“Mythbusters” Edition, No. 1

In a recent debate with Pulse managing editor Gary Poole, he claimed someone said they never washed their car because it “wastes resources.” Gary said he kept his car washed because it “improves your gas mileage ...

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Lightning Strikes Terrorism

“Oh, come on,” he said with just the hint of a sneer. “You’re more likely to be struck by lightning than to be killed by a terrorist.” It’s an argument that never gets old. (Well, OK, it does, but smug oversimplification ... more »

Nov 25, 2015 1:07 PM On The Beat

From Hobo To Hobeaux

If poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world—so said poet Percy Shelley, therefore it must be true—then type designers must be the unacknowledged architects of the world. more »

Nov 18, 2015 12:12 PM Tech Talk

Why I’m Thankful for Science

About this time next week, Americans will be sitting down with their loved ones to celebrate the things that they are most thankful for. While we’re all thankful for our families and friends, I’m personally thankful for ... more »

Nov 18, 2015 12:12 PM Just A Theory

The More Things Change…

I was sitting at a desk because it had a stable internet connection so I could complete a report before my shift was over. (OK…reports, plural.) more »

Nov 18, 2015 12:12 PM On The Beat

Perils of Plastics, Pollution and Polls

Plastics! Plastic items are everywhere: bottles, bags, PVC pipe, medical stints, carpet, clothing. During the holidays, hordes of Americans will cruise crowded aisles at big-box stores to purchase bright-colored plastic toys. more »

Nov 11, 2015 1:48 PM Shades of Green

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