American lawyers have a drinking problem

20% of American lawyers have a drinking problem

According to a new report from the American Society of Addiction Medicine, more than one in five licensed attorneys in the U.S. drink at levels that are considered “hazardous, harmful, and potentially […]

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75% of Vaccine-Related Posts on Pinterest Are Anti-Vax

75% of vaccine-related posts on Pinterest are negative towards vaccination, according to research published in Vaccine. The study from  Virginia Commonwealth University shows that 75% of all vaccine-related pins are negative – a significant increase from similar […]

Ideological Positions of Faculty in American Colleges and Universities: 1989 – 2014

Liberal professors dominate US colleges

Ideological Positions of Faculty in American Colleges and Universities: 1989 – 2014 Are colleges too liberal? The number of liberal professors in US colleges and universities has grown hugely in the […]

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Mathematics ‘debunks’ conspiracy theories

  Are conspiracy theories real? A new study by Dr David Grimes, a physicist from Oxford University, suggests that major conspiracies are unlikely to be true because, sooner or later, one […]

Trajectories of reported and reconstructed marine fisheries catches 1950–2010

30 percent of global fish catch unreported

How much fish does the world catch each year? Countries drastically underreport their annual fish catch, according to a new study, and these official numbers obscure a significant decline in […]

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US Police Kill Someone Every 8 Hours

As of February 13, U.S. police have killed at least 131 people in 2015, an average of three per day, the vast majority by gunfire. Last year, police killed more […]