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Posts by Hank Campbell

NASA Is Giddy Over Doing Something They Did Nearly 60 Years Ago

NASA Is Giddy Over Doing Something They Did Nearly 60 Years Ago

NASA is really excited they can fly a spacecraft near the moon. This seems odd, since they did a flyby nearly 60 years ago, as preparation for the moon landing in 1969.Now, some people think the moon landing never happened, just like some people believe organic red wine is good for you or that solar power is a viable option source of energy for more than 0.6% of us.In all cases they can point to...

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Effective Altruism Is Mostly Only Effective For The Top Of The Pyramid Scheme

Welcome to modern colonialism. Literally, the parents of a wealthy cryptocurrency grifter got handed an expensive residence in the Bahamas once inhabited by plantation owners. And now the two Stanford law professors are going to have to try to hide behind age and confusion as to why they didn't see anything wrong with that. Like the guy who ran WeWork, Sam Bankman-Fried used all the right...

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Cholesterol Is Why Government Needs To Stop Making Policy Using Epidemiology

A new study finds cholesterol makes no meaningful difference in your health. Who knew?Well, everyone. Because it lacked a biological explanation, it was instead looking at a statistical risk factor for a risk factor and telling people to stop eating meat, butter, and eggs.And yet government and doctors have abdicated critical thinking to epidemiology to such an extent they'll believe...

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Cholesterol Is Why Government Needs To Stop Making Policy Using Epidemiology

A new study finds cholesterol makes no meaningful difference in your health. Who knew?Well, everyone. Because it lacked a biological explanation, it was instead looking at a statistical risk factor for a risk factor and telling people to stop eating meat, butter, and eggs.And yet government and doctors have abdicated critical thinking to epidemiology to such an extent they'll believe...

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The Colorado River Compact Was Built On A Lie 100 Years Ago, But The Tactic Remains in California

Without the Colorado River Compact, an agreement to share water signed 100 years ago this week, there is no Hoover Dam, and cities like Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, and Phoenix would be drastically different.read more

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