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Steve April 13, 2021

So far, nearly 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the U.S., including 7.2 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In six cases there have been reports of “a rare and severe type of blood clot” in those who received the J&J vaccine, prompting the Food and Drug Administration and […]

Steve April 13, 2021

The Difference Between We’re, Where, and Were It is common to confuse we’re, were, and where. We’re is a contraction of “we are,” where references location, and were is the plural past tense of “are.” Used in a sentence, it works like this, “we’re where we were.” Where the sentence means, “we are, in the […]

Steve April 13, 2021

How to Trade Options Explained Options contracts represent the right to buy or sell an underlying asset, before an expiration date, once certain price conditions are met.[18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25] There are two basic ways to participate in the options market: You can buy an option contract You can sell (AKA write) an option contract. There are two […]

Steve April 13, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy […]

Steve April 13, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation.  They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage […]

Steve April 13, 2021

How to Trade Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin and Ethereum Many people have heard about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but not everyone knows how to trade and invest in digital currencies. To trade or invest in cryptocurrency you’ll need a cryptocurrency wallet and an exchange to trade on. Luckily, some platforms like Coinbase provide both services in one […]

Steve April 13, 2021

The Dunning–Kruger effect is when people over-estimate their competence in something due to a lack of experience in that thing.[13][14][15][16][17] The Dunning–Kruger effect was first described by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger. The roots of the theory come from a 1999 study “Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own […]

Steve April 12, 2021

The main differences between Trump, Biden, and Bernie on healthcare centers around how insurance is paid for and what benefits are included. That then impacts who gets insurance, what it costs, and what taxes look like. All three on paper say they want to expand coverage, go after drug companies, and reduce costs. Trump has […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Facts on COVID-19 We present facts and myths on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). All of our data comes from official sources like the WHO and CDC when possible. Otherwise, we tried to use reputable sources like the Washington Post who sourced information from a broader array of official sources like NHC and Dingxiangyuan.[10][11][12] Please […]

Steve April 12, 2021

12 April 2021 What was claimed Daily Covid-19 deaths dropped to “just” seven on Saturday 10 April 2021. Our verdict This is the number of deaths reported on Saturday, but may not reflect the actual number of people who died of Covid-19 that day due to lags in reporting at the weekend. Several major UK […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Price’s Law says, “half of the publications come from the square root of all contributors.” However, it is often used to support the idea that, “a few people generate half the results.”[3][4][5][6] This general truism was related to his work in “Bibliometrics,” where he looked at the exponential growth of science, the half-life of scientific […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Oil prices went negative on April 20th, 2020. This essentially translated to oil producers paying buyers to take oil. This was the result of a lack of demand for oil causing a lack of storage / a fear of a lack of storage.[7][8][9] It costs money to store oil no one wants, and thus the […]

Steve April 12, 2021

The Lesson Newton Taught Us About Market Physics (How to Calculate the Madness of Men) Isaac Newton didn’t just buy the top in the South Sea bubble. He bought early, sold for a modest profit, then bought back in near the top after seeing others get rich, only to sell near the bottom for a […]

Steve April 12, 2021

Opinions and Insight on Truth and Facts Truth and facts have a lot in common, but they are not exactly the same. Truth is something that is the case. Facts are true statements. Truth is best described using facts and logical reasoning.[1][2] Here is an example of facts pointing to truth by way of logical […]