A biologist tested whether so-called predatory journals, which charge researchers to publish their work without much real review, would really accept anything. Turns out, some will. His “experiment” on what happens to the body at “warp 10 speed” was based on a Star Trek: Voyager episode, but four journals accepted it, and one published.
A powerful message for the Vice President.
President Donald Trump claimed on Sunday that his presidential approval rating was around 50 percent. The problem is, it’s not. In fact, nowhere near 50 percent of the American people approve of his job performance. Rasmussen and others have my approval ratings at around 50%, which is higher than Obama, and yet the political pundits … Continued
As the Trump White House continues reeling over the potential legal ramifications of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, the president remains steadfast in painting the media as the problem, despite his own history of dishonesty and legally questionable behavior. Shortly after Thanksgiving, President Trump suggested on Twitter: “We should have a contest as to … Continued
Caitlin Johnstone, a prominent writer on Medium, shared proof that she was banned from posting on Facebook for 3 days for sharing an article about 58 admitted false flag attacks. The article in question is from Educate Inspire Change, a fringe website that also has a Facebook page with over 2 million “likes.” When searching … Continued
They don’t know the truth when they hear it.
[DIGEST: Business Insider, Wired] Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, who founded the World Wide Web 28 years ago this month, has become “increasingly worried” about its future. “I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, access opportunities and collaborate across geographic and cultural boundaries,” he wrote. “In many … Continued
Yesterday, Greece’s Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) distributed a news story to national and international media concerning the alleged actions of two New York-based Greek journalists who represent Alpha TV and Star Channel of Greece in New York as foreign correspondents credentialed by the Foreign Press Center of the State Department. According to Greek media, the … Continued