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But Not Simpler

But Not Simpler

Thinking way too hard about science and pop-culture

Dangerous Optimism: Risk, Bias and Smoking

Dangerous Optimism: Risk, Bias and Smoking

Trails of acrid grey mist hang in the air. I use the front of my shirt as an impromptu gas mask as I cough out my drink order to the bartender.

October 18, 2012 — Kyle Hill
Of the Creation Persuasion

Of the Creation Persuasion

The Earth is flat. A full moon leads to more crime. Humans were created less than 10,000 years ago. If you made your way through even the most general of science educations, the above statements should strike you as suspect.

October 2, 2012 — Kyle Hill
This Is Your Brain on the Internet (Maybe)

This Is Your Brain on the Internet (Maybe)

Headlines like "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" or "Is the Internet Making Us Dumber?" quite clearly show that people are concerned about what the Internet is doing to our cognition.

September 11, 2012 — Kyle Hill
Bill Nye Is Not a Businessman

Bill Nye Is Not a Businessman

Bill Nye, the nerdy supernova that fostered my childhood love of science, has recently gone viral in a video highly critical of the teaching of creationism to children.

September 2, 2012 — Kyle Hill

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Know Before You Vote

Know Before You Vote