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What is a Digital Refractometer?

There are certain hindrances with using handheld refractometers, the main one being; obtaining an accurate measurement. When using an optical refractometer, one must place their sample on the prism and look through an eyepiece to determine the measurement of an index of refraction. 139 more words

BBC's report on European Parliament vote on Palestinian statehood misses the point

On December 17th a report appeared in the ‘Features & Analysis’ section of the BBC News website’s Middle East page under the heading “Push for Palestine”. 639 more words


BBC News presentation of EU court's Hamas terror designation decision

December 17th saw the appearance of a report on the BBC News website’s Middle East page under the title “EU court takes Hamas off terrorist organisations list… 730 more words


Scientists Fact-Check Dr. Oz, And It's Even Worse Than You Thought

Daytime medical programs like Dr. Oz are questionable sources of science, at best, something they’ve gotten roasted for and straight up admitted in court. But nobody had sat down to figure out exactly how full of snake oil Dr. 241 more words


BBC Trending warns of misrepresented photo, BBC correspondent Tweets it

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On December 16th BBC Trending produced a brief report about a photograph of a toddler’s blood-soaked shoe which was being promoted on social media as having been taken at the scene of the terror attack in Peshawar on the same day. 281 more words


Confusing and conflicting messaging on Jabhat al Nusra in BBC reports

On December 9th an article by State Department correspondent Kim Ghattas appeared on the BBC News website under the title “Syria war: Southern rebels see US as key to success… 689 more words


Training for Accuracy, Part 2: Technique

Requirements for accurate shooting can be split into two parts: aiming and technique. Part 1 concerns various aspects of aiming an arrow. This post is about the motions of a shot. 961 more words