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The Scientific Method

Do you remember in middle school when you first learned of “the Scientific Method”? What your teacher taught you that day was potentially more useful than just helping you on the next science quiz. For me, trying to solve problems by systematically evaluating the plausibility of various solutions is a skill that has aided me my entire life. 

If you had any doubts about the ...

Sportsunlike Conduct

“Youth league umpire walks off the field after parents continuously berate him”

That was the headline of a recent story in USA Today.

In an accompanying video of the incident, the umpire says to the temper-tantrum parents, “If you want to have a game here, quiet down.”

One parent admonishes the umpire to “stay professional for the kids and just do your ...