Walmart cheats its customers.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands impending “engulfment” – both physically and culturally.
Senator John McCain denounces torture. Torture did not help get Osama bin Laden and torture is not good US policy. Funny how he has to argue it pragmatically and not ethically…
Osama bin Laden’s son calls for an investigation of his father’s death.
An article on how to manage your online reputation… if you need to do things like that. Or be aware that others might be doing so themselves.
What vaccine refusal costs. A lot. People get hurt, and taxpayers foot the bill.
The Vatican holds a conference on climate change. In the words of one participant: “We have become a force of nature.” And what’s an unruly force of nature to do with itself? Figure out the ethics and live them.
Will the USA and China go to Mars together?
Sympoze online crowdsourcing of academic review. Yes! Sign me up.
Academic project to explain religion. Very interesting, of course.
Darth Vader announces Obi-wan Kenobi is dead. Some will find this distasteful, I find it amusingly absurd, which is what I think it was meant to be. Of course with the obvious undertone that the USA is an evil empire, and OBL was fighting a just war against us… Yeah, I don’t like that part. But it’s still funny. The comments are funny too.
Lastly, a viral YouTube biochemistry sensation. Over one million views of a video on sugar metabolism? Yes: because the speaker calls fructose poison. An interesting hypothesis with huge implications for food ethics.