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Hmmm. Maybe the R-Factor is NOT the answer.

In a recent post, TRN highlighted a recent working paper touting the benefits of something called an “R-Factor.” The R-Factor is a metric that would report — for each published empirical study — the reproducibility rate of that study in subsequent research.   82 more words
NEWS & EVENTS

In Defense of Daydreaming

Mind wandering frees our mind to make new connections, have fresh ideas, and even solve problems that the focused mind has difficulty doing. Scientists such as Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton revered the capability of the wandering mind. 82 more words

Science

Discover Magazine: Memorial Day Parade 1922: Runaway Tank Kills Veteran

Here is an interesting blog post from Discover Magazines website about a tragic accident involving some tanks in a Memorial Day Parade in 1922.  We have posted the first couple paragraphs of the post below.   265 more words

Historical Vehicle News

Water Sports in Chaffee County (Discover- The Heart of Colorado Magazine)

Chaffee County is home to the most popular whitewater river in America. With over 175,000 people guided down the Arkansas River, and that’s just rafting. It’s also a common destination for kayaks, duckies, stand up paddleboards and canoes. 1,004 more words

Journalism

Backcountry Skiing/ 10th Mtn Huts (Discover- The Heart of Colorado Magazine)

Untracked powder, no lift lines, added exercise, endless exploration, an increased element of risk; just to name a few reasons why 1 in 5 skiers and snowboarders in Colorado opted for the backcountry last year. 569 more words

Journalism

Winter Rock Climbing (Discover- The Heart of Colorado Magazine)

When the snow’s not flying in Chaffee County you don’t always have to ride crusty snow. Or sit around worrying what’s happening to the climate. The surrounding high desert, granite rock make year-round climbing an option within a short drive. 419 more words

Journalism