Covid & the U.S. Stock Markets – Update

But the predictions that the Worldwide Covid Lockdown would crash U.S. stock markets simply turned out not to be true.

UPHEAVAL – A Short Novel

Susan J. Crockford — biologist, author and bone whisperer – has today released her latest fiction effort: UPHEAVAL. and it is GREAT!

Cause of Death: A Primer

Various experts, journalists, bloggers, and pundits tells us that “Covid Deaths” are being over-counted, mis-counted and even under-counted. Other pundits and media-reported experts desperately try to reassure us that Covid…

Survey Results: Where Are All the Sick People?

The “Where Are All the Sick People?” survey has had nearly 3000 participants since its inception at 10 a.m. EST. Three questions were posed to illuminate the issue of the…

Where Are All the Sick People?

Guest Survey by Kip Hansen – 17 November 2020 When I am puzzled by something, I try to find out what’s really going on.  Years ago, I wrote “What Are…

Burning Stuff is so 16th Century

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen – 4 November 2020 The image used here is of the charcoal-burning kilns in the Adirondacks, much of which were clear-cut in the late-1700s and…

Computational Hubris

Trillions of plastic debris fragments are afloat at sea, creating the “perfect storm” for microbial colonization. Introduced more than 50 years ago, plastic substrates are a novel microbial habitat in…

It’s a Good Time to Be Born

…Parents in the United States and in many other countries, and not just the very richest, are among the luckiest parents in history. We can, for the most part, hope…

Where Do the Plastic Bottles Go?

Primarily, as many of you already know, the labels “biodegradable” and “compostable” are for the most part simply marketing ploys — clever tactics used by marketers to drive more purchases…

Do Your Own Research?

Both of these essays are valuable – and contain truths we need to be aware of and accept. But they also represent the problem we see all across human endeavors…