The Backyard Scientist celebrates 10 years of dangerous experiments – and perhaps the fact that he’s still in one piece – by recreating his first video, using various methods to make a propane-filled balloon explode.
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. With the debate over deworming in danger of overtaking actual worms in terms of lost productivity, a reminder that much arguing about what analysis methods were chosen can be solved with … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Mosquitoes are more than a summertime nuisance in many areas of the world. They can transmit dangerous diseases like yellow fever and malaria when they siphon off your blood. Most methods of control […]
A state board revoked the license of a former U.S. Army doctor on Friday, finding that he plied students with hypnotic drugs during battlefield-trauma training and performed dangerous procedures, including intentionally inducing shock. The doctor, John Henry Hagmann, was cited for training he...
Many parents have resorted to publicly shaming their children via social media as a form of punishment for bad behavior. However, the controversial disciplinary method has received mixed opinions. While some people feel the punishment...Show More Summary
There's more than one way to kill a cane toad. And in Australia, where they represent a persistent and dangerous invasive species, it's important to have at least one method at the ready. A new study promises that an old method -- currently condemned for supposedly causing pain -- is actually as humane as toad killing can get.Read full article >>
WHEN states began using lethal injection to execute criminals in the late 1970s, the idea was to make state killing more humane. This method allowed states to retire their electric chairs, and it was quietly effective for a couple of decades. Show More Summary
Michael Fassbender is one fassinating actor. We first set our sights on the sexy Irishman when he bared it all as a sex addict in Shame. Then he spanked Keira Knightley as psychiatrist Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method, and he's done more than one striptease in magazine photo shoots over the last few years. Show More Summary
Well that’s certainly one way to do it. Professional wrestler Rob Venomous came up with an interesting, albeit slightly dangerous, method of pulling out his 8-year-old son’s loose tooth. He tied one end of a string to his tooth and connected...Show More Summary
The federal agency charged with investigating a potentially dangerous guardrail defended its methods of analysis after facing criticism on Friday.
'It's like an atomic bomb: cool to have, but can not be applied' Security experts have been warning for years about the dangers of USB sticks as a conduit for malware, but a Russian researcher has come up with a more direct method for borking a computer – with old-fashioned electricity.…
One of David Cronenberg's least appreciated films is a thesis statement.
Opinion: It may protect your kids from bad words in YouTube comments or racy twerking videos, but it leaves them vulnerable to an even more insidious danger: Google's tracking methods and advertising practices.
Will Smith has been a star since he was in his teens. The former rapper and star of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air catapulted his early success into a movie career that has seen its highs and lows. In a new, wide-ranging interview withShow More Summary
I've made what some say is a controversial choice. I refuse to force-educate my kids. I will not subject my children to dangerous schoolyards, ever-changing teaching methods, and suspect curriculum just because some expert or some government...Show More Summary
A 19-year-old University of Virginia student, Mary “Shelley” Goldsmith, died from an overdose of the popular club drug “Molly.” Now her parents are speaking out about the dangers of these drugs in hopes of bringing a new method of drug education, called “harm reduction,” to teens and young adults. Show More Summary
The world’s coral reefs are in perilous danger due to overfishing, pollution and climate change. But a team of scuba-diving scientists has developed a groundbreaking method for speeding up coral growth in hopes of stemming the underwater crisis. Hari Sreenivasan reports from the Florida Keys. (…) HARI SREENIVASAN: Half a mile off the Florida Keys, […]
THE NOTION OF DIFFERENT “LEARNING STYLES:” A DANGEROUS MYTH? Sometimes I think that the constant efforts to move away from old-fashioned teaching methods have more to do with boredom by teachers, and a desire for less rigor, than with any actual science.
TweetHey, do you know what I’m “devastated” about, you know, having to do with America’s most dangerous and slowest big city transit service, well I’m devastated by how slow it is and how badly it reacts to bad behavior by its operators. But that’s just me. Now look at the universe of reactions that KALW […]
Since the introduction of the dangerous RU 486 (mifepristone) abortion drug, pro-life physicians have focused on coming up with a method of reversing the abortion pill process if a mother decides immediately after taking it that she wants her baby. It’s not commonly known that the RU 486 abortion drug process can be reversed if […]