A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found an increase in cases of autism for babies born to mothers who received a flu vaccination in the first trimester, yet headlines are reporting that no link was found. Show More Summary
ABA Journal, Are these law schools the most underrated? Above the Law, First Monday Musings By Dean Vik Amar: Thoughts On The ABA’s Proposed Tightening Of Bar Pass Standards Above the Law, Who’s To Blame For School’s ‘Horrific’ Bar Results? Maybe The California Bar Examiners Robert Anderson (Pepperdine), The California...
After digging into Donald Trump’s financial disclosures and corporate filings, The Wall Street Journal found that the president-elect’s two planes and three helicopters are clouded in strange, convoluted business practices designed to save the real estate mogul millions in taxes. Read more...
Matt Cassel (16) learned the hard way: don’t mess with Tom Brady. (AP) In 2006, I was with the Providence Journal and in my first year covering the New England Patriots. I remember walking into the locker room for player access one day and being confused – and amused – at the sight of three large tires in front of Matt Cassel’s locker. Show More Summary
Ladies, listen up: Should you find yourself wandering an unknown city with a dude who is questioning your directional abilities, don’t doubt yourself. A recent small study published in the journal Psychological Science found that the longstanding theory that women have a more difficult time reading maps isn’t true. Show More Summary
Moving at a pace "roughly twice the speed of a garden snail," the plume of nuclear radiation created by the Fukushima disaster has finally crossed the Pacific Ocean and arrived off the West Cost of the US, the Statesman Journal reports. Following a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011, contaminated...
On Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that Donald Trump has chosen Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, chair of the House Republican Conference, to be his Secretary of Interior. The Interior Department is responsible for three...Show More Summary
OK, I admit I am a bit behind on my reading as I recently perused the April 30th edition of The Wall Street Journal. Albeit accidentally, it was a good exercise as I read David Greenberg's extensive column comparing the Republicans'Show More Summary
Well, normal for his place and time. What's more, his buddy Max Brod, notorious womanizer, had them, too, if we can believe his journal.
I don't know what the big debate is about when it comes to making calls from airplanes. USA Today and other media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal all covered what is a religious like debate between the FAA, the FTC and various...Show More Summary
A new report in The Wall Street Journal sheds some insight on the reasons for Apple’s delay in shipping its new AirPods wireless earphones. Citing people familiar with the product’s development, the report explains that the main reason...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) to serve as his secretary of interior, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday morning. As chair of the Republican conference, McMorris Rodgers is the fourth-ranking Republican in the House and the highest ranking woman in Republican leadership. Show More Summary
In June 2003, the San Francisco company Linden Labs launched a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game called Second Life. It quickly grew to over a million users, and has become a touchstone for the potential social adoption of virtual worlds. While other such games, like World of Warcraft, have seen far wider adoption, the creators of Second Life insist...
An Illinois church has refused a donation of Christmas toys and other household goods for poor families because the donations came from a bar, The Peoria Journal Star is reporting. For almost 40 years, Operation Sleighbell has helped...Show More Summary
The Washington state congresswoman is Trump’s choice for Secretary of the Interior according to the Wall Street Journal. “Ms. McMorris Rodgers, a senior member of the House of Representatives, if confirmed by the Senate, would lead Mr. Trump’s efforts to open up federal lands and waters to fossil-fuel development and reverse environmental policies the Obama [...]
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the highest-ranking woman in the House Republican leadership, is expected to be announced as Donald Trump’s secretary of the interior, the Wall Street Journal reports. “Ms. McMorris Rodgers, a senior member of the House of [...]
In “A Life Discarded,” the biographer Alexander Masters sets out to learn who wrote scores of journals found in a trash bin.
A Michigan State University research team is the first to show how a common bacterium found in improperly cooked chicken causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome, or GBS. The federally funded research, now published in the Journal of Autoimmunity, not only demonstrates how this food-borne bacterium, known as Campylobacter jejuni, triggers GBS, but offers new information for a cure.
I'd been avoiding it, sticking to "journalism" and "propaganda" and "fake" — all well-established tags on this blog. But today, I gave in — because "fake news" is not just the subject of fake news. It also means the deployment of the term "fake news" and that's something I need to keep track of. Show More Summary
Every night, Kathy and I sit by the fire and debrief on the events of the day. What rescue animals did we take on? What new projects need to be started? Is there new infrastructure required? Were their notable events at Unity Farm and...Show More Summary