Lisa Hubert

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10 Greatest Ideas in the History of Science

While science often moves forward in awkward leaps and bounds, Peter Atkins compiled a list of 10 concepts that are considered "so rock solid, that …

Can Parents Choose to Have Gay Children?

The research on this is still rapidly evolving, but some genetic component to sexuality will be found. There clearly is some hormonal component in …

We Need to Stop Lying to Gay Kids

Gay lesbian teenagers, LGBT teenagers are lied to about what it is to be a gay or lesbian or bi or trans. They’re misinformed. They’re not just …

How Mindfulness Meditation Works

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Mindfulness meditation, a process through which the practitioner becomes more aware of his or her own thoughts and …

Are You Out of Your Element? (with Sir Ken Robinson)

Sir Ken Robinson’s speech on how schools are killing creativity is the most popular TED talk of all time. A creativity expert and globally recognized …

16 very good reasons to get a shiny new feed reader

At the turn of the century when the internet first began to blow up, a wonderful technology emerged called <i>Rich Site Summary</i>, now more commonly known …

Why You Should Never Hit Your Dog

<i>This post originally appeared in the Newton blog on RealClearScience. You can read the original here.</i><p>"Bad dog! Bad dog!"<p>Even if you're not a dog …

Life Expectancy Is Up, But Healthy Life Expectancy Is Down

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Over the past two decades, the lifespan of the average American has increased by three years, to 78.2, which means an …

Two Neuropsychologist-Approved Stress Relievers

Stress to a certain degree is unavoidable in the workplace and in a daily life. And so I think a general principle is that even if stress is …

How Religious Neighbors Are Better Neighbors

How does religion affects citizenship and American democracy?<p>One of the surprises we discovered is that religious Americans are better neighbors and …

Some Personal Reflections on the Socratic Teaching Method

Martin Heidegger called Socrates “the purest thinker” in the West, which, I gather, doesn’t necessarily mean the best thinker. The sign of Socrates’ …

Giant Viruses May Be a New Domain of Life

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>A pair of French scientists have discovered record-breaking viruses that are larger than many bacteria and even some …

The Floating University Recognized Among Top Mobile Resources

"The Floating University aims to change the way higher education works by changing how college is structured," writes BestOnlineUniversities, which …

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