Monthly Archives: June 2018

Humans Are Dumb At Figuring Out How Smart Animals Are

By Maggie Koerth-Baker of FiveThirtyEight If an animal is smart enough, should we treat it like a human? An abstract question, but one that found its way into a courtroom recently. Read more…

Posted in Controversial, FiveThirtyEight

Tariffs Force Harley-Davidson Production Overseas

Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin shifting the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. Read more…

Posted in Business, trade

Worldwide, People Divided on Whether Life Today Is Better Than in the Past

By Jacob Poushter of Pew Research Center How far do people around the globe think they and others like them have come, compared with 50 years ago? Pew Research Center put that question to nearly 43,000 people in 38 countries around … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

I Am Not a Racist, And So Are You

By Stephen Beckner in Skeptic  There is a huge difference between a group or coalition deciding to voluntarily absent themselves from a shared space to highlight their vital and under-appreciated roles…and a group or coalition encouraging another group to go … Continue reading

Posted in Racism

7 Key Characteristics of a Human Brand

By Brian Kramer, CEO of PureMatter What makes you human? Read more…

Posted in civilization, Thought-Provoking Analysis