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The Higgs Boson Particle Isn't a Particle - Why the Search for Subatomic Particles is an Illusion

Physicists are a great bunch of folks. They're bright and imaginative, but just like professionals in any other field of science, when educated under the same organized system of beliefs they have the ability to cluster together and share some rather remarkable delusions. The latest delusion is the search for the so-called Higgs Boson Particle.

Sorghum: A Biofuel Alternative?

International research scientists are meeting in Houston, Texas August 19-22 to discuss various biofuel alternatives to corn, especially sorghum. Some scientists say sorghum - cultivated for food and fodder in various parts of the world - might one day help power our vehicles.

Why Wind Won't Work

For the first time in history, we have the means to lift all mankind out of the misery of backbreaking toil, disease, and ignorance. But first, we must overcome the irrational fear of nuclear power, and indeed, of science in general, which the controllers of Al Gore have attempted to impose upon us, from motives which are hideously evil.

Bugs put the heat in chili peppers

New research shows that bugs -- both the crawling kind and ones you can only see with a microscope -- are responsible for the heat in chili peppers.

VeriChip and remote-controlled societies

Despite efforts by proponents of implantable identification microchips to popularize them, most Americans are strongly against the use of VeriChip.

Where Does God Exist?

Recent research in neurotheology, a science that correlates religiosity to neural processes, suggests that spirituality is biologically supported and enhanced by chemical activity in the human brain.

Headphones and What's Important To Know

We can choose from many designs and types. Of course, the type you purchase all depends on how you want to listen to your music, how much money you're willing to spend, and a biggy...how much comfort you want.

Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face

Facial attractiveness played a major role in shaping human evolution, as studies on our fossil ancestors have shown our choice of sexual partner has shaped the human face.

Lost forest yields several new species

An expedition led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to a remote corner of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has uncovered unique forests which, so far, have been found to contain six animal species new to science: a bat, a rodent, two shrews, and two frogs.

Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development

Despite marketing claims, parents who want to give their infants a boost in learning language probably should limit the amount of time they expose their children to DVDs and videos such as “Baby Einstein” and “Brainy Baby.”

Free Apps, Privacy and 'Doing No Evil'

In addressing privacy concerns raised by those folks who don't necessarily want their word processing software sifting their communications and reporting to a server, Microsoft product manager Melissa Stern said the recently announced freebie Works 9 SE won't scan content for advertising keywords.

What Is A Botnet?

A botnet is a network of zombie computers controlled by a single entity. The term is a portmanteau of the phrase "Robot Network". Usually, the zombies in use of a botnet are compromised computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system that have been infected with some sort of malware.

Airport Delays And Computer Glitches: What The Government Will Not Tell You

Have we become the fools on the hill when it comes to what is happening around us? I think many of us have and that’s what the government counts on to keep information from us that they deem as too sensitive for public consumption. That may be the real explanation for a series of bizarre events that have occurred over the decade. These events may involve Alien life forms.

How Fingerprint Recognition Works

Fingerprints are the oldest and most commonly accepted form of biometrics. This article explains why they are so popular nowadays, how they are captured by fingerprint readers and the two widely used fingerprint recognition processes, called verification and identification.

Technology And The Amish – A Marriage Of Convenience?

However difficult we may perceive life to be without the convenience of modern technology we are so used to, it is not entirely impossible. Take the Amish- they willingly shun all forms of modern technology, interpreting it as an invasion into their traditional life.