Q&A on the Nature of Miracles and Evidence

Q&A on the Nature of Miracles and Evidence

What’s a miracle, and how would we know if we found one?

The U.S. is the Perfect Test Bed for Gun Reform

The U.S. is the Perfect Test Bed for Gun Reform

The only way to find out whether foreign gun control policies would work here is to give them a chance.

A nurse prepares an injection of the influenza vaccine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts January 10, 2013. With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency January 9 as authorities around the United States scrambled to cope with a rising number of patients. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) - RTR3CANY

Your Doctor Recommended the Flu Vaccine For a Reason—It Saves Lives

Going against the science of vaccination isn’t merely a personal decision. It’s a public health risk.

Small Changes in Temperature Matter — Probably More Than You Think

Small Changes in Temperature Matter — Probably More Than You Think

Addressing the common misconception that a few degrees constitutes a “small” change in temperature. It doesn’t.

Climate Change Carries Great Risks, But New York Mag Story Goes Too Far

Climate Change Carries Great Risks, But New York Mag Story Goes Too Far

Downplaying the risks associated with climate change is a problem. So are overstatement and exaggeration.


SCIENCE

A nurse prepares an injection of the influenza vaccine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts January 10, 2013. With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency January 9 as authorities around the United States scrambled to cope with a rising number of patients. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) - RTR3CANY

Your Doctor Recommended the Flu Vaccine For a Reason—It Saves Lives

Going against the science of vaccination isn’t merely a personal decision. It’s a public health risk.

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REVIEWS

REVIEW: Sharp Objects

REVIEW: Sharp Objects

Flynn’s debut novel is arguably her darkest to date, and spiked with plot twists and cruel women.

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HD

4K: What You’re Not Missing

4K: What You’re Not Missing

For most real-world viewing outside the theater, 4K offers marginal benefits at best.

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MOBILE

Google Goes Vertical in Street View Update

Google Goes Vertical in Street View Update

Google scales the steepest climbs on earth with its latest major update to Street View. Everest, Kilimanjaro and other peaks of the Seven Summits are now available in full panoramic detail.

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Recent Posts

Q&A on the Nature of Miracles and Evidence

Q&A on the Nature of Miracles and Evidence

What’s a miracle, and how would we know if we found one?

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The U.S. is the Perfect Test Bed for Gun Reform

The U.S. is the Perfect Test Bed for Gun Reform

The only way to find out whether foreign gun control policies would work here is to give them a chance.

read more

Your Doctor Recommended the Flu Vaccine For a Reason—It Saves Lives

A nurse prepares an injection of the influenza vaccine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts January 10, 2013. With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency January 9 as authorities around the United States scrambled to cope with a rising number of patients. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) - RTR3CANY

Going against the science of vaccination isn’t merely a personal decision. It’s a public health risk.

read more

Small Changes in Temperature Matter — Probably More Than You Think

Small Changes in Temperature Matter — Probably More Than You Think

Addressing the common misconception that a few degrees constitutes a “small” change in temperature. It doesn’t.

read more

Climate Change Carries Great Risks, But New York Mag Story Goes Too Far

Climate Change Carries Great Risks, But New York Mag Story Goes Too Far

Downplaying the risks associated with climate change is a problem. So are overstatement and exaggeration.

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Caged in the Present as Democracy Wanes

Caged in the Present as Democracy Wanes

Remembering our past skirmishes with authoritarian movements can aid us in preserving the freedoms we take for granted in the present.

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Leaving the Paris Pact Puts America Last

Leaving the Paris Pact Puts America Last

The Trump administration’s decision to cancel the Paris deal endangers our planet, our economy, and our international standing.

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Conservative and Evangelical Voices Rally for Climate Action

Conservative and Evangelical Voices Rally for Climate Action

Meet the conservative and evangelical voices hoping to jump-start action on climate.

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REVIEW: Sharp Objects

REVIEW: Sharp Objects

Flynn’s debut novel is arguably her darkest to date, and spiked with plot twists and cruel women.

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The Science of Why People Reject Science

The Science of Why People Reject Science

When it comes to belief formation, does cultural identity matter more than facts? Here’s what the social science says.

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New Interfaith Venture Focusing on Jesus

New Interfaith Venture Focusing on Jesus

An atheist and a pastor have launched an interfaith adventure to explore the figure of Jesus Christ.

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Substitutionary Theology Is Not a Good Look

Drought

Exploring some problems and implications with penal substitutionary atonement (PSA) theology, a common view among American evangelicals today.

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