Critical Thinking: How and Why

Learning isn’t what it used to be. Jobs aren’t either. With the ubiquity of our cell phones, which often masquerade as an added appendage, up-to-date knowledge is no longer something that can be memorized. Subjects that at one point were thought to be settled, like history, today are updated at an unprecedented rate. Now, the ability…

Saving Daylight?

  The pain of losing an hour, only to gain it back later in the year might be worth it if we thought we were being more energy efficient. Modern governments like to use that idea as the support behind continuing this practice. [1]  But where did that idea come from and is there really…

Recycling, a Solution, or an Excuse?

Garbage is an overwhelming problem for humans. We invent awesome things then, before we know it, we have no use for them and trash them. Recycling has kept some of the garbage we produce from stagnating underneath unnatural ski hills in our cities. Recycling has even turned into a source of revenue for some cities, according…

Space: The Future of Humanity or Over-Hyped Diversion?

Space: the Final Frontier, as they say. We are getting closer every year to making space travel as accessible as diving under the waves, or jumping out of a plane. Beyond the entertainment of those with means, does space travel have any thing to contribute to the rest of us, or to the human race…

Statistics and Research

on my search for truth and answers on topics that matter how do I know I can trust the information I find?