Robert Morris explores online tools that make writing fun and easy.
The trouble with labeling everything a "fallacy" is that (1) not all poor reasoning is automatically fallacious, and (2) it implies that everybody would agree on everything if we could only think correctly.
The scale is not your enemy -- it can be your friend if you know how to use the results as feedback data, not something to get emotional about.
Tory Johnson: While there are plenty of slackers among the unemployed, the vast majority of out-of-work people I know are very eager to find a job.
It makes sense for us to be taught how to learn before we are taught any specific subject matter. But rarely, if ever, does that happen.
Critics contend that multiple-choice tests only encourage two things: rote memorization and hand-eye coordination.
In Canadian political debate, accusing one’s opponent of advocating “American-style” policies used to be the equivalent of launching a nuclear missile.
Alcohol, excitement, stress, prolonged sitting, and fatty foods combine to create an unwholesome atmosphere like no other.
Prejudiced and non-prejudiced people are equally likely to fall victim to the other-race effect.
Scientists are widely known for their inclination to drone on about esoteric topics in a language of jargon. But every so often, they can surprise us with conciseness.
In the long term, a life-changing earthquake in America's heartland is almost certainly inevitable.
The U.S. does have one thing in its favor: Inertia. The fact that we have been #1 for so long means that we will continue to live off of past success for several years to come. But, we can't live on fumes forever.
We Earthlings have lots of growing up to do before we reach the shimmering standard of equality set by Starfleet and the United Federation of Planets.
Almost everyone these days uncritically accepts that the solution to antibiotic-resistant disease is to use fewer antibiotics.
Richard Feynman: "Social science is an example of a science which is not a science... They follow the forms... but they don't get any laws."