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Yes, You Are Definitely Ingesting Pesticides. Here’s Why It’s Not A Problem

Yes, You Are Definitely Ingesting Pesticides. Here’s Why It’s Not A Problem

If food is sprayed a lot, is that bad for your digestive health? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Matan Shelomi, Entomology, Biology, Evolution, on Quora: If food is sprayed a lot, is that bad for your digestive health?

Inside a Climate Denial Conference at a Trump Hotel

Inside a Climate Denial Conference at a Trump Hotel

I entered Trump International Hotel in Washington last Thursday with a three-person team to cover the Heartland Institute’s 13th International Conference on Climate Change. I left with two. Despite the overwhelming scientific consensus that humans are causing climate change by burning fossil fuels, this free-market think tank, which has received large sums of fossil fuel money, continues to hawk various strains of climate change denial.

How Hitler’s Rise to Power Explains Why Republicans Accept Donald Trump

How Hitler’s Rise to Power Explains Why Republicans Accept Donald Trump

A possibly unfair image of Donald Trump. Photo: Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images To watch Donald Trump rant and rave uncontrollably on the stump and on Twitter – praising Saddam Hussein for his disregard for civil liberties, the anti-Semitic propaganda he inadvertently borrowed from neo-Nazis is as innocent as a Disney poster – is to ponder the psychology of a party that would entrust supreme executive authority to a racist, nationalistic, power-worshipingdemagogue.

Yes, it’s worth arguing with science deniers — and here are some techniques you can use » Nieman Journalism Lab

Yes, it’s worth arguing with science deniers – and here are some techniques you can use

The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with. This weekly roundup offers the highlights of what you might have missed. Arguing with the anti-vaxxers/flat earthers/climate change deniers may feel futile, but research just published in Nature Human Behaviour suggests that it’s actually worth it and can be effective.

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