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Rachael Dunlop, University of Technology Sydney Recently released government figures show levels of childhood vaccination have fallen to dangerously low levels in some areas of Australia, resulting in some corners of the media claiming re-ignition of “the vaccine debate”. You...
Edward Bell, Drake University At the turn of the 21st century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article about the 10 greatest public health achievements over the past 100 years, from 1900-1999. One of them was vaccination,...
When the American space program achieved a moon landing on July 20th, 2969, the Apollo 11 spacecraft was launched by a powerful rocket called the Saturn V.   The Saturn V rocket was used to launch all the Apollo...
Of all sports in our modern world, archery has some of the deepest roots. We don’t know when the bow and arrow was invented, and will likely never know, but odds are it is old. The oldest non-disputable age...
What would the Earth look like if all the ice melted? If we continue to burn fossil fuels and release copious amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, global warming will eventually melt all the ice at the poles and...
Brent Landau, University of Texas at Austin In 1998, Lee Strobel, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and a graduate of Yale Law School, published “The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus.” Strobel had...
Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience involving the search for animals whose existence has not yet been proven.  Cryptozoology is not a recognized branch of zoology or a discipline of science.  It's an example of pseudoscience because it relies heavily on...
However you look at gambling, it doesn't take an expert to understand that nobody likes to lose, especially when money is involved. But if that’s the case, then why do so many people gamble in the first place? And why...
The human brain is always a hot topic of debate, simply because it makes us who and what we are. Our brains act as the human equivalent of supercomputers, capable of keeping us alive, controlling our personality, allowing us to physically...
This article was written by Jim Walker at NoBeliefs.com.  It is reproduced with his permission.  We think you'll enjoy his take on the Fermi Paradox, a subject we've covered a number of times. Fermi's paradox comes from an argument made...