Science

It was hiding in plain sight

A New Bird has been Discovered

This is an artist's rendition of the proposed Scytalopus krabbei, just now confirmed through genetic analysis as a new species -- pending the IOU's final approval-- within the tapaculo group of the perching birds (passerine). They are rarely ever seen, their presence generally only ever made known through their calls, live in the Andes, and...
The Doomsday Clock is at 100 seconds to midnight

What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us

Italian ICU My deepest hope is that when the dust has settled from this pandemic, the planet of humans will have moved closer to working together on all things that threaten our momentary existence in the cosmos. When you get...
VRM: Vaccine Toxicity – Middle Ear Infections and Autism REFUTED

pseudoscience

My youngest is doing currently doing his Junior Year at Berklee College of Music The following is his paper on Joel Lord's article VRM: Vaccine Toxicity – Middle Ear Infections and Autism. It may be the best (yea ok, I might be a tiny...
It was hiding in plain sight

A New Bird has been Discovered

This is an artist's rendition of the proposed Scytalopus krabbei, just now confirmed through genetic analysis as a new species -- pending the IOU's final approval-- within the tapaculo group of the perching birds (passerine). They are rarely ever seen,...
The Doomsday Clock is at 100 seconds to midnight

What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us

Italian ICU My deepest hope is that when the dust has settled from this pandemic, the planet of humans will have moved closer to working together on all things that threaten our momentary existence in the cosmos. When you get...
VRM: Vaccine Toxicity – Middle Ear Infections and Autism REFUTED

pseudoscience

My youngest is doing currently doing his Junior Year at Berklee College of Music The following is his paper on Joel Lord's article VRM: Vaccine Toxicity – Middle Ear Infections and Autism. It may be the best (yea ok, I might be a tiny...
Humans increase efficiency with a robotic arm

ROBOTICS IN ASCENDANCY

Whaddaya mean, “Us,” Human...? Thias takeoff on that old Lone Ranger/Tonto joke may soon seem applicable to the ever-evolving interface between robots and humans. As far back as 1994, I recall being startled by a self-directed, rolling carrier in...
A Trek Through San Diego’s Big Three

NOBODY ASKED THE ANIMALS

In three weeks’ time, I visited three of San Diego’s biggest tourist attractions – the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and SeaWorld of San Diego. After battling crowds on weekends and battling smaller crowds on weekdays...
The amazing natural internet of a forest

Yackity Yak Please Talk Back

Have had a crush on this amazing Canadian scientist for the 15 years that I've followed her work. If you spend a little time with her in this Ted Talk, you'll see why. You can also just read the transcript...