Science & Society
- Magic Rocks: Wellness Approach Cures Brain Cancer- If You Never Had Brain Cancer
23-year-old "wellness" guru Belle Gibson claimed in spring 2013 to have cured her terminal brain cancer using her diet. She quickly became Australia's version of Vani Hari, "The Food Babe", so popular with the same demographic li ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 24 2020 - 2:46pm
- Zicam And Other Homeopathy, Supplements; 51% Of Parents Say They Give Them To Kids Though They Know They Don't Work
Thanks to social media, advice on how to prevent a cold is everywhere and 51 percent of parents taking the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health admit to believing in folklore and homeopathy even though 99 percent of ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 24 2020 - 2:49pm
- Katherine Johnson’s Story Is A Reminder Societal Progress Is Not Inevitable.
K atherine Johnson, a Mathematician doing a job known as being a “computer” for NASA in the movie “Hidden Figures” died today at the age of 101. She started out at a time where being such a human computer was looked about as lowly clerical work fit for w ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Feb 24 2020 - 6:21pm
- In 1921, Baseball Considered Banning Radio Broadcasts
In December 2011, when the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Texas Rangers signed away their local television rights for about $3 billion apiece, the sport media heralded a new record for local television rights fees. Accounting for roughly 43 percent of ...
Article - The Conversation - Feb 28 2020 - 11:43am
- Freeman Dyson. Don’t Call Him Doctor. He Was Too Smart For That.
F reeman Dyson, who has died at the age of 96, wouldn’t have liked being called doctor. Many other sites will well cover his life and achievements. He contributed to our understandings of mathematics and physics in a way very few ever have, ever can, or ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Feb 28 2020 - 7:59pm
- China Close To Containing COVID19- Rest Of World Can Stop It Too Says WHO- Why Isn't This Good News Hitting Headlines?
This is the news that they are not really sharing on mainstream TV: China is containing this outbreak. The screenshot shows figures for one of the other provinces, Henan province, right next to the worst affected province Hubei. Meanwhile China as a whole ...
Article - Robert Walker - Mar 3 2020 - 1:07am
- Coronavirus Can Be Controlled- No Country Should Allow Uncontrolled Spread- Harms Your Citizens And Other Countries Too- WHO
The WHO continue to say that the coronavirus can be controlled, and is being brought under control. The evidence from China is clear- not only from their statistics but also the report of the international team that spend nine days studying the worst hit ...
Article - Robert Walker - Mar 9 2020 - 12:10pm
- Soap and Alcohol Protect From Coronavirus, But Don't Eat or Drink Them.
T wenty-seven people in Iran have died from drinking isopropyl alcohol in an attempt to protect from coronavirus. It is true that washing the hands with soap or disinfecting with strong isopropyl alcohol, at least 70% concentration, or cleaning with 10% ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 13 2020 - 11:55pm
- The Conspiracy Theory That The CIA Invented The Term 'Conspiracy Theory' To Delegitimze Questions About The CIA
Conspiracy theories have a long history, but the actual term “conspiracy theory” emerged much more recently. It was only a few decades ago that the term took on the derogatory connotations it has today, where to call someone a conspiracy theorist function ...
Article - The Conversation - Mar 16 2020 - 5:17pm
- 65% Of British Millennials Think The Moon Landing Was Fake, 11% Think Tupac's Death Was Faked Too
If there is reason for hope that coronavirus fears may mean pro-science beliefs get back to being the norm in modern culture, it is that regular chemicals have disappeared from store shelves in San Francisco while they clamor for vaccines they used to dist ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 18 2020 - 2:09pm