Texas Republicans overhauled state election laws, adding unnecessary barriers for marginalized voters and undermining the basic tenets of democracy.

Texas and American flags
Texas and American flags
(Image Credit: Public Domain)


Thanks to staggeringly large, high-resolution data sets, biologists can understand genetic diversity patterns across scales never before possible.

Picture of DNA
Picture of DNA
Scientists can now look at genetic patterns across large scales (Image Credit: Public Domain)


And they’re not good: 241,000 dead, 2.5 million displaced, $2.4 trillion spent (and counting), and a more powerful Taliban than ever before.

US soldier interacting with Afghan children
US soldier interacting with Afghan children
(Image Credit: Public Domain)

A Larger and Better Funded Taliban


Vaccine mandates aren’t new, they’re not a violation of your rights, they’ve been upheld by the Supreme Court, and they’re necessary to stop the pandemic. Get over it and get vaccinated.

Vaccine mandates are perfectly constitutional (Image Credit: Wikipedia Commons).


Thomas Paine, the intellectual architect of the American Revolution, made a logical and impassioned plea for providing everyone with guaranteed income.

Portrait of Thomas Paine
Portrait of Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine is often quoted by anti-government enthusiasts, although he was in favor of Universal Basic Income


With a 3rd term on the horizon, Washington chose to recede from public life and to issue a dire warning for his fledgling country.

Portrait of George Washington
Portrait of George Washington
Washington was so worried about political parties that he dedicated his farewell address to warning us about them. (Image Credit: Wikipedia Commons)


Earning negative interest on savings sounds strange, if not impossible, but some countries have adopted this idea as a last resort to stimulate their economies.

Picture of a trading screen.
Picture of a trading screen.
Negative interest rates seem crazy, but they might be working.


Her philosophy has been roundly discredited, yet she still wields tremendous influence on virtually all aspects of society.

Portrait of Ayn Rand
Portrait of Ayn Rand
Although she died in 1982, her followers still wield significant influence (Image Credit: Public Domain)


Whether it’s cars on the road or the beat of a heart, any movement can be converted into a safe, renewable electric current.

Piezoelectricity is a phenomenon in which mechanical energy is converted to electrical energy.


Bitcoin has gotten a lot of hate recently because of its energy consumption and carbon footprint, but-quite counterintuitively-it might be the missing piece to a cleaner future.

Bitcoin in grass
Bitcoin in grass
Bitcoin and other PoW coins offer a unique solution for energy providers.

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