Humanity

Plants May Help Make Your Surroundings Quieter

Trying to sleep on a noisy street amidst blaring car alarms and crunching construction machinery is, in a word, terrible. So is trying to work, relax, or spend time with loved ones — which is why the World Health Organization first declared noise to be a pollutant back in 1972. And beyond banning leaf blowers,…

NASA Invites Media to Learn About S-MODE Mission

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 29 to share information about the Sub-Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics Experiment (S-MODE), a campaign to study small ocean whirlpools, eddies, and currents…

Revealing the truth about the Catholic Church’s clergy abuse scandals

Bill Donohue exposes massive campaigns to discredit and destroy the Catholic Church SAN FRANCISCO — Are the clergy abuse scandals worse than similar scandals that occur with major media outlets, other Christian churches, the Boy Scouts and public schools? Bill Donohue writes in the new book THE TRUTH ABOUT CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE (Ignatius Press) that no,…

‘CNN’s owner speaks’: After Ron DeSantis hurts Brian Stelter’s feelings, Nick Sandmann stops by to finish the job

Earlier today, CNN’s Brian Stelter complained that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis practically embodies the “GOP’s anti-media streak” in suggesting that the corporate media aren’t being honest with viewers.Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a regular on “corporate media” shows like Maria Bartiromo’s, says “we all know corporate media lies, OK? They do not tell the truth. Assume…

What Stress Does to the Immune System

When we’re stressed out, our body’s internal chemistry changes. Cortisol, the primary stress hormone alongside adrenaline and norepinephrine, surges. As a result, blood sugar levels increase and more of that glucose is allocated to the brain.That’s good — the chain reaction helps our bodies in the so-called “fight-or-flight” response, which has a deep evolutionary history…

The field trip

SaveJA BizTown is an elementary school programme in the United States that prepares children for...

Hegel today

To an unusual degree among the great philosophers, G W F Hegel’s influence has waxed and waned. At...

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