At last night’s Republican debate, presidential candidate Ted Cruz declared that, “The world is getting much more dangerous. We’ve had seven years with Barack Obama in the oval office, a commander-in-chief that is unwilling even to acknowledge the enemy we’re facing. This is a president
I hated sports when I was growing up. I just plain hated them. I hated sports because I was not a coordinated kid and could never figure out the moves and skills to do well in sports. I hated sports because the kids who were
Fortunately for politicians like Marsha Blackburn, Republican voters tend to think with their amygdalas, and amygdalas don’t know how to ask critical questions.
The following are three graphs representing the change in parts per million of carbon dioxide (CO2) measured at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii from March 1958 through December 2015: All three graphs accurately represent the same data. Each is presented on a different scale. The
Here it is, right on the package. But why is the connection there in the first place? What do a condom and the dried shell of an echinoderm have in common?
The city of Milan has become so thick with toxic smog that it banned cars from its streets for six hours during the middle of the day for three days this week. Smog kills tens thousands of times more people worldwide than terrorism does. Lack
It’s a mystery: on December 10 2015, Republican Senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz introduced S. 2394, a bill with two main provisions. The first provision is to restrict U.S. employers from using the H-1B Visa system to hire non-Americans at wages lower than the
I stood, puzzled, underneath this sign in a Wegmans supermarket. I know what New Age religion is, but what is a New Age drink?
The cryptid entity of the Southern United States known as the “Black Howler” or “Ozark Howler” has gotten some notable mention lately. Wes Johnson of the Springfield News-Leader reports: “We get a lot of tips in the newsroom, but this has to be one of
“UGC is inspirational and celebratory.” This is the phrase used by a new app for that promises to give businesses a new method of data mining people’s social media posts in order to create marketing materials. Consider the possibilities for the acronym UGC. What do
Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick is posing a question on the front of his Twitter page: How about it? Do you miss George W. Bush?