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Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way – Video

Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way – Video

“We spend the first year teaching children to walk and talk and the rest of their lives telling them to shut up and sit down.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson Science.Mic reports that: “As host of the PBS series NOVA ScienceNow, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and both the radio show and televised versions of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson […]

Study Finds Smart Women Scare Men

Study Finds Smart Women Scare Men

Men are attracted to intelligent women – but they’re too intimidated to ask them out on dates. Researchers at the University of Buffalo, California Lutheran University and University of Texas, Austin, conducted a series of studies to see what men find desirable in women and concluded that men find the prospect of dating intelligent women […]

Scientists Seek Prosecution Of Climate Change Deniers Under RICO Statutes

Scientists Seek Prosecution Of Climate Change Deniers Under RICO Statutes

A group of scientists is circulating a letter asking the Obama administration to prosecute those skeptical of the reality of man-made climate change. The scientists are part of a non-profit organization called The Institute of Global Environment and Society. For those unfamiliar with this organization: The Institute of Global Environment and Society, Inc. (IGES) – […]

Update: How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

Update: How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

I think it’s great that I can put my money where my mouth is and make money by investing in solar projects. Back in September, I wrote about Mosaic, a forward thinking company based in Oakland, CA that puts people together with solar projects. The idea is to fund projects via crowd sourcing and pay […]