Category Archives: Opinion

Anti-Vax Activists Are Trying to Dox a 12-Year-Old Budding Scientist They Think Is a ‘Hoax’

The anti-vaccine movement has met its newest foe, and it is a 12-year-old boy who loves lizards. Several anti-vax organizations have been pooling their collective intellectual powers for weeks to try to debunk, discredit, or “unmask” Marco Arturo, a budding … Continue reading

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Anti-Vaccination Mom Changes Mind After All Three Kids Contract Rotavirus

Kristen O’Meara, a teacher who lives just outside of Chicago, decided not to vaccinate her three daughters when they were born, citing belief in scientifically unsound anti-vaccination “research.” She has since changed her mind after her daughters (who are all … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart Donald Trump ‘man baby’ video | BGR

Oh, Jon Stewart. How we have missed you. The former host of The Daily Show has been retired for months now, but that doesn’t mean he’s not following the news. In particular, he seems to… Source: Jon Stewart Donald Trump ‘man … Continue reading

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Artwork – Science Festival

Please help support my niece by voting for her picture (shown above #12). She worked very hard and we are very proud of her. Thank You , [STR] Directions for voting: Choose your favorite picture from the gallery of artwork … Continue reading

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Read Roald Dahl’s Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988)

Roald Dahl – author of such books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda – lost his eldest daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962. Twenty-six years later, he penned a cogent and gut-wrenching plea … Continue reading

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Obama’s Community-Broadband Plan: 4 Ways to Understand His State of the Union Pitch

You’re going to hear words in tonight’s State of the Union address about “community broadband,” Internet connections built by cities or counties for their citizens. After the State of the Union, if you stay tuned in to the news, you … Continue reading

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Please don’t use these passwords. Sincerely, the Internet

Think you’re protected from web attacks with your strong passwords? When hackers seize control of computers to create botnets, they can cause plenty of collateral damage, and their ticket in is often stupid-simple: terrible passwords. SplashData has just released its … Continue reading

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