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Moore Lowdown
Would Money for Mars Be Better Spent on Earth?

Would Money for Mars Be Better Spent on Earth?

Mars is more popular than ever, with pie-in-the-sky talk of manned missions within our lifetime. But such aspirations don't come cheap. Should we really be throwing money into space when there's so much good it could do on the ground?

Moore Lowdown
Should You Drug Your Way to a Better Life?

Should You Drug Your Way to a Better Life?

As medical science advances, the development of new drugs, along with increased understanding of oldies but goodies, "just say 'no'" will become ever more dubious advice. But what answers can we find in the world of drugs?

Celebrity Health
Alkaline Diet -  Fad or Good Nutrition?

Alkaline Diet - Fad or Good Nutrition?

If you’re looking to lose weight or jump start your health, perhaps you should give it a try? Worse case it’s another stupid fad. Best case you wind up with a body like Miranda Kerr and that would not be a bad thing

Moore Lowdown

"Designer Babies," Technophobia, and Scientific Responsibility

Throughout history any advancement seen as altering "the natural way of things" has met with fear and resistance. Is "designer babies" just what's next in this tradition, or is there legitimate cause for concern over this and related developments?

Best Medicine
5 Ways To Get Rid of Belly Fat Spam

5 Ways To Get Rid of Belly Fat Spam

What is belly fat and why is everybody so obsessed about it? Is it contagious? Can you pick it up it from a toilet seat? Everything you never wanted to know about belly fat but were too bored to ask.

Moore Lowdown
Money Is the Root of All Political Inequity (and You Should Stop Paying Into It)

Money Is the Root of All Political Inequity (and You Should Stop Paying Into It)

While the U.S. is a democracy in some respects, when it comes to policy, a recent study shows that politicos do the bidding of the rich and pretty much ignore the rest of us. He who pays the piper calls the tune, right? But why are we playing along?

Moore Lowdown
Waking Up to the Need for (Enough) Sleep

Waking Up to the Need for (Enough) Sleep

Many resign themselves to not getting enough sleep, while many others don't realize how much they need or what insufficient sleep does to the body and brain.

Dr. X
The Sociopath

The Sociopath

Dr X discovers the true meaning of happiness or does he?

Moore Lowdown
Jury Nullification: When the Spirit of Justice Should Rise Above the Law

Jury Nullification: When the Spirit of Justice Should Rise Above the Law

Just about every American knows that juries have the power to rule whether a defendant deserves to be convicted of a crime. What few Americans know is that a jury has legal power to exonerate a defendant who has broken a law the jury sees as unjust.

Celebrity Health
A Real Housewife’s Real Health Scare

A Real Housewife’s Real Health Scare

Although, the first known cases of Lyme disease date back to 1908 little progress has been made. We still don’t have a way to quickly and properly diagnose patients, treatment options have remained the same, there is no vaccine and there's no cure