Jason Ballard

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What’s with All the Hate for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’?

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 12.09.17.<p>Time of Publication: 8:50 am. 8:50 am<p><i>Star Trek</i> …

How Not to Threaten North Korea

The country has conducted its sixth nuclear test. Is Donald Trump committing deterrence malpractice?<p>President Trump is establishing a reputation for himself at the Threatener-in-Chief. Trump has said that if Congress won’t fund his border wall, he will shut down the federal government—a threat he …

North Korea

Senate's Dirty Energy Bill Would Lock U.S. Into Fossil-Fuel Dependency for Decades

By Christian Detisch and Seth Gladstone<p>In the wake of Senate Republicans' ever-deepening debacle over their flailing attempts to strip health …

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 …

What’s the Difference Between Machine Learning and Deep Learning?

ColiN00B / Pixabay<p>Understanding how today’s AI works might seem overwhelming, but it really boils down to two concepts you probably have heard of …

What Motivates LinkedIn Users to Engage with Content? [Infographic]

LinkedIn has released a new infographic which incorporates feedback from over 9,000 LinkedIn members and provides insight into why they engage with …

Infographics

9 High-Protein Sandwiches With No Meat

In the world of meal prep and healthy lunch ideas, the humble sandwich often gets overlooked. Which is a shame, because high-quality, 100-percent …

Healthy Eating

McKinsey & Company

Featured insights<p>Interactive<p>February 2018 – To stay at the forefront of the accelerating artificial-intelligence race, business executives can study …

Innovation

Your Personality Changes When You Move to a New Place

When people move across state lines, they usually think about what their new place will be like, their new neighbors, their new town — in short, all …

Psychology

20 SEO Tools Every Smart Marketers Must Have

Today’s digital marketers manage a bunch of different projects, wear more than one hat and can be in charge of many marketing campaigns run …

Infographics

A Minimalist 1930s Apartment with Iconic Views of New York City

Architect David Davis and his hotelier husband give an old apartment a new, refreshingly modern life<p>When architect David Davis, managing principal of New York’s Rottet Studio, visited the estate sale of a two-bedroom apartment in a 1930s building in midtown Manhattan, he knew he’d found his next …

Hey, Republicans! Still want Trump to pick the next Supreme Court justice?

×<p>Tag History<p>2016 created by Joan McCarter at 09/30/2016 08:06 AM<br>• 2016 Senate created by Joan McCarter at 09/30/2016 08:06 AM<br>• 2016 Republicans Senate …

How ‘Deplorable’ Are Trump Voters? What the Data Reveal

<i>This article</i> <i>first appeared on the London School of Economics site.</i><p>Several blogs have characterized Trumpistas as either authoritarian or …

Machiavelli's Ethics // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

To the casual reader, the title of this book may seem ironic, oxymoronic, or, worse still, a joke. After all, Machiavelli is commonly regarded as the …

Philosophy

Spot the WEIRDo

Too much research is done on Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich and Democratic students. Can science widen its base?<i>By Robert Colvile</i>Read at Aeon

Psychology

Nick Saban Says He Would Recruit Openly Gay Player at Alabama

Few college football head coaches have enjoyed more success than Nick Saban. So when the Alabama head coach speaks, people listen. That's why his comments about being willing to recruit an openly gay player to join the Crimson Tide are important.<p>Antonya English of the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> provided part …

DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics

For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation's war on drugs.<p>Lately, however, the Drug Enforcement Administration has found itself under attack in<p>Congressas it holds its ground against …

Cannabis

Busting the Myth: Examining CO2 versus Butane Extraction

The basis of anecdotal controversy continues about the use of hydrocarbons versus carbon dioxide. It is important to note that hydrocarbons span a …

Shooting Sports

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs

The sad truth: You can crunch yourself into a coma and still have ab flab. If you really want a sleek, sexy midriff, you've got to tweak your diet. …

Nutrition

Medieval Law and Order

Once Henry II became king, the legal system in England improved as Henry sent out London judges of his own to hear cases all through England’s …

Crime