New Yorkers believe that the economic benefits of drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale outweigh the risk of potentially harmful environmental repercussions, according to today's Quinnipiac University Poll.
The poll finds that 44 percent of New Yorkers think the economic pros of hydrauli ... More >>
If you have been following the fracking controversy clusterfuck at all, you will know this: hydraulic fracturing, still under consideration by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has gotten a lot of flack for reportedly polluting water, as well as posing other potential health risks.
So when a peer-reviewed, univer ... More >>
New Yorkers may want to ensure that they have fair representation in our fine democratic system, but sometimes it can be difficult to get jazzed up about the nitty-gritty of mapmaking. But new technology available this redistricting cycle is making it easier for advocates and academics to get involv ... More >>
Barbie is so brave.Science proves that there is a reason all your female friends fake not knowing how to calculate the tip (unless, of course, they truly are terrible at calculating things -- could happen!). Four new University of Buffalo studies have found that when a lady wants to be consid ... More >>
"Guys like Talib Kweli and Lupe Fiasco rap messages and have something to say," America's second most famous living public intellectual told the University of Buffalo's Spectrum. "Now Jay-Z is on the radio and he's talented, but he's just not at the level he use to be at on Reasonable Doubt a ... More >>