Sex Abuse Scandal: 2,400 Doctors Implicated

Why isn’t this front page news on the NY Times and every paper in America?  Oh yes, only Catholic priests are perverts. From ABC News: More than 2,400 U.S. doctors have been sanctioned for sexually abusing their patients, according to a new report that, for the first time, surveyed records from all 50 states and […]

100+ Nobel Laureates Blast Greenpeace for Opposition to “Golden Rice”

The battle over genetically modified organisms reached fever pitch Thursday as 107 Nobel laureates signed a letter attacking the environmental group Greenpeace over its opposition to the modified crops. The letter specifically asks Greenpeace to halt its campaign against a genetically modified strain of rice, called Golden Rice, that produces more Vitamin A, an addition that supporters say would […]

The US grid is Vulnerable to Electromagnetic Pulses

Sooner or later the Sun (like the Solar Storm of  1859), or a EMP weapon will attack the grid and nothing is being done to protect it, in spite of  “a special EMP commission created by Congress offered a report in 2008 with nearly 100 concrete steps to mitigate the risk. For instance, upgrading the […]

Neanderthals built mysterious structures 175,000 BC

Amazing discovery. We also know Europeans have Neanderthal DNA, as well. Did they have rational souls? Free Will? When did humans receive that incredible gift? From The Guardian: Mysterious structures found deep inside a French cave are the work of Neanderthal builders who lived in the region more than 100,000 years before modern humans set […]

Researchers develop antibody that destroys cancer cells

This is a promising development. Hopefully, it will pan out asap. From Fox News: Scientists at Duke University have developed an antibody that targets cancer cells and triggers an immune response to kill tumors while leaving other cells unharmed. The emerging approach to cancer treatment holds promise as an alternative to existing immunotherapies that pose […]

Beware of OxyContin

  This is criminal. 3 times as many people die from drug overdoses now versus 2000. From the LA Times: The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than twice as long as generic medications. Patients would no longer have to […]

‘Sex Change’ Surgery

  From Lifesite News: Bruce Jenner and Diane Sawyer could benefit from a history lesson. I know, because I suffered through “sex change” surgery and lived as a woman for eight years. The surgery fixed nothing—it only masked and exacerbated deeper psychological problems. The beginnings of the transgender movement have gotten lost today in the push for […]

Scientific Regress

The problem with ­science is that so much of it simply isn’t. Last summer, the Open Science Collaboration announced that it had tried to replicate one hundred published psychology experiments sampled from three of the most prestigious journals in the field. Scientific claims rest on the idea that experiments repeated under nearly identical conditions ought […]

18 apocalyptic predictions Earth Day in 1970

Pass these ridiculous claims around to your friends! From the American Enterprise Institute: 1. Harvard biologist George Wald estimated that “civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.” 2. “We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world […]

Galileo And The ‘Myth’ That Won’t Go Away

  A good summary on the 400th Anniversary. From Forbes: Four hundred years ago this month, Galileo was in Rome, trying to pick up the pieces of the Catholic Church’s recent declaration that Copernican astronomy was contrary to scripture and not open for discussion. While Galileo himself had not been officially condemned, he was personally […]

Are E-Cigarettes a Healthy Way to Quit Smoking?

Thee IC believes the anti-vaping stances of California and other key states are corrupted by the fact they receive billions in cigarette taxes and after the Master Settlement Agreements they made bad deals to get advance money on the MSA. States Left With Billions In Toxic Debt https://www.propublica.org/article/how-wall-street-tobacco-deals-left-states-with-billions-in-toxic-debt From the WSJ: Smoking accounts for more than 480,000 deaths every […]