Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Biggish animal story: the Eastern hellbender

Taking a short break from the Mueller Report, here’s a pretty big animal story from 538 Significant Digits: 191 to 6 Pennsylvania, at long last, has an official state amphibian. It is the … drum roll … Eastern hellbender, a … Continue reading

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The Mueller report in two sentences

Does this report exonerate Trump from the charge that he obstructed justice? The report is divided into two volumes. Volume one concerns the Russian interference in our election. Volume two concerns obstruction of justice. I haven’t finished reading it yet … Continue reading

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How is our species evolving? Weirdly

From Harper’s Weekly Review: President Donald Trump removed top Department of Homeland Security officials amid their move to a new headquarters (in a building formerly called the Government Hospital for the Insane)… [Julian] Assange’s Ecuadorian citizenship had been suspended several … Continue reading

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