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The Infectious Myth – Guns and Title IX Sexual Assault Investigations – 10.03.17

Triggered by the Las Vegas massacre David addresses the need for gun control (not gun abolition) in the United States, which should annoy US conservatives. And he sides with Betsy DeVos over the problems with Title IX investigations into sexual assault, which have led to several successful lawsuits by men expelled from universities without receiving anything close to due process, …

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Good news! You’re likely burning more calories than you thought when you’re walking

Walking is the most common exercise, and many walkers like to count how many calories are burned. Little known, however, is that the leading standardized equations used to predict or estimate walking energy expenditure — the number of calories burned — assume that one size fits all. They’ve been in place for close to half a century and were based …