Science

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

According to MLive.com, the CDC has now found the first genetic link to the Legionnaires’ outbreak and the Flint, MI water system. Far from a cause of celebration, however, the discovery leads to thorny questions about the state of Michigan’s water system, including whether the Flint water system was the source of the outbreak, what the […]

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey died of heart failure today in Katy, Texas. She was 69. Her grave will undoubtedly be marked with that humble, unassuming name – Norma. Generations from now, women will walk past her without ever knowing how important she was. They won’t know that she sparked innumerable protests, that her pseudonym was synonymous with […]

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives love to dismiss the exigencies of climate change with a swipe of their hands, and with claims that the jury is still out on whether or not human activity is responsible for it or not. As with many other pesky facts, conservatives are immune to reason. They don’t respond to the fact that 99 […]

This SCOTUS Justice Needs To Crack Open A Science Book ASAP (VIDEO)

This SCOTUS Justice Needs To Crack Open A Science Book ASAP (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito delivered a passionate speech at the Claremont Institute’s 2017 annual dinner. The Conservative think tank gave him a Statesmanship Award. He spoke about many issues, but the most confusing part of his speech was when he was talking about the environment. He mentioned a case where the Supreme Court ruled, […]

Trump’s EPA Pick Called Climate Change A ‘Religious Belief’ (VIDEO)

Trump’s EPA Pick Called Climate Change A ‘Religious Belief’ (VIDEO)

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, has been an avid climate change denier for years. He has attempted to downplay his beliefs during Senate hearings ever since it was announced that he’s Trump’s choice to lead the EPA. However, it’s not hard to find direct quotes […]

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Sunday was Charles Darwin’s 208th birthday, also known as Darwin Day. Here are some facts about the evolution debate, about evolution, and about Darwin himself: 1. He Waited 20 Years To Publish His Theory Charles Darwin waited around 20 years to publish his book,  The Origin of Species. Another scientist, Alfred Russel Wallace, had a similar theory […]

Trump Delays Executive Order That Could Kill Our Crops (VIDEO)

Trump Delays Executive Order That Could Kill Our Crops (VIDEO)

Last week, the environment took yet another hit from President Donald Trump and his administration. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the rusty patched bumble bee would not start receiving federal protection on Friday, as previously scheduled. Environmentalists are alarmed by the move, arguing that the species is too vulnerable to abandon. Rebecca […]

GOP Uses Obscure Legal Loophole To Destroy The US – And The Planet (VIDEO)

GOP Uses Obscure Legal Loophole To Destroy The US – And The Planet (VIDEO)

The Republican Party is at it again with repeals that could have devastating consequences for the planet. Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has been on a warpath to undo the work of the Obama Administration, particularly when it comes to environmental protection. Trump’s current weapon of choice is the rarely used Congressional […]

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Amid all the discouraging legislation under consideration in both Congress and the White House, there’s at least one bill that deserves bipartisan support. H.R. 870, introduced Feb. 3 in the House, proposes that NASA build a colony on the moon. The bill was proposed earlier this month by Representative Bill Posey (R-Fla.). His proposal is […]

Badlands Nat’l Park Just Gave A Virtual Middle Finger To Trump’s EPA Gag Order (TWEETS)

Badlands Nat’l Park Just Gave A Virtual Middle Finger To Trump’s EPA Gag Order (TWEETS)

The Badlands Park Service became the #Badasslands Park Service for a while tonight, as someone with access to the account tweeted out information on climate change in response to a gag order on the EPA’s social media from Supreme Leader President Donald Trump. Breaking Badlands The now-deleted tweets were captured through screenshots (note to Trump […]

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

  One of the biggest stories of the newly christened Trump administration was that mere hours after being sworn in, President Donald Trump’s team purged the White House web page of all references to healthcare, civil rights, and climate change (along with references to healthcare and civil rights). While the Obama White House climate change […]

Top 6 Anti-Science BS Conspiracy Stories From 2016

Top 6 Anti-Science BS Conspiracy Stories From 2016

We have elected Republicans again, so many of our new leaders are anti-science. Here are some of the most ridiculous anti-science stories and conspiracy theories from 2016: 1. Hurricane Matthew “Truthers” Back in October, Hurricane Matthew was headed for Florida. Many right-wingers thought that the Obama administration was exaggerating thre weather reports to scare people about […]

Death Clock: The Reality Of Nuclear Weapons In Plain Language (VIDEO)

Death Clock: The Reality Of Nuclear Weapons In Plain Language (VIDEO)

The ticking hands of the death clock care nothing for any plans we have. The hands remain indifferent to those things that we might yet achieve. They have not one shred of sympathy for the grieving loved ones we will leave behind. They just are. Sort of. Because the death clock isn’t real, it’s just an image. […]

Oklahoma’s Supreme Court Strikes ‘Unconstitutional’ Abortion Restriction (VIDEO)

Oklahoma’s Supreme Court Strikes ‘Unconstitutional’ Abortion Restriction (VIDEO)

On December 13, 2016, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down a state law that set stringent requirements for the places where abortions are performed. In addition to following the United States Supreme Court’s ruling that invalidated a similar Texas law, the Oklahoma court ruled that the law violated the state constitution. The Restrictions Oklahoma’s SB1848, enacted in […]

New Research Wrecks GOP Belief That Underlies Anti-Choice Laws (VIDEO)

New Research Wrecks GOP Belief That Underlies Anti-Choice Laws (VIDEO)

A new study shows that women who are denied an abortion face heavier consequences to their mental health than those who are able to go through with the procedure. This research flies in the face of an underlying belief of anti-choice laws that often requires pre-procedure psychological counseling — the idea that women will suffer severe, […]

EPA Changes Stance: Finds Fracking Less Safe Than Initially Suggested (VIDEO)

EPA Changes Stance: Finds Fracking Less Safe Than Initially Suggested (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency came under fire for making last-minute changes to its 2015 report on how fracking impacts water supplies. But the EPA reversed course Monday, removing language from the report that stated fracking did not lead to “widespread, systemic impacts” on water supplies. The 2015 version of the report was […]

Ken Ham Tells Muslim Reporter: ‘Muslims Are Going to Hell’ (VIDEO)

Ken Ham Tells Muslim Reporter: ‘Muslims Are Going to Hell’ (VIDEO)

Attendance must be slipping at evangelical ringmaster Ken Ham’s Creation “Museum.” The famous young earth creationist is nothing if not media savvy. He has a penchant for generating controversy when he needs an injection of cash from his gullible fan base. In a blog post on his website Answers in Genesis, Ham recalled his recent […]

Surprise Guest Drops In On Climate Change Meeting With Ivanka And Gore (VIDEO)

Surprise Guest Drops In On Climate Change Meeting With Ivanka And Gore (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump met today with former Vice President Al Gore at Trump Tower to discuss climate change. Trump’s transition team had initially announced that only Ivanka would be meeting with the former VP, but after the meeting Gore disclosed he had also met with the President-elect. Climate Denier Vs. […]

Stephen Hawking Issues DIRE Warning To The World On Trump Presidency

Stephen Hawking Issues DIRE Warning To The World On Trump Presidency

Stephen Hawking is one of the most renowned and accomplished living scientists. And he has issued a dire warning about what Trump will mean not only for the USA but also for the entire world. The Most Dangerous Moment In response to Trump’s election, Hawking wrote an article for The Guardian titled “This Is The Most Dangerous Time […]

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