All of the Ways Last Night's GOP Debate Was Dangerously Wrong About Science


For every elected official who carefully educates themselves on the facts and research prior to making an informed decision, there are a dozen more who have no problem shooting their mouths off on talking points they do not understand. As we learned last night in the second Republican presidential primary debate, many… »9/17/15 4:09pm9/17/15 4:09pm

'Nothing Short of Attempted Murder': A Brief History of Anti-Vaxxers

There are virtually no photographs of twenty-first century American children covered with measles. The disease, as well as the sight of it, is something we have banished to the past: the stuff of medical archives and undeveloped foreign countries. Consequently, the photos and stock images that illustrate the news… »2/10/15 1:40pm2/10/15 1:40pm

Where to Watch Tonight's Final Presidential Debate Live Online

Tonight is the final part of the talent portion of the Mr. President 2008 pageant, which I've been reading is like the most important one in our lifetime or something, but I think they say about that about all of them. Regardless, if you're stuck at your computer and can't get to a TV, don't worry, you don't have to… »10/15/08 7:10pm10/15/08 7:10pm

Where to Watch Tonight's Presidental Debate Live Online: Hulu, VCAST and More

Whereas a live online stream »10/07/08 3:00pm10/07/08 3:00pm of the first presidential debate was a bit harder to pin down, our pick for tonight's at 9PM Eastern is Hulu. Its live stream of the final two presidential debates is actually Hulu's first ever live broadcast, which is something they might do more of following the debates. (Unfortunately,…

C-SPAN 'Debate Hub' Is the Political Social Media Web 2.0 Uber Geek's Wet Dream

Even if politics and Presidential debates bore you to the point where you need to nap like a 72-year-old, credit is still due to C-SPAN for making the whole process slightly more interesting with its ambitious Debate Hub »9/28/08 12:00pm9/28/08 12:00pm. The social media-packed, live-blogging saturated, video clip bonanza, pulls content from a…

Question of the Day: Do You Consider Yourself a Fanboy?

The word fanboy gets thrown around a lot these days-so much so that Webster's decided to officially incorporate the term »8/12/08 6:00pm8/12/08 6:00pm into the English language. Generally speaking, when referring to someone as a fanboy it is intended to be derogatory-but the bottom line is that Fanboyism is the root of all great nerdy debates. So,…