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A Nice Swindle

It is not a secret that I love chess, and that whenever I have the chance to play some online blitz-in the absence of better competitions or tournaments- I plunge happily into it. However, my results vary, as sometimes my mind cannot be taken away from the ...

Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Jun 29 2020 - 3:14pm

Anonymous Sources and Anti Trump Confirmation Bias. OPINION

M ainstream “news” has a problem. Reporters for more traditional big name organizations no longer need to present actual proof of anything they report.  The reason mainstream reporters do this is to feed the beast of the 24-72 hour news cycle.  The most r ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Sep 5 2020 - 9:52pm

Life in the Universe

life in the universe Abstract:  A living being is a concrete object which does peculiar actions. Living beings can be classified in to two categories with respect to human sense. One category is sensible living beings; which are like animals, plants, etc. ...

Blog Post - Veera Raghavaiah ... - Sep 17 2020 - 12:49am

SciComm: If Our Science Tribe Was A Dungeons & Dragons Campaign

I've never been much for the word "tribe." It sounds too insular in 2018, the kind of term (see also "zeitgeist", "heteronormative", and "schadenfreude") thrown around by postmodernists with their heads in the ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 21 2020 - 11:48am