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Blogging Ethics

06/30/2015 - 12:30pm
Solar power now provides roughly 1% of the world’s electricity.  It took 40 years to reach that milestone. But, as they say in tech, the first 1% is...
06/30/2015 - 12:30pm
Psychedelic substances are resurging into the popular culture in ways unrivaled since the starry-eyed, long-haired baby boomers of the 1960’s dropped...
06/30/2015 - 12:30pm
There’s a common belief that people who don’t have jobs somehow just aren’t trying hard enough, and this belief is therefore based on the idea that...
06/30/2015 - 12:30pm
Our human brains obviously needs improvement, in multiple different capacities. But - what is the most important upgrade? Increased Rationality?...
06/30/2015 - 12:30pm
A single half-day training that teaches medical clinics how to provide better birth control can radically improve outcomes for patients, cutting...
06/30/2015 - 5:00am
Vanitas (by Peter Claesz) means "emptiness" - the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of vanity.