Media & Arts
Some of us like to spend our weekends with a book in hand while others prefer a night out being the center of attention. But from a scientific perspective is there an advantage to being an introvert of an extrovert? Asap SCIENCE examines the science behind the personality traits and sees what can be gained from each.
Veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson reveals how “astroturf,” or fake grassroots movements, funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages.
What should we think about an NBC news affiliate broadcasting US election results a week early? Read this and decide for yourself.
It’s Decentralized Centralization. One media giant carving its global audience up into little pieces and delivering them a whole host of different algorithmically appropriate lies and fluff and no-context psyops.
Although the media reports blaming Russia for cyber attacks lack evidence, they’re still influential enough to make many Americans believe Russia is, indeed, a threat.
In ancient Rome, tampons were made of wool, Indonesians used vegetable fibers and Japanese women used paper. The first commercial tampons came out in the 1930s and to date women use up to 12,000 menstrual hygiene products per lifetime. With this in mind, AsapSCIENCE examines if there is a better option to tampons and if women should stop wearing them overall.
In the film, Trumpland, Michael Moore’s shares a 1990 clip where Donald Trump praises both the indie filmmaker and Hillary Clinton.
The stern warning coming from Cuomo no longer disguises what the mainstream media has been doing for decades: control information to which viewers and readers have access. Cuomo continued, “It’s different for the media, so everything you learn about this (latest WikiLeaks’ revelations) you’re learning from us.”
There’s been a lot of controversy on the internet recently about body image and in particular body shaming. We all come in different shapes and sizes but society puts a lot of pressure to establish whether some are healthy or not. Here Asap THOUGHT examines the scientific angle of all of this to see if body shaming is effective or just harmful.
The lies of the mainstream media defy description. In the sick world of the would-be warmongers, child beheading terrorist scum are now the heroes.
The brain is the most complex, essential and identifiable organ in the body, acting as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrates. But what if how you think and feel is not only controlled by the brain and central nervous system? Asap SCIENCE looks at the network of nerves that connect the digestive tract called the enteric nervous system and how they have an impact on emotions and thought.