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Pollution and a young, surprisingly stable planet

Warning – what follows ain’t rocket science, but it is a wee bit complicated now and then. Don’t try to share with people you know are mentally challenged and buy whatever the media spews at them, unless you have the … Continue reading

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The dangers of math illiteracy

The other day, I listened and watched as my wife (a management analyst by profession, specializing in solid waste management) taught a woman in her thirties – an intelligent woman – how to calculate interest rates and loan payments. Things … Continue reading

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Military threats to the Fifty States: A nuclear attack

By Nathan Barton Back in the early 1970s, during one of the periodic flare-ups of tension in the Cold War, Reader’s Digest published a scare story. The major threat in the public eye at the time was Soviet ICBMs and … Continue reading

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