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The Free Speech of Fools

Photo: StockSnap. CC0/Public Domain license. I’ve posted on free speech and freedom of expression before here on Green Comet. I talked about how people confused the right to free speech with the right to freedom from criticism for what they … Continue reading

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FactChecking Science Claims in 2017

FactCheck is a website that checks claims made by politicians and others to see if they hold up under scrutiny. In this era of fake news and other lies, they help us to see what’s true and what isn’t. In … Continue reading

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Daydreaming is Good

I knew it! All those hours I spent gazing out the window weren’t an indication of my bone-lazy inattentiveness at all. They were showing how smart I am. Yeah! I knew it. The online science magazine, Eurekalert!, tells us about … Continue reading

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Jesus and Mo and LGBT

See what Jesus and Mo have to say about LGBT rights. You will find the rest of the cartoon here. As usual they have a well-considered and balanced view. ‘Cause there’s always two sides to everything, right? rjb

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Volutus

Cloud of the Day – Volutus Volutus, from the Latin volutus, which means rolled, is a species of cloud (yes, they actually come in species, and genera too) that the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recently added to the latest edition … Continue reading

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NASA Image and Video Library

You might be aware of the website dedicated to the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD.) You can visit the site and see another great picture every day. Some people even set things up so their computer’s desktop image is … Continue reading

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Treedragon Sculpture Website

I previously posted a synopsis of the evolution of a sculpture that Treedragon shared with us on one of the forums I inhabit. Since then he has returned with a suggestion and a query. He was thinking of letting us … Continue reading

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Treedragon Sculpture

On one of the forums I frequent, a member by the user name Treedragon started a thread wherein he let us follow his progress as he completed a sculpture. His style can be defined as abstract, or we can forego … Continue reading

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Death

Crispian Jago is dying. I have featured his blog, The Reason Stick, here before. One, two, three. It is self-described as: A blunt, shit-stained instrument wielded indiscriminately to bludgeon pseudoscience, superstition, blind faith and common or garden irrational bollocks. Now … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – 2017

Jesus and Mo celebrate International Women’s Day. Go to their website and see how their barmaid reacts. On Green Comet we honor women not because of their intrinsic qualities, nor because of their honorable deeds, but simply because they are … Continue reading

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