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  • A phthalate
    Lower IQ children may result from phthalate exposure
    Last Friday, the news world was shaken by discussions of a paper in PLOS ONE titled “Persistent Associations between Maternal Prenatal Exposure to Phthlates on Child IQ at Age 7 Years.” Phthalates (pronounced “thalates”)...
  • Which is the smartest dog
    My dog is smarter than your dog
    60 minutes this month discusses dog intelligence with Anderson Cooper. This information appears to be pouring into the internet as of late with many different groups studying how their dogs might be smarter than originally thought. The 60 minutes...
  • Foggy intelligence
    Hazy intelligence dulls effectiveness of airstrikes
    Ken Dilanian’s AP story is but one instance of many that demonstrate the limitations of airstrikes alone against the ISIS terrorists. First, airpower requires intelligence. Aerial surveillance is often limited by weatherand by air defenses....
  • Obama misses over half his intelligence briefings
    Obama throws Clapper under the bus
    A new report issued by the Government Accountability Institute–GAI–shows not-so-surprised United States citizens that B. Hussein Obama was present at a mere 42.1 percent of his daily intelligence briefings in the entire length of his...
  • US Counter Insurgency  Strategy will  play a major role in coordinating the counter terror operations of Kurdish and Iraqi  ground forces.
    Did the Current U.S Intelligence Hierarchy Contribute to ISIL's Rise.
    The Office of the Director of Intelligence has taken the unprecedented measure to undermine the Central Intelligence Agency. In March of 2014 The Office of the Director of Intelligence issued a heavily redacted version of its Intelligence...
  • Drone
    Fly high and fast: US Surveillance over Syria
    The Big Story reported from an AP article that US surveillance aircraft flew over Syria. According to the report, the Syrian government could permit the US to not only surveil but to strike Islamic State targets in Syria. Syria’s Foreign...
  • Education
    The miseducation of educators
    As the 2014-2015 year begins, there are a few thoughts that have simmered in my mind. Some people might disagree and as a matter of fact, might be offended by some of the truths I share – but when has that stopped me from expressing myself...
  • Boston
    The United States' smartest states in 2014
    The 10 smartest states in the United States list has been released by The Street which explains its methodology for determining the rank order of states by examining the states’ levels of education a certain percentage of the residents of...
  • Twins
    Strong reading skills in childhood tied to higher IQ in later life
    A new study of identical twins suggests that early reading skills are an indicator of higher intellectual abilities later in life. The study, published in the July 24 journal Child Development, was conducted by researchers at the University of...
  • Dog in ocean
    Intelligent or motivated
    If you had a choice to be highly intelligent or highly motivated, which would it be?Motivation as defined by BusinessDictionary.com means, “Internal and external factors that stimulate desire and energy in people to be continually interested...
  • Different types of intelligence
    Different types of intelligence
    Traditional IQ tests have long been the way that we determine and measure intelligence. However, there has been much controversy over the fairness of the traditional IQ tests in determining intelligence.In response to the controversy over the...
  • CIA spied on Germany due to Russian spies, other foreign agents
    CIA spied on Germany due to Russian spies, other foreign agents
    During the Cold War that lasted from 1945 to 1991, intelligence and counter-intelligence activities was prominent in many nations against the former Soviet Union (USSR) but on Saturday, an anonymous senior U.S. intelligence official told The Daily...
  • Hugo Rheinhold's Affe mit Schädel ("Ape with skull").
    Intelligence proven to be inherited in chimpanzees
    Chimpanzee intelligence has a genetic and inherited basis much like intelligence in humans. William Hopkins of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University has proven that chimpanzee intelligence is in part genetic through...
  • Intelligent people
    What Makes A Person Intelligent
    In trаditiоnаl intеlligеnсе thеоriеѕ whеn оnе iѕ asked thе ԛuеѕtiоn “Whаt mаkеѕ a person intеlligеnt?” thе most соmmоn responses will оftеn nоtе a реrѕоn’ѕ аbilitу to ѕоlvе problems, utilizе lоgiс, аnd think critically. Thеѕе...
  • Cat people may be smarter than dog people
    Cat people are smarter than dog people, study says
    Cat people and dog people have different personalities, and a new study shows that cat people may also be smarter than dog people. An article on LiveScience says that dog people tended to identify as more outgoing and energetic, and tend to...