Science & Society

There's A Gender Pay Gap But It's Smaller In Occupations Dominated By Men

The wage gap between genders has always had some cultural traction but there were also always odd pockets where it was worse- including what you wouldn't have expected. Environmental groups had far more women but the wage gap between what they paid me ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 8 2022 - 1:29pm

Who Is An Idiot? Matt Walsh, Ozone Hole Denier, That's Who.

W ithout bringing up anything else Matt Walsh has talked about lately anyone around his age would know about the banning of CFC’s and the Ozone hole. The banning of CFC’s changed how we cool our houses, and how we apply deodorant or hair products. They we ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jul 20 2022 - 10:10pm

About Taiwan

“We got rich fast here,” a man in Beijing told me, “and we’re fast getting richer. Those lazy Taiwanese aren’t getting richer at all.” It is fashionable on the mainland to diss Taiwan, but – as I was too polite to inform my interlocutor – Taiwan residents ...

Article - Fred Phillips - Aug 6 2022 - 7:53pm

Nuclear Secrets Are No Longer About Science But Deployment, Readiness, And Negotiations.

E very physicist knows how nuclear weapons work. However, where our weapons are deployed, our level of readiness to use them, and what we know about other countries’ weapons and deployments would not be common knowledge. Any person with a completed underg ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Aug 13 2022 - 10:01am