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Logical and Rhetorical Fallacies Explained

Logical and Rhetorical Fallacies Explained

Relatively Interesting October 17, 2014 0

A logical fallacy is a error in reasoning due to a misconception or presumption. If the assumptions of an argument are true, the argument can still be rendered invalid if the logic used to come

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If the world were 100 people…

If the world were 100 people…

Relatively Interesting October 13, 2014 0

If the population of the the world could be proportionally reduced to a group of 100 people…   Gender 50 would be female 50 would be male   Age 26 would be 0-14 66 would

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The Most Common Misconceptions:  Which ones fooled you?

The Most Common Misconceptions: Which ones fooled you?

Relatively Interesting October 8, 2014 0

Here are 48 of the most common misconceptions (cleverly renamed “mythconceptions“), as presented by InformationIsBeautiful.net. For example: We only use 10% of our brain Shaving thickens hair It takes 7 years to digest swallowed gum

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5 Jokes That Writers Will Certainly Appreciate

5 Jokes That Writers Will Certainly Appreciate

Relatively Interesting October 2, 2014 0

  And when you’re done with these, you can learn how to write good yourself.            Image Sources: http://www.writing.com/ Bonus joke, via Grammarly.com

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The World’s Deepest Holes

The World’s Deepest Holes

Relatively Interesting September 30, 2014 0

When you were a kid, did you ever dig a hole just to see how deep you could go? I did, and even though I was probably only a few feet down, I could

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All the planets could fit between the Earth and the Moon?

All the planets could fit between the Earth and the Moon?

Relatively Interesting September 24, 2014 1

  Here’s a relatively interesting fact:  If you lined up all the planets in the solar system right next to each other, they could fit between Earth and the moon. Here’s the math to prove

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26 Atheist Memes That Will Make You Reconsider the Value of Religion

26 Atheist Memes That Will Make You Reconsider the Value of Religion

Relatively Interesting September 23, 2014 3

Do you have the courage to question your beliefs and worldview? Arguably, there is no stronger belief than one’s religion.  What would it take for you to entertain the thought that you – and the

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NASA Spinoffs:  How the Space Program Helps Everyone

NASA Spinoffs: How the Space Program Helps Everyone

Relatively Interesting September 18, 2014 0

From materials, mechanical, chemical engineering and more, NASA’s space program has provided humankind with technology that’s used commonly every day. The space program is much more than learning about the cosmos:  it’s about innovation

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How to Distinguish Science From Pseudoscience

How to Distinguish Science From Pseudoscience

Relatively Interesting September 16, 2014 0

Sometimes, it can be difficult to distinguish science from pseudoscience… Good science… Follows the evidence wherever it leads Embraces criticism Uses precise terminology with clear definitions Provides claims that are conservative and tentative Properly

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Atheist Discrimination:  By the Numbers [infographic]

Atheist Discrimination: By the Numbers [infographic]

Relatively Interesting September 10, 2014 0

Atheist discrimination is a reality in the USA.  People just plain don’t trust them. In fact, according to a study conducted by the University of British Columbia and the University of Oregon in 2011,

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