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Here’s another post on a variety of things too good to bypass completely, that we didn’t want to use for entire posts. You will see, as before, these combination posts are educational and help you become a scintillating conversationalist. At least we think so. We’ve worked at lot in East Texas [and elsewhere] on patent […]

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Just this week I saw the Gallup survey on trust in the US government to protect citizens against terrorism and knew immediately we needed to blog about the survey here. While I’ve seen people say that politicians will go to war for more favorable showings on polls, in focus groups, or in the ballot box—I […]

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Here’s another post combining the things we’ve been collecting to blog about and presented together so we can clear the desk off with newer stuff! “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely” At least, this is the best known quotation of the 19th century British politician Lord Acton. But in 2017, we have […]

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Here’s another combination post to make sure you stay informed about the many things we come across as we seek out interesting blog posts. And we will get to it, but no. Gelotophobia is not a fear of gelatin. Aha! Sudden insights or “epiphany learning” You’ve probably had those rare moments of insight when you […]

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We’ve written about eyewitnesses and problems with accuracy here often. Today we have an article that tells us 242 people were wrongly identified by eyewitness testimony and served years in prison prior to being exonerated by DNA testing. Researchers at Florida Atlantic University wondered how memory in people might be altered by police use of […]

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