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In anti-gun fever, media misses some crucial facts

Gun control advocates often bank on scaring people into supporting their agenda. That’s how they’re fighting a “reciprocity” bill that requires …

Guns

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Mathematics

Science or silence? My battle to question doomsayers about the Great Barrier Reef

Around the world, people have heard about the impending extinction of the Great Barrier Reef: some 133,000 square miles of magnificent coral stretching for 1,400 miles off the northeast coast of Australia.<p>The reef is supposedly almost dead from the combined effects of a warming climate, nutrient …

Great Barrier Reef

These wirelessly-powered AA batteries pull energy from thin air

Did you know that more than 3 billion batteries are thrown away every year in the United States? The Cota Forever Battery is the world’s first …

All that kneeling ignores the real cause of soaring black homicides

The FBI released its official crime tally for 2016 on Monday, and the data flies in the face of the rhetoric that professional athletes rehearsed in …

In Interview, Top Indonesian Muslim Scholar Says Stop Pretending That Orthodox Islam and Violence Aren't Linked

Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, has a constitution that recognizes other major religions, and practices a syncretic form of …

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

From Prototype to Production: 3 Things You Must Do

There's no substitute for research. Your success depends on knowing what it costs to create your product and finding the best way to build it.<p>Creating new hardware products is hard. No surprise there. Every step along the way has its own pitfalls: idea, proof of concept, functional prototype, …

The Dirty Little Secret of Gun Cleaning

I’m the gun guy in the neighborhood, and my gunsmith shop is the first stop when somebody is having gun troubles—often an accurate rifle that …

Meet “Design Systems”, A New Smashing Book

It’s ready, and it’s shipping. We’re <i>very</i> proud to release a brand new Smashing book: “Design Systems” by Alla Kholmatova’s — our new practical guide …

UX Design

Spot the Flaw in a Politician's Argument With This Guide to Logical Fallacies

Humans are biased. We remember things that confirm our beliefs more than things that don’t. And every day, we’re presented with new information and …

Can science prove the existence of God?

And, whether you believe or not, can you approach the question without a preconceived answer coloring your analysis?<p><i>“It’s so easy to become a</i> …

Voter Fraud Is Real. Here’s The Proof

This week, liberals have been repeating their frequent claim that voter fraud doesn’t exist. A recent Salon article argues that “voter fraud just …

LIFE AFTER DEATH: Scientists reveal shock findings from groundbreaking study

GETTYScientists say that there is life after death<p>In a large scale study of more than 2,000 people, British boffins confirmed that thoughts DO carry …

Fun with Logical Fallacies

We came across a cool book recently called Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies, by a social psychologist …

Critical Thinking