The Normalization of Gay Marriage through Common Association

In mathematics, normalization means adjusting values between different data sets to bring them to a common scale. It allows for statistics to be viewed together in a way that makes more sense. In essence, it makes them more acceptable. That’s what’s happening today with gay marriage. Anyone who believes that it’s not the norm to accept gay marriage is missing …

A Quick Emergency Supply Checklist

There are websites, magazines, and even television shows that highlight the lives and times of preppers. While it’s not the ideal life for most, it’s something that those involved value tremendously. When the world starts to crumble, the preppers want to be ready for whatever is thrown at them. In this little, simple emergency food supply checklist, the folks at …

The Truth About the National Debt Ceiling

Ah, the good ol’ days. Remember when the national debt was a mere 413 trillion? Good times. It is, of course, much higher than that now and the debt ceiling continues to go up. Here’s a great video and infographic explaining the debt ceiling and how it’s affecting the country courtesy of Bankrupting America.

90% of Romney’s Campaign Donations Came from Large Donors

In the first 3 quarters of 2011, the vast majority of Mitt Romney’s $32 million that he raised came from large donors according to a study by CreditSesame. Compare that to Obama (52%), Santorum (79%), Paul (52%), and Gingrich (57%), and it’s pretty easy to see where Romney’s allegiances would lie if he were nominated by the GOP and subsequently …

Republicans vs Democrats: How Each Party Views the Role of Science

As Florida, one of America’s hubs for scientific exploration through NASA, goes to the polls today to decide on their choice for the GOP candidate, let’s take a look at how each party as well as Independents view science. In this graphic by AssayDepot, we learn some things that most assume but there are surprises in there as well. For …

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The Obama Presidency By The Numbers

The last 3 years have seen some amazing things happen in the world of American politics. We have a Nobel-Prize-winning President who has made surprisingly few changes in the way that Washington DC runs. The world views us just as poorly (if not more so) than it did under the “hated” regime of George W. Bush. Our allies in Israel …