Archive for October, 2017

October 22, 2017

One in Six Deaths Each Year Is Thanks to Pollution

More than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined.

Source: One in Six Deaths Each Year Is Thanks to Pollution

October 21, 2017

How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

Social networks train us to focus on images and emotions, sapping the quest for knowledge.

Source: How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

October 21, 2017

Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

Opinion: The company had one job, and it failed. It deserves to be dissolved.

Source: Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

October 20, 2017

Computing the Probability of God

Wouldn’t it be great to find a simple equation that computes the likelihood of the God claim? One author claims to have just such an equation and (surprise!) has concluded that God is indeed likely.

Source: Computing the Probability of God

October 20, 2017

I Let My Husband Rape Me, and Here’s Why…

I’ve spent the last few weeks wondering if I should own this story or if I’ve said too much, but I think it’s time we have a very open and honest discussion about domestic […]

Source: I Let My Husband Rape Me, and Here’s Why…

October 19, 2017

October 11, 2017

Autonomous cars without human drivers will be allowed on California roads starting next year