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Stardust Found That's Older Than Earth

Scientists have identified ancient grains found in a meteorite as stardust — grains of silicon carbide formed in  the gasses of a dying star — that are 7 billion years old, more than 2 billion years older than the solar system. 7-billion-year-old stardust is the

An Announcement is Worth a Thousand Smears

Facts and figures are second to innuendo and hollow announcements in the current political climate.  Three years past the Clinton/Trump presidential race the press is still biting and snarling while circling the floor and chasing its’ tail.  The former head of the FBI, James Comey,


seven months of imminence

We now know the time range possible for imminent threats in Iran. Dog wagged, as the four US embassies claimed by Trump that were targeted have yet to be identified. In yet another qualification, IMPOTUS now claims “it doesn’t really matter” because Soleimani’s “horrible past” merited

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George McGovern was a liberal, Keanu Reeves is Neo

Historical context is even more important in the age of Trumpism, since the media frames for numerous ideological categories persist for some voters, as if the Trumpist sobriquets of “commies” or “socialists” actually cohered as historically accurate categories when applied to Democrats. I came across