With his 90th birthday in July, a trip into space scheduled for later in the year and a new book out next month, 2009 promises to be an exciting time for James Lovelock. But the originator of the Gaia theory, which describes Earth as a self-regulating planet, has a stark view of the future of humanity. He tells Gaia Vince we have one last chance to save ourselves - and it has nothing to do with nuclear power...
Very nice IQ Test - time allowed 15 minutes. Everybody has to cross the river, but there are rules: (Solution below)
1. Only 2 people on the raft at a time.
2. The father can not stay with any of the daughters without their mother’s presence (or he will beat them).
3. The mother can not stay with any of the sons without their father’s presence (or she will beat them).
4. The thief (striped shirt) can not stay with any family member if the Policeman is not there.
5. Only the Father, the Mother and the Policeman know how to operate the raft.
6. To start click on the big blue circle on the right.
7. To move the people click on them. To move the raft click on the handle.
click on the BIG blue circle with Japanese writing
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Motivational Speaker - Veraunda Jackson tells us it's ok to quit, shows us how and provides a dose of straight talking advice.
In honour of Douglas Adams memory, the transcript of his speech at Digital Biota 2, held at Magdelene College Cambridge, in September 1998. Douglas presented this ''off the cuff'' which only magnifies his true genius.
Glastonbury festival reminds me that I am lucky. It opened my eyes to a whole new world outside the “Rat race”. I am the luckiest person in the world, Just being here.
I am writing you with much concern after having read of your hearing to decide whether the alternative theory of Intelligent Design should be taught along with the theory of Evolution. I think we can all agree that it is important for students to hear multiple viewpoints so they can choose for themselves the theory that makes the most sense to them. I am concerned, however, that students will only hear one theory of Intelligent Design.