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Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 3.10

Severe cuts in science funding could hurt U.S. economic growth. “To some, that’s a very important $4.4 billion, because it cultivates the kind of new technologies that drive economic growth. ‘We’re eating our seed corn. A lot of this looks like mindless cutting,’ says retired Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, R-N.Y., former head of the House Science Committee. The budget fight pits a philosophy of cutting spending immediately against support in the last decade for doubling science spending toward reaping economic benefits and meeting challenges to U.S. research from China and India.” (via Physorg.com)

The Discovery space shuttle returns to Earth from its final mission. (via Bad Astronomy)

For your reference: the red flags of quackery. (via lol god)

Pastor + Mortal Kombat = Hilarity (via YouTube)

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