Who is the smartest of them all?

It turns out, ironically enough, that designing accurate and  appropriate intelligence tests for animals, tests our intelligence.  Recently the Wall Street Journal ran an article by  Frans de Waal about animal intelligence and the difficulties in creating appropriate tests.  Please take a few minutes to read de Waal’s article, it is quite interesting. We seem to be an insecure […]

Oil and Water and You and I

Have you been following the Gulf Oil spill?  If not, check this out, and this. And look at this.   Really look at it. As you know there are lots of images and lots of articles you can read about this tragedy.  There will be lots of debate about what went wrong, and will it happen […]