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Greenland Ice Melt, 2016, compared to average and typical values for 1981-2010, source NSIDC

Greenland Ice Melt Spikes Far Beyond Normal in April 2016

In scientific assessment of variation, a typical broad measurement of what’s normally expected is the range between 2 standard deviations above the mean and 2 standard deviations below the mean.  In a normal distribution of events, 95% of events will have measurements within +/- 2

religious corporal punishment

Spare The Rod, Spoil The Anti-Social Aggression

The more often children are spanked, the more likely they are to continue to defy their parents in the short term, and to exhibit anti-social behavior, aggression, mental health problems, and cognitive difficulties in the long term.

Black Male In America

Black Male in America: No Help Here

Want to know what it’s like being a black male in America who needs help?  Ask Uri Gneezy, John List, and Michael K. Price. These researchers completed work for the National Bureau of Economic Research published as Paper #17855 in an ongoing series.  Titled “Toward

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!