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Open Thread Thursday: Sagittarius X-4

From Wikipedia (Sagittarius X-4 Sagittarius X-4 (Sgr X-4) is the designation for an astronomical X-ray source detected by the X-ray observatory satellite Uhuru and given the catalog designation 2U 1820-30.[1] The “2U” stands for the second Uhuru catalog of X-ray … Continue reading

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My Favorite You Tube Channel: Khan Academy

This is the beginning of a new feature here at the House of Goonery.What I am going to be doing is occasionally highlighting a particular You Tube channel that I think offers something beyond the cacophony of other videos available … Continue reading

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If I Was the President of the USA, Part Two

Yesterday, I outlined what I would do were I elected to be the President of the USA. I left off yesterday’s post saying that is all I could think of to do. Well, I thought of a few more items … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to God

Note: The following may offend some of you. I recommend grow a thicker skin. Dear God, I hope this letter finds you well. May name is WonderGoon, as I am sure you already know, since, you know, I am told … Continue reading

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The Biology of Homosexuality

This is an interesting video I ran across on YouTube. It was produced by National Geographic, though from which show is unknown. I’d like to see the rest of the documentary this is from. If anyone knows the title, I’d … Continue reading

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Daniel Pink on the Surprising Science of Motivation

Daniel Pink at TED Talk 2009 discussing what can be done differently in business and how a new approach to motivation can spark creativity in workers. Pretty interesting stuff.

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H2O: Dangerous Chemical!

I found this here and thought I’d share it with you. This was found on the newsgroup: rec.humor.funny H2O: Dangerous Chemical! A student at Eagle Rock Junior High won first prize at the Greater Idaho Falls Science Fair, April 26. … Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

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