“These assholes don’t even know what the word ‘theory’ means…” — Penn Jillette They are preaching to the converted here, so I’m not sure they are going to change anyone’s mind with it… but God help me, it’s funny.
In a New York Times debate the question is, “Should candidates have to pass a civics test?” Here’s an answer by Dan Schnur: The only thing worse than electing an unqualified candidate would be empowering someone to decide who is qualified. That’s sort of obvious, as I don’t think anyone is serious about requiring such… [Read More]
NASA has added another kick ass curriculum idea for teachers. This time it’s on life in the universe. Time to bring the science into science fiction! The Life in the Universe curriculum is a unique set of resources, for elementary and middle school teachers, designed to bring the excitement of searching for life beyond Earth… [Read More]
It has been known in anthropology for some time that the more power young men have in a society, the more warlike it is. There is in fact a threshold of young male population after which wars are all but inevitable. Having a society where older males and women as a group outnumber young men… [Read More]