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People are not peas

There are two types of people in this world. People who hate peas…and people who are peas. This is a good place to begin if you’d like to learn how DNA, our genes and genetic variations works. Gregor Mendel, the former abbot and a XIX century monk was the one who worked out the fundamental principles of genetic inheritance. Thanks to peas we can read the DNA, information about the...

When things go wrong…

It’s Christmas again! Even though it doesn’t look like it because everything you wished for hasn’t arrived. Parcel services the world round are in a panic as they fail to calm their customers. Here’s a life lesson: when things go wrong, they don’t go wrong for everyone. If missing gifts feels like it’s the end of the world, then the truth is you’ve got some fucked up priorities… Forgive me....

I am Brolle

“Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.” John Archibald Wheeler My name is Brolle and I can bend spacetime. I was not always able to do this, or so I think… The special ability began to develop at some point while I was growing up. I had a strange life as a child, with lots of weird events constantly happening around me. It was then...

Book Review “The Nature Fix”, Florence Williams

“At the end of the day, we come out in nature not because the science says it does something to us, but because of how it makes us feel.” Strayer In the last 50 years, our lives have dramatically shifted indoors. Noise, smoke, grey fog, heat, tiger mosquitos, mutant mushrooms, plastic, more plastic, and other crap has strangled our complex and beautiful nature to death. Almost to death. Florence Williams...

“The Pearl Territory” chapter 3

Private Journal #login – Boulder Jakobs Nothing lasts forever. Including the Earth, human body and our precious, immortal soul that we used to hold so dearly. I’ve had to learn the hard way. We’ve studied how to replace hearts, how to wire brains, how to get away from the aching pain of grief and loss – but somehow failed to create the one thing we really needed for human survival...

Book Review “The Bohemian Incident”, Thomas Arnfelt

“…they had shaved heads. Drilled into their foreheads was a small green stone, big as a lead ball. In one cell a man hung stretched against the wall, fastened with iron around his wrists and feet and with a hood over his face.” It is 1613 and yes, I know what you are thinking – ah, same old, same old… tortures, witches, monks, horses, beer. You are very close to...