Science

Has Science Discovered a Cure for Obesity?

Has Science Discovered a Cure for Obesity?

Or at least a strategy? 

Climate Change Fears of Teen Activist Are Empirically Baseless

Climate Change Fears of Teen Activist Are Empirically Baseless

Teenage sensation climate-activist Greta Thunberg talks a big emotionally-fraught game, but her claims aren't backed up by the data.

‘Batwoman’ Actress Ruby Rose Is Happy She Didn’t Transition to a Man

‘Batwoman’ Actress Ruby Rose Is Happy She Didn’t Transition to a Man

When is the right time for those struggling with gender dysphoria to transition? Sometimes the answer is never.

Teens With Strong Family Ties Can Ward Off Depression

Teens With Strong Family Ties Can Ward Off Depression

Social Demographers: 'Mental health benefits of cohesive family relationships during adolescence last through midlife.'

I Spent a Year as a Trans Man. Doctors Failed Me at Every Turn.

I Spent a Year as a Trans Man. Doctors Failed Me at Every Turn.

This is the story of one transgender man's affliction at the hands of careless medical professionals.

There’s Nothing Fake About the Dangers of Transgender Medications

There’s Nothing Fake About the Dangers of Transgender Medications

Austrailia: 'Transgender transitions are not justified by biological plausibility or proof of effect, but by the opinion of doctors running clinics.'

Trump, Greta, and the Faint Heartbeat of American Humor

Trump, Greta, and the Faint Heartbeat of American Humor

A few people still know how to laugh at themselves and others.

Expensive and Dangerous: Our Epidemic of Prescription Meds

Expensive and Dangerous: Our Epidemic of Prescription Meds

Many Americans are drowning in anxiety, and swimming against a tide of drugs. Should we think again about more holistic solutions to our health problems?

Child Hostages Obey Their Climate Captors

Child Hostages Obey Their Climate Captors

The emotional, physical, and intellectual damage wrought by the climate change movement now is coming into clear view. It’s an outcome that should enrage every parent.

Begotten, Not Made: Revisiting the Morality of Surrogacy

Begotten, Not Made: Revisiting the Morality of Surrogacy

Should we respond to the pain of infertility by making some mothers into birthers? What are the consequences for defining mother or child?

U.N. Climate Chief: Stop Worrying and Have Children

U.N. Climate Chief: Stop Worrying and Have Children

Should people stop having children? Even the bigwigs at the United Nations climate agency are starting to be concerned about the climate alarmism.

Fake Meat Is Just Part of the Movement Toward Artificial Everything

Fake Meat Is Just Part of the Movement Toward Artificial Everything

In the brave new world of artificial everything, anything is possible.

 

Why Transhumanists’ Quest for Earthly Immortality is Misguided

Why Transhumanists’ Quest for Earthly Immortality is Misguided

A classic children's novel questions the central tenant of transhumanism. 

Could the Green New Deal Create More Climate Victims Than It Saves?

Could the Green New Deal Create More Climate Victims Than It Saves?

A lot of human society is based around fossil fuels. What would the consequence be if we eliminated them?

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind - That's a Problem

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind - That's a Problem

Facebook and Neuralink are hoping to be able to read or directly connect to your brain. This presents a whole set of ethical problems.

Mass Shootings Aren’t Growing More Common – and Evidence Contradicts Common Stereotypes About the Killers

Mass Shootings Aren’t Growing More Common – and Evidence Contradicts Common Stereotypes About the Killers

When 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine more were killed in Dayton, Ohio, roughly 12 hours later, responses to the tragedy included many of the same myths and stereotypes Americans have grown used to hearing in the wake of a mass shooting.

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from 'Dangerous' Medical Advice

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from 'Dangerous' Medical Advice

For their unorthodox views, some physicians are being treated as medical heretics. Google’s search engine algorithm has essentially ended traffic to their websites.

Apocalypse Now: Be Careful What You Wish For

Apocalypse Now: Be Careful What You Wish For

We must look back at Nagasaki and Hiroshima, and say, “Never again.”

Why Baby Strikes Won't Save the Planet

Why Baby Strikes Won't Save the Planet

Before you choose to birth strike for the uncertain good of the planet, it might be wise to consider these almost-certain truths.

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

Online video is contributing to both moral and environmental pollution.

Lyme, Not Lime: How to Help Those Wrestling With the Bizarre Disease

Lyme, Not Lime: How to Help Those Wrestling With the Bizarre Disease

It is not only the medical community who have been ignorant in diagnosing the disease. Family and friends have a hard time visualizing the symptoms of Lyme, and thus have a difficulty understanding the true debilitating nature of the illness.

The Secret Lives of Robopets

The Secret Lives of Robopets

Robotic pets will doubtless be delightful. But they may sharpen rather than blunt our increasing isolation.

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

“Contraceptives are the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation ever created.”

Did We Mishear Neil Armstrong’s Famous First Words on the Moon?

Did We Mishear Neil Armstrong’s Famous First Words on the Moon?

As he took his first steps, he uttered words that would be written into history books for generations to come: “That’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.”

Could Hormonal Contraception Be on Its Way Out?

Could Hormonal Contraception Be on Its Way Out?

Natural fertility takes over the App Store.

The Bystander Effect: Myth or Fact?

The Bystander Effect: Myth or Fact?

Statistics show there may exist more Good Samaritans than many believe, thus forcing us to rethink the Bystander Effect. 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s Been a Year, and What a Year It’s Been

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s Been a Year, and What a Year It’s Been

Here are seven highlights from her campaign and time in Congress over the past year.

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