In the modern world facts change all of the time according to Samuel Arbesman, author of The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date. The amount of scientific data doubles every 15 years and often ends up overturning former dogmas. And since fact-making is speeding up, Arbesman worries that most of us don't keep up-to-date and base our decisions on facts we dimly remember from school and university classes that turn out to be wrong. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey thinks our only hope to stay current will be constant updates through direct brain/computer telecommunication links.
Sandy Martinez says that fine, along with another $63,500 for driveway cracks and a downed fence, violates Florida's constitution.
'Everything Has Been Criminalized,' Says Neil Gorsuch as He Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections
The justice weighs in during oral arguments in Lange v. California.
A California Man Died After Cops Knelt on His Neck During a Mental Health Call. Then the Department Tried To Hide It.
Angelo Quinto's family has filed a wrongful death claim.
A nationwide ban on evictions is well outside the congressional power to regulate interstate commerce, ruled U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker on Thursday.
Donald Trump on School Reopening Failures: Joe Biden and Teachers Unions Have Betrayed America's Youth
The former president's wild CPAC speech was full of misleading claims, but he made a valid point about schools.