Question by wren: What new technological discoveries have been discovered in the last 5 years …?
about the Shroud of Turin ?

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Answer by Cora
A good start.

Unless you mean inventions?

edit: never mind I just read “Shroud of Turin.”

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Question by Richie: Why another U-turn as scientist at centre of row finally admits there has been no global warming since 1995?
How can any alarmist ever believe in this junk when this top guy from the IPCC admits that:

* Data for vital ‘hockey stick graph’ has gone missing
* There has been no global warming since 1995
* Warming periods have happened before – but NOT due to man-made changes

The academic at the centre of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information.

Colleagues say that the reason Professor Phil Jones has refused Freedom of Information requests is that he may have actually lost the relevant papers.

Professor Jones told the BBC yesterday there was truth in the observations of colleagues that he lacked organisational skills, that his office was swamped with piles of paper and that his record keeping is ‘not as good as it should be’.

The data is crucial to the famous ‘hockey stick graph’ used by climate change advocates to support the theory.

Professor Jones also conceded the possibility that the world was warmer in medieval times than now – suggesting global warming may not be a man-made phenomenon.

And he said that for the past 15 years there has been no ‘statistically significant’ warming.

More here……

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Answer by Benjamin
Phil Jones never said that “there has been no global warming since 1995″. And here is the transcript to the actual interview from which the Daily Mail took a quote out of context and spun it:

What he actually says was that the climate has been warming an average of 0.12°C per decade over the past 15 years.

Such warming is exceptional and falls within the 93 percentile. However, in statistics, it’s the 95 percentile that is “significant.” Therefore, according to Phil Jones, from 1995 to the present, there has been no “statistically significant” global warming.

Jones also stated, “Achieving statistical significance in scientific terms is much more likely for longer periods, and much less likely for shorter periods.”

“Significant” and “statistically significant” are two different things. Phil Jones should have been more careful explaining this and should have assumed that (A) most people don’t understand statistics; and (B) the denial machine would try to spin what he said and present a misunderstanding to those who don’t really understand science or math.

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Query by : Ended up WHITE Folks THE First SLAVES (resources included)?
The word “slave” happens from the word “Slav”, a group of whites more enslaved throughout historical past than any other men and women – The Dictionary. The phrase “Slav” turned the root of the phrase “slave” in almost each and every culture, simply because it was assumed your slave was a Slav. The slave merchants were Jews and the main enslavers have been Arabs.

Nell Irvin Painter – professor Emerita at Princeton University, winner of some Edwards award, and author of numerous books on black background (yep, she’s African American and yep, she hates white men and women) states this about slavery in the American colonies in her e-book “The History of White People” printed just previous 12 months – 2010:
“By the center of the 17th century, when Virginia’s slave populace numbered eleven,000, only some 300 had been African. Any of them – African, British, Scottish or Irish – were blessed to outlive their terms and conditions of support. Of the 300 children shipped from Britain amongst 1619 and 1622, only 12 have been nevertheless alive in 1624.” So two to 5 many years later on, 288 had died.

Slavery was a World-wide phenomenon.

There have been four white slaves for every black one in the American colonies – “White Cargo: The Forgotten Heritage of Britain’s White Slaves in The us” by Don Jordan and Michael Walsh
“Eighteenth-Century White Slaves: Fuyarde Notices Volume I, Pennsylvania, 1729-1760 (Documentary Reference Collections)” by Daniel Meaders

Much more than fifty percent of all indentured servants by no means lived to see their freedom – “They Have been White and They Had been Slaves: The Untold Heritage of the Enslavement of Whites in Early The usa” by Michael A. Hoffman II

And Africans enslaved Europeans very first, as nicely as in the course of, the American enslavement of Africans (more than a million white slaves captured in pirate raids) – “Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy, 1500-1800 (Early Modern Historical past)” by Robert Do. Davis
“White Slaves, African Masters: An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives” by Paul Baepler kingdom/uk/2004/mar/11/highereducation.textbooks

One particular large variation is that white slaves had been not authorized to reproduce. White male slaves in the Ottoman Empire were forcibly manufactured eunichs, and numerous of them died from the compelled castration. Even in The us, the white slaves who ended up political prisoners from Eire (delivered starting in 1655 by Henry Cromwell), ended up usually worked to death in the sunlight, named “redshanks”, “rednecks”, and “redlegs” before they expired from the warmth. (“The ‘Redlegs’ of Barbados” by Jill Sheppard).

Much less than 4% of African slaves ever even wound up in The us. Most of them wound up in Brazil.

No, whites did not invent slavery, but they DID invent abolition.

The American Colonization Modern society, started in 1816, was meant to relocate freed black slaves to Liberia, and raised a wonderful bargain of funds towards that effort, like from private donations. No other country has ever offered freed slaves anything other than flexibility, which the slaves had been grateful for! The ACS started and colonized land in Liberia, and then resettled much more than 13000 freed black slaves, but the approach was minimize short. The American authorities had donated more than $ 250,000 to the work, a chunk of funds at the time.
Source(s): kingdom/2004/mar/11/highereducation.publications

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Response by glee

What do you suggest by “authentic slaves” – there had been slaves BC

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Anyone every been to a renaissance fair?

by admin on April 30, 2012

Question by Rawnyy :D: Anyone every been to a renaissance fair?
Hee hee. I am going to one soon. Don’t ask why…. It will be my first time. What can I expect? Is it a bunch of women serving beer with their boobs sticking out and loads of fat men eating turkey legs?
ever* excuse my misuse of the english language.

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Answer by ℓιz (ιи тнє ραитs, ωнαт ?)
Err… I went to one like, four years ago?
I remember there were shows, and music, and crafts, and lots of stuff to buy. Oh, and women with large boobs serving beer.
Have fun! lol

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Question by Briana: Have u ever been to a Renaissance fair?
if so what is ur favorite part? if not what do u think happens a a renn fair?

I love dressing in the chothing and eating the period food its just so cool!

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Answer by Scott L
Not for a long time. It was kinda fun. I brought my Newfoundland puppy along, and he loved it (lots of people paid attention to him!)
The singing groups were very nice, too. There was lots of junk to buy, but I’m just not much of a junk buyer.

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