Thursday, December 1, 2022

BIG Scoop

BIG Media Top 100 – truthfully yours but nothing from yours truly

BIG Media Top 100 – truthfully yours but nothing from yours truly
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I don't believe my friends would ever describe me as humble. I am an extrovert who rarely wears a shirt during the summer (playing beach volleyball, not like walking through the mall), and I am a fairly prolific writer. I have written hundreds of posts on...

BIG Wrap

Encouraging study results bolster search for safer pain-relieving drugs

(University of Southern California) In a study published today (Nov. 30) by Nature, scientists from the University of Southern California, Washington University in St. Louis,...

Online learning during pandemic detrimental to teen mental health, school satisfaction, performance – UC Davis study

(University of California, Davis) The COVID-19 pandemic changed the social and school world for teens as virtual learning or hybrid learning became the norm...

BIG Exclusives

Higher rates of adverse events after mRNA vaccines interpreted poorly by study authors

Higher rates of adverse events after mRNA vaccines interpreted poorly by...

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In an article published by BIG Media Ltd. earlier this year, Lee Hunt presented an analysis of severe COVID-19 outcomes in children based on...
A different take on the political spectrum

A different take on the political spectrum

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The political spectrum is often thought of as a linear progression with extreme views at the far right, and extreme views at the far...
Will renewable energy costs continue to drop – and will this make electricity cheaper?

Will renewable energy costs continue to drop – and will this...

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I have read many articles claiming that costs of wind and solar generation are lower than alternatives, and that rapidly declining costs seen in...

BIG Chuckle

Top 5 Things You Can Do For Less Than $3 Per Week

It is no secret that high inflation is putting the financial squeeze on many of us. That means it is more important than ever...

Hey Doc – am I nuts?

With so many people saying that I am crazy to launch a media company that does not accept advertising, I decided to pay a...

BIG Mouth (Opinion)
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Top 5 Ways Mainstream Media Pull The Wool Over Our Eyes

5.  Data mining and algorithms give us highly customized content ... which is why a lot of us believe that we are quite knowledgeable about...

Passiveness toward crime compromises community safety

Two different but possibly connected encounters with criminal acts have me more convinced than ever that our society is far too soft on crime. A...

Do you ‘believe the science’? How about starting with understanding the science?

Laurie Weston recently wrote a series of three very cogent articles in BIG Media addressing science – the scientific method (Science – there is...

Featured Member Post

Message from the Precedent

I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ is an excellent example of how BIG Media contributors are challenging people to think critically about big issues. I encourage my fellow members to post links to important stories with or without personal commentary. Our site looks best when posts are accompanied by images so attach a screenshot of an image that goes with the story or whatever image you deem suitable. The stories highlighted in your post will often be from other media outlets. They could be excellent pieces of journalism, sensationalistic garbage, or simply thought-provoking pieces. Sometimes they will lead to in-depth analysis in a BIG Media article. You are also welcome to post your thoughts on an issue without linking to another story. Conversation starters are...