Adam Becker was invited to write about "Conclusion," a "quarterly review of science," backed by billionaire Peter Teal. The conclusion covers all interesting topics, but there is an alarming tendency not to distinguish between pseudoscience and the real one: think Omni but with a dry impersonator of academic style instead of cool paintings. So, Becker went down the rabbit (instead of paying him) and wrote a profile of the post about Undark.
A statement in italics on their head gave me a pause: "We have no ideological, political or religious programs. That seemed unusually excessive to me, so I made some digging and I came across a blog from 2014 by computer scientist Jeffrey Shalit, where he meditates on the first issue of this new science publication, adding: "strangeness is strong – very strong – with this one.
Sounds like something I'd like to like – kindly longing for strange science – but the reality of such things in 2019 is climate denial and creationism and Noam Chomsky
(The picture above is in the absence the conclusion which have a visual character screenshot, whatever it is, my own development of what Boing Boing Journal of Junk Science might well like – maybe it's time!)
Here's another nice development in sleep science today! A new study shows that young adults, like babies, sleep better when shaken. Gene University Neurologist Lawrence Bayer and his colleagues built a slightly swinging bed and used an EEG to monitor the adult's brain activity while they slept. From Science News: Study participants are asleep faster as they have been
Failure to vaccinate can cause death. Maybe it does not kill her own child that this is not unlikely, the terrible decision not to vaccinate puts at risk all people who for good reasons can not get shots. The Rocks of County Snooshish. MyNorthWest: "It's like taking a gasoline cassette and throwing a burning match in […]
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research center at the United States Department of Defense, have developed laser systems that can" to transmit different tones, music and recorded speech to a conversational volume "to certain people, without the recipient wearing special equipment. In general, the operator directs the laser to someone at a distance, and this guy hears that everyone is in the Instagram to be seen, but what separates the middle accounting of food and feed from the real influences? This is probably not an accident. Take a look at our favorite online tools designed to provide visitor advertisements for visibility, from education to application optimization. PostFly Instagram Automation If you are looking to get […]
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The Wheel. The Electric Light Bulb. Throughout history, the best technology has always been simple and elegant. This is especially true for a good pair of headphones, which should sound as if they are packing an orchestra and feel as if they are not even there. Especially hard hit this cute place are the true cordless Bluetooth Corsaer Touchwave Bluetooth Headset […]
The keyboard is one of the most loved tools and is relatively easy to learn. So why so many kids hate their piano lessons? Perhaps they were not trained on Pianoforall, an innovative but simple method that allows students to immediately discover what's great in music. Taught by pianist and therapist Robin Hall, […]