The Real Problem With Video Games

Donald Trump has long claimed that exposure to simulated violence in video games begets violent tendencies in real life. “Video game violence and glorification must be stopped — it is creating monsters!” he tweeted in 2012. In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., as the nation debated gun control, Mr. Trump returned […]

Science Confirms Astrology!

A declaration up front: I don’t believe in astrology; not even a little bit. But I like to apply my skepticism evenly. And there’s one thing that we astrology doubters like to stay that sticks in my craw. “Only an idiot would believe that the month you are born could have any effect on your personality.” Add […]

Astrology: Is it scientific?

In some ways, astrology may seem scientific. It uses scientific knowledge about heavenly bodies, as well as scientific sounding tools, like star charts. Some people use astrology to generate expectations about future events and people’s personalities, much as scientific ideas generate expectations. And some claim that astrology is supported by evidence — the experiences of […]