Category Archives: Research & Development

Total mortality from unintentional injury increased by 11 percent in the U.S. from 1999-2005, while it increased 230% among white women between the ages of 45 and 64 during the same time period.

     

“I say to you, Frodo, that even as I speak to you, I perceive the Dark Lord and know his mind, or all his mind that concerns the Elves. And he gropes ever to see me and my thought. But still the door is closed!” Lady Galadriel, from “The Fellowship… Read more »

Did you know that infant mortality has increased more than 40 percent in the U.S. since the year 2000?

     

“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.” George Orwell, from “1984“     December 21, 2017 – Researchers find increase in global mortality rates associated with seasonal flu December 21, 2017 – US life expectancy decreases for second straight… Read more »

It’s December, 2017, and the general populace has realized that the communications infrastructure has been weaponized against them.

     

“The Ministry of Truth– Minitrue, in Newspeak — was startlingly different from any other object in sight. It was an enormous pyramidal structure of glittering white concrete, soaring up, terrace after terrace, 300 metres into the air. From where Winston stood it was just possible to read, picked out on… Read more »

“Ionizing radiation is driving rapidly-increasing cancer rates of all kinds. Everybody knows that.”

     

“I am a practitioner of the science of deduction, of using the known facts in a case to unveil the unknown.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Whitechapel Murders”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1888       The words “mystery”, “baffled” and “puzzled” are memes, used, among numerous similar variants whenever… Read more »

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including rapidly-rising suicide and mortality rates.

     

‘What one man can invent another can discover.’ Sherlock Holmes, from “The Adventure of the Dancing Men”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,1903           Did you know that the rate of death from Alzheimer’s disease increased by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014? And did… Read more »

“Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.”

     

“Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.” George Orwell, from “1984”   October 29, 2015 – Every Day I Want To Quit Social Media – BuzzFeed… Read more »

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including internet addiction

     

September 5, 2014 – “Feeling a need to be socially connected hardly seems like an addiction to me,” Ira Hyman, Ph.D., in “Psychology Today” February 3, 2015 – Chinese teenager chops off own hand to cure internet addiction. September 25, 2016 – A Chinese teenager tied her mother to a… Read more »