thursday. I read  this article from the BBC News about Tiger’s comeback woes since his back surgery last year. It made for interesting reading. Then there were the plethora of comments about

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The moment a deaf baby hears for the first time

I found this reading the BBC news web site.   What a wonderful story! I thought well worth sharing here. You can find the rest of the BBC story here. Also while we are on the topic of people hearing for

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Get Your Surfing Kicks Here – BBC World News

Below you can watch three very cool BBC  news videos about surfing: 1. Huge California waves attract US surfers  – 29 August 2014 2. World’s first artificial surfing lake – 21 May 2014 3. Did surfer Andrew Cotton catch biggest

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