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

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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

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/11/16458850/self-driving-car-california-dmv-regulations