Science & Society

Vacations Of A Scientist

I am currently spending some time in South America, where I came to join my wife who was performing in Santiago in a contemporary opera (Sun and Sea) featured in the Centro Cultural de la Moneda, in the city center-and in a place that 50 years ago was the ...

Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Feb 5 2023 - 2:44pm

Running The Race Against Famine

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Blog Post - Norm Benson - Feb 10 2023 - 9:53am

The Best Marijuana For Heartbreak On Valentine's Day

In the past I have talked about the GMO candy I wish they'd make for Halloween, and all of the carcinogens in a 100% Organic Non-GMO Project Thanksgiving Dinner, but today I get to talk about the best pot for Valentine's Day. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 13 2023 - 2:47pm

Airline Crashes: Your Odds Of Going Down In Flames

During my long trip to South America, which just ended (leaving me fighting with a record pile of unanswered emails, an even higher pile of laundry, and a headache for jetlag-induced sleep deprivation), I had the real pleasure to make acquaintance with a C ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Feb 21 2023 - 2:19pm

Transgender Science Is Settled Science. It Does Not Support Your Ideology, or Bans On Care.

T he scientific consensus on the causes and treatments of transgenderism are well known and settled just as much as the round Earth, the big bang, evolution, or a myriad of other things that superstitious people argue against.  As any science creator on Y ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Feb 23 2023 - 12:14am

CPAC, Michael Knowles, And The Final Solution For Transgenderism.

M ichael Knowles said at CPAC and I quote “Transgenderism must be eradicated from public life entirely”.  He would claim that he means to get people to not engage in the ideology in public.  The thing is what do you do with all of the people who are trans ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 6 2023 - 10:59am

COVID-19 Quarantine Adherence: 25% Lied About Complying, 70% Were Women

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a lot of confusion about what would help mitigate risk and what would not, and when rules seemed arbitrary (e.g. you can go to a tattoo parlor but not get a haircut) it may have caused resentment- and therefore quiet ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 7 2023 - 10:15am

NIMBY: Superficial Allies Of Sexual Minorities, Unless They're Neighbors

NIMBY- not in my back yard- is an acronym for those allies who express support for a cause, as long as it is 'somewhere else.' Wind power, for example, is well-liked by people on the coasts of the US and Norway, until government decides to actual ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 8 2023 - 9:25am

Obamacare Linked To Over-Prescribing Antibiotics

An analysis of over 4,300,000 patients in 8,119 161 primary care visits found that publicly insured people, those using the Affordable Care Act public exchanges subsidized by government, were more likely to be given inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 16 2023 - 5:31am

Remote Working Is Exporting Gentrification, And Pricing Out Locals

For eight years I have studied digital nomadism, the millennial trend for working remotely from anywhere around the world. I am often asked if it is driving gentrification. Before COVID upended the way we work, I would usually tell journalists that the nu ...

Article - The Conversation - Apr 1 2023 - 5:01am