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Ignoring Science Leads To The Crumbling Of Society, Says Viral Pro-Science Video (VIDEO)

Ignoring Science Leads To The Crumbling Of Society, Says Viral Pro-Science Video (VIDEO)

Did you know the bailout of the big banks cost as much as funding NASA for 50 years?

by Sarah Burris· · Current Issues, News
Fox gets it wrong again

Fox Uses Blog Post As Source on 9/11 College Course, Because Actual Research Is Too Hard (VIDEO)

A college freshman blogged about one of his courses. That was enough for Fox to turn it into a scandal. Research? Don’t be silly! This is Fox we’re talking about.

by T. Steelman· · Current Issues, News
How The Right Thinks Google Is Gonna Rig The Election For Hillary

How The Right Thinks Google Is Gonna Rig The Election For Hillary

The right wing thinks the fix is already in.

by Oliver Willis· · News
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The Link Between Long-Term Cell Phone Use And Brain Cancer (VIDEO)

Between 2002 and 2011, the rate of brain tumors jumped from 14.8 per 100,000 people to 21.42 per 100,000 people. That’s a huge increase. Could cell phones be the cause?

by Randa Morris· · News
Research Suggests That Even Mild Air Pollution Can Cause Brain Deterioration

Research Suggests That Even Mild Air Pollution Can Cause Brain Deterioration

Maybe this is why Republicans want to destroy the EPA.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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This Is Why The NRA Absolutely Hates It When Real Scientists Study Gun Violence

The NRA’s been stifling research into gun violence for 20 years. This is why.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
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New Harvard Study Concludes Bleeding-Heart Liberals Beat Conservatives In Longevity All Day Long

The recent study’s results were actually quite a surprise considering past research.

by Dylan Hock· · News
A map of a portion of southwest Greenland. The star marks the location of a drained subsurface lake discovered by Ian Howat of The Ohio State University and his team. Image by Ian Howat, courtesy of The Ohio State University.

Researchers Made A Discovery That Changes Everything We Know About Greenland’s Melting Ice

It is discoveries like this that should shut up climate change deniers.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Your Reaction To An Image Of Maggots Might Determine If You Are Liberal Or Conservative

Some surprising research has come out of Virginia Tech. A group of international scientists has discovered that your brain’s response to disgusting images might be able to predict whether you are a liberal or conservative.  The findings will be published in an upcoming issue of Current Biology.  Participants in the […]

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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New Science Says Showing White People How Racist Something is Makes Them More Racist

There are more African-American men in prison today than were enslaved in the United States when slavery was legal. Shocking information right? Does this sound like the kind of thing that might motivate people to eliminate this appalling injustice of the prison industrial complex? Nope. In fact a new study […]

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Free Markets Fail To Prosper – History Shows That Government Is Key To True Growth

Free Markets Fail To Prosper – History Shows That Government Is Key To True Growth

The US’s gutting of public research and development has caused our economy to lag behind, and now we face being rendered obsolete.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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New Research Shows Great Recession Linked To 10,000 Suicides

Suicide rates spiked during the recession.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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What Do You Know About Food Stamps? Another US Congressman Fights Cuts, Takes The Challenge (VIDEO)

US Rep. takes the SNAP/Food Stamps challenge: ‘There goes the yogurt. There goes a bunch of protein with the nuts, down to two apples for the week …’

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
New Study Shows That Forced Ultrasounds Do Not Deter Women From Having Abortions

New Study Shows That Forced Ultrasounds Do Not Deter Women From Having Abortions

Conservatives in states across the nation have been pushing laws in the belief that women will change their minds about having an abortion. But do these laws actually work?

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Did The New Powerball Winner Just Win A Whole Lot Of Happiness?

Did The New Powerball Winner Just Win A Whole Lot Of Happiness?

Money does increase happiness, but only to a point — and that point is lower than you may think.

by David Pakman· · News
Citizen Fracking Alarm ‘Emotional,’ Not ‘Logical,’ Claims Partisan N.C. Fracking Chairman

Citizen Fracking Alarm ‘Emotional,’ Not ‘Logical,’ Claims Partisan N.C. Fracking Chairman

N.C. Fracking Chairman would rather people get hit in the head by ‘meteorites’ before admitting to the dangers of fracking pollutants.