Archive for July 2015

Black Holes by Dr. Manjir Samanta-Loughton

Jul 15th, 2015 | By

A mini adventure Since their discovery, microquasars have provided an opportunity to gain information about black holes. As England’s Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees says, “Black holes of different masses behave in qualitatively the same way. Almost everything about them simply scales up or down with the black hole’s mass.” Microquasars were first discovered within our

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The Impossible Happens – A Scientist’s Personal Discovery of the Extraordinary Nature of Reality

Jul 15th, 2015 | By

Precognitive Dreaming Sometimes people are hit over the head with something seemingly impossible that happens to them and their world is turned upside down in an instant. That is not what happened to me. For me there was a gradual accumulation of evidence that became so overwhelming over time that it would have been pathological

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Sitting is the new smoking

Jul 15th, 2015 | By

Written by Stuart Haden on June 30, 2015 I often ask executives, ‘what is the secret to performing optimally?’ “It’s the fags Stuart, you know 20 a day keeps me focussed and alert. The more the better, I can’t recommend them highly enough.” Of course I’ve never had this answer. Equally I haven’t heard one

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Dads must step up for moms, Erin Flynn Jay

Jul 13th, 2015 | By

Feb 19, 2013 reprinted from Fathers After 40 Author Erin Flynn Jay’s book, Mastering the Mommy Track, focuses mostly on women, of course. But she’s also got some practical advice for the men in their lives too, which she shares with us here. Here are five ways today’s career Moms can master the fiercely competitive

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Secrets of Creation by Matthew Watkins

Jul 12th, 2015 | By

Secrets of Creation is a trilogy of books which makes accessible certain deep issues concerning the workings of the number system to an interested, educated, non-mathematical audience.  This series involves an innovative visual approach to explaining concepts from higher mathematics which completely avoids conventional mathematical notation, formulae and equations.   Volume 1: The Mystery of

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Copyrights, copywrongs

Jul 9th, 2015 | By

A recent thread on the JHP author forum raised a question about a topic which pops up frequently – the topic of copyright. And the questions which come up most frequently are: When can I quote without needing to ask permission? And how much can I quote without asking permission? These are questions I’ve had to

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1, 2, 3 – tell me a story!

Jul 7th, 2015 | By

Elizabeth Hopkinson is a fantasy author, whose novel, Silver Hands is published by Top Hat Books, the Historical Fiction imprint of John Hunt Publishing. I caught up with Elizabeth recently and found a shared love of storytelling, history and liberal arts – here’s some of what we talked about: LC: What comes naturally to you

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Human Rights Revisited by Prof. Dr. Jack E. Brush

Jul 7th, 2015 | By

“Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”—this is without doubt one of the best-known phrases in American history. It is probably safe to assume that almost every American knows the phrase, although many may not be sure whether it appears in the Declaration of Independence, in the body of the Constitution or in the Amendments

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The Molecular Basis of God by Anthony Mannucci

Jul 5th, 2015 | By

Blog post from http://embracetheinfinite.com In support of the book Embrace the Infinite by Anthony Mannucci This post delves into the questions of God’s existence, science and faith. The debate between science and religion often rests on the question of scientific evidence. Those with faith believe in the power of an almighty God affecting our lives. Atheistic

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