Jesse Stone
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FAQ About the Food and Drug Administration’s New Microfiction Contest

Drugs used to need to satisfy some of the strictest medicinal criteria to earn FDA approval. These days? A good narrative is all you need.

Jesse Stone
May 26, 2020
Politics, Pop Culture, Science
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Some All-Time Lists “Sir” Charles Barkley Would Not Be On

Charles Barkley deliberately left LeBron James off his “Top 5 NBA Players of All-Time” list. So, where does Chuck rank… on anything?

Jesse Stone
May 6, 2020
Sports
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Trump’s COVID-19 Press Conference: Sea Monkeys and Other Treatments That Are Definitely Very Scientific

Tuning into Trump’s COVID-19 press conferences, you may get some new ideas on how to stop the disease. Are they helpful? Absolutely not.

Jesse Stone
April 28, 2020
Politics
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Playing {Indoors} Just Got Easier: A Look at Animal Crossing: Pandemic Edition

Animal Crossing just got a little too real. In the game’s new Pandemic Edition, uh-oh! Look out because the nookovirus is spreading!

Jesse Stone
April 21, 2020
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Completely Anachronistic Tweets From the Guy In Your Timeline Who Won’t Stop Saying COVID-19 is “Just the Flu”

Everyone knows one of those idiots who still thinks COVID-19 is “just the flu.” It’s a tale as old as time. Take a look back at THAT FRIGGIN GUY’s tweets.

Jesse Stone
April 15, 2020
Lifestyle
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What Is {Quicksand} and Why Did Movie Producers Make It So Scary?

Many of us grew up terrified of getting stuck or drowning in quicksand. But to be honest, I’ve never seen it. So what is it, and how did it get its rep?

Jesse Stone
March 31, 2020
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How I Lost Weight And Kept It Off By Fasting For 6 Years Out of Every 7

What if we told you there was a new weight loss plan that combined the science behind intermittent fasting with the biblical principle of Jubilee?

Jesse Stone
February 20, 2020
Wildcard
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{What If} AI Doesn’t Need to Be Smart to Control Us?

So maybe it’s NOT that the robots are going to take over and murder us all. Maybe we’ll willfully hand it all over. What if we’re really that stupid?

Jesse Stone
January 20, 2020
Prompts, Science
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When Betelgeuse Goes Out: The Simulation Hypothesis

Why is one of the brightest stars in the sky starting to dim? Jesse turns to fiction for a possible, if rather unlikely, cause.

Jesse Stone
January 14, 2020
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