A new thing flat earth idiots are doing is posting a photo of a rock with the caption, “How can the moon reflect light if it is a rock?” Unfortunately, the rock in the photo is reflecting light.
I have an op-ed in today’s Globe and Mail, “Why do people believe the Earth is flat?” wherein I connect the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise in actual conspiracies, in which increasingly concentrated industries are able to come up with collective lobbying positions that result in everything from crashing 737s to toxic baby-bottle […]
The rise in a belief that the Earth is flat is bizarre and somewhat frightening, a repudiation of one of the most basic elements of scientific consensus. Texas Tech University psych researcher Asheley R. Landrum attended a 2017 flat earth convention and interviewed 30 attendees to trace the origins of their belief in a flat […]
So you’re building a brand. Ideally, you’ve got a website, but that’s only half the battle. As any online marketer can tell you, the real work comes in getting that site to come up in internet searches, and come up prominently. That requires a lot of groundwork and more than a little technical know-how – […]
We’ll say this about smoking: The act of asking somebody for a light is a minor bonding ritual all its own — and a great chance to make a first impression. And if it takes you a while to find a bon mot, don’t sweat it: That’s why they made these eye-catching throwback lighters. They’re […]
Whether you’re an industry professional, IT worker or a budding entrepreneur, your worth boils down to one main thing: expertise. What you don’t know can hurt you, and what you do know can only help your resume – and your bottom line. Granted, it can be hard to keep your skillset up to date in […]