From frankenfruit to corn that is sentient, everyone knows the dangers of GMO foods are real! Here are five reasons why you might avoid GMOs: 1. The idea of children needlessly being blind and dying is appealing to you. Approximately 250 million (yes, 250,000,000) children have a Vitamin A deficiency. Of those, 250,000 to 500,000…Read More
Tony Perkins is the president of the Family Research Council, which is a Christian conservative policy and lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C. The Family Research council supports things like "family values" and actively lobbies against equal rights for LGTBQ individuals, abortion, stem-cell research, and even pornography. Perkins was recently on a Politico podcast, and…Read More
By Dan | January 22, 2018 | Category Science!
We're just barely three weeks into 2018, and already we have weird things happening. No, I'm not talking about the government shutdown or cute penguins jumping into research boats or things exploding in the sky over Detroit. I'm talking about the 'Tide Pod Challenge.' The history of the Tide Pod Challenge meme is not as…Read More
If you're unfamiliar with Adam Ruins Everything, the basic premise is to debunk popular pseudoscience in an entertaining and fun manner. The show is hosted by Adam Conover, who formerly had a series on CollegeHumor.com by the same name as his show on truTV. The show is fast-paced and information-dense, and even provides citations for…Read More
By Staff | January 18, 2018 | Category Medical
Cancer is horrible. From the idea that your own body is working to kill itself to the treatments currently available, there's absolutely nothing good about cancer. But a new treatment using your body's own modified immune cells shows an area of promise in cancer treatments, meaning cancer survivors would possibly have fewer long-term side effects…Read More
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, the UK Met Office, and other groups that monitor the planet's thermostat, 2017 was by far the warmest year to occur without an El Niño event, which can boost ocean and air temperatures and was partly responsible for propelling 2016 to the top spot on the…Read More