When the Wind Doesn’t Blow

By John Hultquist, A brief look at the electrical balancing by the Bonneville Power Administration from Oregon and Washington, Nov. 2018 We live in central Washington State where the mighty Columbia River flows south. Large dams, provide power and our house is 100% electric. Our electricity has not been off for more than 4 hours…

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Give thanks that we no longer live on the precipice

Fossil fuels helped humanity improve our health, living standards and longevity in just 200 years Paul Driessen Thanksgiving is a good time to express our sincere gratitude that we no longer “enjoy” the “simpler life of yesteryear.” As my grandmother said, “The only good thing about the good old days is that they’re gone.” For…

Claim: Particle Physics is Stagnating Because of Groupthink

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder, impaired methodology and groupthink is retarding the discovery of new physics. The present phase of stagnation in the foundations of physics is not normal Nothing is moving in the foundations of physics. One experiment after the other is returning null results: No new particles,…

Social Media Severely Damages Adolescents’ Health. 1/2

Abstract Part 1 aims to summarize medical and psychological research on the impact of social media (SM) on the health of a typical adolescent user. The title reflects the conclusion. Part 2 demonstrates suppression of this research. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics warned parents and doctors of the risks and harms of SM…