Jason Deibel

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Our theocracy nightmare: President Palin’s martial law | Salon.com

Of course, it was not. What was new here was the remarkable cognitive shift required for the states’-rights and individual-freedom-loving opinion makers of F3 to now show unbridled enthusiasm for <i>federal</i> usurpation of fundamental state prerogatives, suspension of the Bill of Rights (including, …

Graduation Rates Are Not the Only Measure of Educational Success

I never tire of the ceremony of a college graduation. This past week, attending my daughter's graduation from Johns Hopkins University, I watched a thousand young men and women begin the next step of their life journeys. A thousand students, from literally every corner of the globe, walked across …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

'hunt down jargon and kill it'

<b>What's a good science story?</b><p>A good science story is like any other good story: it has tension and movement; it has conflicts the reader can relate …

Are US teachers ready for science standards?

<b>MICHIGAN STATE (US) —</b> America’s K-12 teachers are not fully prepared to meet a new set of science standards that call for more hands-on learning, …

Are those tiny gold particles bad for you?

<b>STONY BROOK (US) —</b> Pure gold nanoparticles found in everyday items such as personal care products can inhibit fat storage, slow wound healing, and …

Robert Ballard: 50 Years Exploring Deep Waters

Deep-sea voyager Robert Ballard has discovered everything from 10-foot-tall tube worms to the Titanic on his ocean expeditions around the world. Ballard discusses his underwater finds and how new robotic technology allows scientists to explore the sea from ashore. <i>This interview was originally</i> …