Science & Society

More Expensive Milk Won't Help Farmers Enough- Culture Has Changed

I don't drink much milk now, though I did when I was a kid. I think I eat more cheese than I did then, and that makes sense. We were a poor family on a subsistence farm and cheese is expensive. Milk was not. At least if you got it right from the farme ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 25 2019 - 1:00pm

Trump Kim Meeting Broken Off- It’s Not Nearly As Bad As It Seems. More Of A Failure Of A Major Agreement Than A Major Disagreem

It is reasonably good news. Kim wanted the US to drop all sanctions in response for dismantling the publicly disclosed plant to make nuclear weapons materials. They weren't ready to do that. The US were willing to drop all sanctions in response to hi ...

Article - Robert Walker - Mar 1 2019 - 3:14pm

Pedestrian Traffic Deaths Have Returned To 1990 Levels: What Is Causing It?

A picture is worth a thousand words, and a simple chart of pedestrian deaths is worth 6,227- that is the number of pedestrian deaths last year, not the length of this article. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 4 2019 - 1:35pm

The Next Generation Of Parents May Think It's Normal To Let Kids Play Outside Again

Two generations ago, it was normal for kids to play out on the street. But trust in media was high then and sensationalized accounts of kidnappings and white vans and accidents led to helicopter parents worried that their children would be kidnapped.(1) To ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 7 2019 - 10:08am

Are North Korea Rebuilding Missile Test Site To Prepare For A Dramatic Media Event Blowing Them Up?

First this site has never been used for missile launching. It has only been used for satellites as part of North Korea’s ambitious civilian space program. They want to become one of the few countries able to launch satellites to geostationary orbit. Altho ...

Article - Robert Walker - Mar 7 2019 - 4:50pm

For Trump Kim Talks: How's About A Combined Civilian Space Program As A Route To Reunification Of Korea?

Well, to everyone’s surprise, it seems that Trump and Kim are going to meet. So this is no longer a hypothetical question. (This originates as my answer on Quora to:  What would happen if Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump could meet and talk to resolve the ten ...

Article - Robert Walker - Mar 7 2019 - 4:54pm

Money and Lies, NASA’s SLS Budget Cuts, and The College Cheating Scandal

O ne Launch of NASA’s Space Launch System will cost at least one billion dollars and only be possible once every two years. ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 14 2019 - 2:17pm

Now It's Time To Target Essay Mills, Companies Which Write Student Assignments For A Fee

The U.S. college admissions scandal, where wealthy elites paid to circumvent an arbitrary entrance scoring system at some privileged schools by gaming it, has already led to lawsuits because the value of a degree from USC, Stanford, Yale and others involve ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 14 2019 - 6:19pm

Loaded questions?

Two days ago I came across this article in Science Codex. Extremist sympathies more likely in white British and UK-born people which took me to the paper itself: Extremism and common mental illness: cross-sectional community survey of White British and Pak ...

Blog Post - Robert H Olley - Mar 16 2019 - 12:43pm

Neil Tyson Sexual Misconduct, “Investigation Complete” Raises Questions. All Are Innocent Until Proven Guilty.

N eil D. Tyson was investigated by Fox and Nat Geo for sexual misconduct, the investigation complete Cosmos and Star Talk will return to the air. This investigation would always have been of limited scope and shows at least he is no Harvey Weinstein or Bi ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 16 2019 - 3:21pm