Coal Knew


It is now well established that the oil and gas industry knew that their product would have dire consequences for the climate further down the road. But what about the far older coal industry, did they know? A recently rediscovered journal article verifies that they did. Mining Congress Journal, August 1965  Below is the abstract … Read more

Nobel Prize 2018: Medicine


Once again the time of year when the most prestigious award, the Nobel Prize, spotlights individuals who have contributed to our understanding. Yesterday, Mon 1st Oct, kicked off the proceedings with the following press release details … The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 was awarded … Read more

Debunking: the non-religious are smarter than the religious

religious intelligence

A couple of days ago the UK’s Independent, and several other media outlets, have promoted this claim … Religious people are, on average, less intelligent than atheists, researchers claim.  To be clear, this posting is not simply a dig at the Independent. Other outlets ran with the same story. The International Business Times very explicitly … Read more