Monthly Archives: January 2019

Religious Typology: A new way to categorize Americans by religion

From the Pew Research Center – Most U.S. adults identify with a particular religious denomination or group. They describe themselves as Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Jewish, Mormon or Muslim – to name just a few of the hundreds of identities or … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Pew Research, Religion, United States

The 20 Internet Giants That Rule the Web

By Nick Routley of Visual Capitalist – With each passing year, an increasingly large segment of the population no longer remembers images loading a single pixel row at a time, the earsplitting sound of a 56k modem, or the domination … Continue reading

Posted in innovation, Technology

Going Back in Time… The First Father: William Jefferson Blythe and the back roads of fate

By Gene Weingarten of the Washington Post, from June 20, 1993 – Bill Clinton did not know he had a half-brother — nor was the half-brother aware of his relationship to a U.S. president — until the style section came … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Clinton, Washington Post

Majority of Americans Believe It Is Essential That the U.S. Remain a Global Leader in Space

By Cary Funk and Mark Strauss of Pew Research – Majorities say the International Space Station has been a good investment for the country and that, on balance, NASA is still vital to the future of U.S. space exploration even … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, Science, Space travel

Brazil Is About To Show The World How A Modern Democracy Collapses

By Travis Waldron of the Huffington Post – Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to Brazilian democracy — and a model for authoritarianism that leaders around the world will follow. “Democracy,” a man said, “hasn’t delivered what many of … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Elections