A new study pins the blame for the increase in Midwest earthquakes on, specifically, injection wells pumping more than 300,000 barrels of wastewater into the ground each month. Apparently smaller rate injection wells have been used for decades without this issue.
Absurd rule that religious organizations could not require their student leaders to share the same religion has been… clarified? Overturned? Can’t tell, but in any case, IV is back. Discouraging statistic at the end though,
Just under half (44 percent) of evangelicals told LifeWay Research recently that student groups at public schools should not be allowed to require their leaders to hold specific beliefs.
Not sure I buy the conspiracy, but Steve Forbes is one fire… and opposed to losing Hamilton from our currency.
Enough said. (From January 11, 1942.)
A case study in how regulators prevent good things from ever existing.
But in analysing these findings, we also started to notice that the relationship is perhaps not as pure and unproblematic as first believed. The idea that technology is both liberating and oppressive, first articulated by philosopher Lewis Mumford in the 1930s, started to shine through. When we asked the women how they felt without their Fitbit, many reported feeling “naked” (45%) and that the activities they completed were wasted (43%). Some even felt less motivated to exercise (22%).
The bike will probably turn out to be the best thing ever invented for humankind. It is taking us a while to realize this, but I think more people are coming around with each generation.
Dostoevsky on Russian censors