Calling BS On CVS And CBD

Calling BS On CVS And CBD

CVS announced last week that, at more than 800 stores in eight states, it is now selling creams, sprays, and lotions infused with CBD, the nonintoxicating hemp component cannabidiol. This, along with the sale of similar products at many other outlets, seems to give...
Movie Review: “Apollo 11”

Movie Review: “Apollo 11”

My thought before seeing the new documentary “Apollo 11” was, “What can this possibly contain that I — a child of the Space Race and enthusiastic absorber of all things related to real human adventures in space — haven’t seen so...
Best Thing I’ve Seen Today

Best Thing I’ve Seen Today

I love this stuff. Phil Plait has a really good explanation of China’s recent moon mission, with video of the lander lowering to the lunar surface, as well as a rover rolling out and beginning to roam. See it...
Signals From Space

Signals From Space

Scientists have spotted repeated blasts of radio signals coming from deep in space. Sure hope Trump’s Space Force can get up there and build a wall around Earth in time. Meanwhile, Jodie Foster sits at home repeating, “I’m okay to go. I am okay to go.” Meanwhile, my...
Book Review: “The Space Barons”

Book Review: “The Space Barons”

I just finished Christian Davenport’s book, “The Space Barons,” in which he writes about the billionaire tech guys whose obsession with space and rockets has changed the business from one run by a government monopoly (NASA) to an industry in which...
It’s A Good Day When Goop Must Pay

It’s A Good Day When Goop Must Pay

Remember when I told you that Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop website was selling jade eggs that it said would serve as medicinal remedies when women inserted them in their vaginas? Of course, there was no scientific basis for those claims, so a bunch of prosecutors got...