Category Archives: Science/Technology

Recent research in science and technology explained in understandable terms.

Hurricane Harvey and Necrotizing fasciitis

The Center For Disease Control ( CDC ) recently released results of the types of bacteria present in the flood waters in Texas.  The CDC stated that there was a clear and present danger for individuals walking through this water.  … Continue reading

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Remembering U.S. History On August 6 and August 9 In 2017

On August 6, 1945, President Harry Truman ordered the deployment of an atomic bomb against the city of Hiroshima in Japan.  On August 9, 1945, President Truman ordered the deployment of a second atomic bomb against the city of Nagasaki in Japan.  … Continue reading

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Part 8: Facts and More Facts

Skunks will eat anything that moves , including live bees and bats.   *********************************************************************************************** Rats must constantly gnaw things to wear down their teeth, which grow up to five and a half inches each year.   ********************************************************************************************* Four million years ago, there … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, and Li Chao Yang

( Editor’s Note: This article was made possible by the extremely able assistance of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin and Jonathan Swift.  I greatly appreciate their hard work and assistance.  R. Van Conoley, Editor of Sanityandsense.com. ) The meetings in April, 2017, between … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-Un : Dictator of Mass Destruction

On February 13, 2017, Kim Jong-Nam was murdered in an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Kim Jong-Nam was the half brother of North Korean Dictator, Kim Jong-Un.  Two women murdered this man by touching his face with VX, a lethal nerve … Continue reading

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Donald Trump. Global Warming, and The Democratic Party

I visit a bookstore near my house several days each week.  I know that my wife is grateful that I do this so I will not disturb her while she is watching the Home Shopping Channel or taking one of … Continue reading

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Homosexuality – A Scientific and Genetic View

I published two articles on this website that indirectly relate to homosexuality.  An article titled: ” More Terrorism – Anarchy Rules A Corrupt America ” was published on June 12, 2016.  The article was written in response to the tragic … Continue reading

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Teaching Mathematics

1) Teaching Math in the 1960’s.  = A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $ 100.  His cost of production is 4/5 of the price.  What is his profit ? 2) Teaching Math in the 1970’s.  =  A logger … Continue reading

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7 Billion 321 Million People : 7,321,472,368

In June of 2015, the population of the world will be 7,321,472,368.  Also, there are twelve countries in the world whose population will exceed one-hundred million in June of 2015.  China and India have populations that exceed one Billion.  The … Continue reading

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Scientific Illiteracy In America

   In recent months I have seen pictures in magazines and in major newspapers and even on TV of individuals pouring ice water over other individuals in order to promote understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ( ALS ). It is … Continue reading

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