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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

President Trump, How About Those Aliens? Conspiracy Debunked.

I f there is some government conspiracy to hide the existence of extra-terrestrial life then the current president would be the man to declassify all of it.  So, in the unlikely hope the president sees this I ask, in all seriousness, with some humor throw ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Nov 6 2020 - 9:22am

UPDATE: Donald Trump Not Resigning, Pence Agrees To Work With Him To the End Of Term.

T he following is an evolving news story. It seems that a disgruntled staffer changed the website of the department of state to indicate that the President has resigned. This appears to be false. I have sought comment from the White House, the personnel o ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jan 12 2021 - 12:57am

Coca-Cola And Disney Succeeed Because They Have Linguistically Feminine Names, Says A New Paper

Coca-Cola and Disney do not simply share being on Interbrand's Global Top Brands, says a new paper, they also share linguistically feminine names, and that helps their success with men and women. In fact, the highest-ranking companies have, on average ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 17 2021 - 4:11pm

World Science Festival

  More World Science Festival articles can be found here. ...

Blog Post - M G - May 18 2021 - 12:10am

Heteronormative Biases And Hermeneutic Phenomenology In Mass Effect 3

This paper seeks to address hypermasculinity and the settled heteronormative value system embodied in public-policy actors, primarily the White-centered hegemonic masculinity that has created negative performative aspects of cultural identity constructions ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 7 2021 - 1:08pm