Monthly Archives: July 2008

For Mario and “300″ Fans

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“The Science of Fear” – How the Media Wants You to be Afraid

There is often more smoke than fire… Do you realize that despite the recent campus shooting, a college student is 75 times more likely to be killed off-campus? Or that the most recent suicide bombing in the U. S. was … Continue reading

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SETI Gets Rick Rolled

Unexplained Internet phenomenon: why exactly is Rick Astley all over the Web, 21 years after his biggest hit? This one should probably be run in its own “Internet Culture” topic, under a category titled “Weird Human Fascinations with Eighties Things”. … Continue reading

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