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About cPaul

"He never amounted to anything". - Father "Who the hell does he think he is"? - Mother "Smart as a bag of hammers". - Teacher "Condescending". Former Boss "Mom loves me more". - Brother

Documentary About the Members of Monty Python’s Flying Circus Before It Existed

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What Makes Dogs So Special? Science Says Love

When I studied Animal Psychology at University a thousand years ago (ok… 40), the last expert word on animal empathy was that it did not exist, other than through our anthropomorphization of our animal friends. Those who have lived with … Continue reading

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Betelgeuse Ready to Explode?

Huge red star might explode soon and next few weeks are critical Betelgeuse has been very volatile lately, and astronomers are watching to determine if it’s terminal or just going through a phase. https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/betelgeuse-supernova_n_5e436de2c5b6d0ea38102b0a?ri18n=true

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The History Of WD-40 Is Stranger Than You Think

Jalopnik is by far my favourite car news site! – cPaul Check it out at Jalopnik: https://jalopnik.com/the-history-of-wd-40-is-stranger-than-you-think-and-no-1841585147

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The New Rules of Music Snobbery

Hulu’s High Fidelity reboot captures the end of elitist condescension and the rise of fervent eclecticism. Twenty-five years after Nick Hornby’s novel High Fidelity psychoanalyzed fussy record-store clerks, and 20 years after the movie adaptation made John Cusack their avatar, the once-inescapable and now-obscure archetype … Continue reading

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Maps Paint a Dark Future for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

by Yessenia Funes | Gizmodo The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last pristine landscapes in America. Tucked along the northern border of Alaska and Canada, the nearly 20 million acres of wilderness is home to a variety … Continue reading

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USB Chargers Have as Much Processing Power as the Apollo 11 Guidance Computers

Andrew Liszewski | Gizmodo | February 11, 2020 It comes as no surprise that the guidance computers aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft were impossibly primitive compared to the pocket computers we all carry around 50 years later. But on his website, … Continue reading

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What Would Joseph Campbell Think?

I love this… I am often thinking about Joseph Cambell and his brilliant view on modern life and the human condition through the lens of mankind’s myths and mythology. – cPaul From BILLMOYERS.COM: A Facebook member responded to our recent post Bill Moyers … Continue reading

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Students often struggle after a mental health crisis. Can this support system help?

The BRYT program, which was founded and pioneered in a Boston-area school in 2004 by the nonprofit Brookline Center for Community Mental Health, has emerged as a successful model for helping kids re-enter school after a mental health crisis.  – … Continue reading

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Why Life On Other Planets Will Resemble Ours

ONEZERO.MEDIUM.COM | by Steve LeVine | Jan 28, 2020 Scientists, now routinely detecting potentially habitable planets in space, are the closest yet to determining the truth about aliens. But there is another question that almost none talk about: If other … Continue reading

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