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For the national parks, love isn't enough

Americans love their national parks. Last year, these lands attracted 331 million people — a record number and an increase of 7.7 percent over 2015. But that love is a mixed blessing for the parks.<p>Visitors expect to be provided with roads, bridges, trails, restrooms, campgrounds, water fountains …

Framing

Insect Armageddon

There is alarming new evidence that insect populations worldwide are in rapid decline. As Prof. Dave Goulson of the University of Sussex, a co-author of a new insect study, put it, we are “on course for ecological Armageddon” because “if we lose the insects, then everything is going to …

Ecology

Checking My Male Privilege

With the recent rash of high-profile accusations of sexual harassment and assault — from Harvey Weinstein to George H. W. Bush to Mark Halperin — I found myself feeling shocked at the pervasiveness of this sort of behavior, and embarrassed that I was shocked.<p>After all, I know all the data.<p>According …

Sexual Harassment
Health Care
Health Care
Health Care

Illinois vs. the opioid epidemic

The epidemic of opioid overdose deaths has been geographically lopsided. West Virginia has the highest rate, followed by New Hampshire, Ohio and Kentucky. Illinois’ rate is one-third of West Virginia’s, but that’s only modest comfort. Last year, 1,889 people died from opioid overdoses in …

New Hampshire
Political Science
Title IX

Don’t buy all the PR-style hooey about ‘dreamers’

<i>Mickey Kaus, author of “The End of Equality,” writes at kausfiles.com.</i><p>Who wants to deport “dreamers”? Not many people, it turns out. Even veteran immigration restrictionists seem willing to legalize this subset of undocumented immigrants if it is part of a package deal. That’s true even though a …

Immigration

Surprising Number Of Americans Don't Believe In Evolution (VIDEO)

One in three Americans doesn't believe in evolution, according to new survey results from the Pew Research Center.<p>The results, released Monday in report on views about human evolution, show that 33 percent of Americans think "humans and other living things have existed in their present form since …

Inherit the Wind: An Historical Analysis

The film and play of the most publicized creation/evolution trial of all time are seriously biased and inaccurate.<p>Rarely does a year go by that the …

101 Reasons Why Evolution is True

<i>These reasons will work from the general to the specific. I’ve used links to articles in Wikipedia as much as possible because Wiki articles are</i> …

Ten Major Court Cases about Evolution and Creationism

1. In 1968, in <b>Epperson v. Arkansas</b>, the United States Supreme Court invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution. The …

Education

U.S. Lags World in Grasp of Genetics and Acceptance of Evolution

A comparison of peoples' views in 34 countries finds that the United States ranks near the bottom when it comes to public acceptance of evolution. …

Michigan State University

Probing Question: Why is teaching evolution still controversial?

Penn State political scientists Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer explain that, despite 40 years of court cases ruling against teaching creationism in …

Hypnosis: Real or wack?

Hypnosis and Mental Health

Dr. Weil - Integrative Medicine, Healthy Lifestyles & Happiness

"As a practitioner and teacher of integrative medicine for the last thirty years, it has been my personal mission to drive research, education, and …

Hypnosis, Memory and the Brain

Hypnosis has long been considered a valuable technique for recreating and then studying puzzling psychological phenomena. A classic example of this …

The Brain

General Info Task Force Template

This shift in consciousness enables us to tap into many of our natural abilities and allows us to make change more quickly. Because hypnosis allows …

Hypnosis

Hypnosis real or fake

What aspects of hypnosis are real?<p>I've dabbled in hypnosis myself. I've done some of the simple mind tricks like made people lose their balance, be …

Skeptical about hypnosis – Uncommon Knowledge

Skeptical about hypnosis?<p>Home > Psychology Articles > Hypnosis and hypnotherapy > <b>Skeptical about hypnosis</b><p>If you are skeptical about hypnosis you are …

hypnosis - The Skeptic's Dictionary

From Abracadabra to Zombies | View All<p>hypnosis<p>Hypnosis and the placebo effect are "so heavily reliant upon the effects of suggestion and belief that …

Psychology