Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Forgotten Voyage: Alfred Russel Wallace and his discovery of evolution by natural selection

The dramatised story of Alfred Russel Wallace, the 19th century naturalist who published the theory of evolution by natural selection together with Charles Darwin in 1858 - more than a year before Darwin's book "On the Origin of Species" was released.



This film was directed by Peter Crawford and was broadcast by the BBC as part of its The World About Us series in 1983.

The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers yet, no one has succeeded in deciphering the text. The mystery of the meaning and origin of the manuscript has excited the popular imagination, making the manuscript the subject of novels and speculation.



With:
Big Jim Finn (LOL) - says the books is by extraterrestrials about the destruction of the Earth (ROLF)

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I - the admin of Religion is Man-Made - think The Voynich Manuscript is a hoax to make money.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Can you solve the three gods riddle?

You and your team have crash-landed on an ancient planet. Can you appease the three alien overlords who rule it and get your team safely home? Created by logician Raymond Smullyan, and popularized by his colleague George Boolos, this riddle has been called the hardest logic puzzle ever. Alex Gendler shows how to solve it.



Can you solve the three gods riddle? - Alex Gendler
TED-EX

Some Americans are ignorant and proud of it! (55) The future is scary!

Why Do We Have Grass Lawns

Maintaining the perfect lawn takes a lot of work. There’s mowing, fertilizing, aerating, and watering. Having a trimmed green field leading up to your front door is something of a status symbol, and in some cases having a messy front lawn can get you into trouble with your more obsessive neighbours.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Voynich Code - The Worlds Most Mysterious Manuscript

It is the world's most mysterious manuscript. A book, written by an unknown author, illustrated with pictures that are as bizarre as they are puzzling -- and written in a language that even the best cryptographers have been unable to decode. No wonder that this script even has a part in Dan Brown's latest bestseller "The Lost Symbol".



Voynich Code - The Worlds Most Mysterious Manuscript - The Secrets of Nature

Why the metric system matters - Matt Anticole

For the majority of recorded human history, units like the weight of a grain or the length of a hand weren’t exact and varied from place to place. Now, consistent measurements are such an integral part of our daily lives that it’s hard to appreciate what a major accomplishment for humanity they’ve been. Matt Anticole traces the wild history of the metric system.

Cartoon Pope Francis Roasts Donald Trump

Fresh off of his fat joke about the President at the Vatican on Wednesday morning, Pope Francis stops by The Late Show to keep the Trump burns rolling.



The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. May 2017

CBS

Thursday, May 25, 2017

TV Preacher Leroy Jenkins is exposed by Inside Edition

TV Preacher Leroy Jenkins is exposed by Inside Edition (mirrored from the undy999 channel).



Video by Inside Edition.
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