All posts by Perfectly Plain

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Non-war gun deaths higher in U.S. than in many democracies

By Taylor Palmby

Guns have been a hot topic of debate over the past few months, with passionate participants arguing for and against stricter gun control.

California’s Rumble in the Jungle

By Pawan Naidu

California’s unique primary system can leave a party off the general election ballot

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Shoe Off!

By Teodor Teofilov

It wasn’t too long ago when all you needed to do when you arrived at the airport was to hand over your ticket, board the plane and enjoy the flight to your destination (unless you have aviophobia). Those were simpler times but a lot has changed since the 1970s and the rules for the dreaded security line are in place to keep us safe.

Virtual Reality Surgery

By Pawan Naidu

A new virtual reality system might be the key in getting surgeons prepared for the operating table.

Tobacco Advertising in the US and EU

By Teodor Teofilov

Regulating the leading cause of lung cancer isn’t as simple as it seems.

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Commentary: Missouri Senate – Hawley (R) vs McCaskill (D)

By Pawan Naidu

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MZ) has been Missouri’s US Senate representative since 2006. She is a former prosecutor and has been a prominent figure in Missouri politics since 1982 when she was first elected to the State Assembly. McCaskill is known as a senator willing to cross party lines and for being close to her constituents by holding many town hall meetings.

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Commentary: Texas Senate – Cruz(R) vs O’Rourke(D)

By Pawan Naidu

What would your reaction be four years ago, if I told you Texas would be anything but solidly Republican in the November 2018 race? Don’t feel bad, I would have been right there with you, but here we are.

Can our bodies heal themselves?

By Pawan Naidu

Self-repairing organs might be the cure for heart disease

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica under the EU GDPR

By Teodor Teofilov

What would have happened to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica if the new EU data protection laws were in effect?

Psychology of Discomfort

By Pawan Naidu

I think it’s safe to say our brains are not lazy. With storing memory, sending signals to every part of our body and constantly intaking knowledge they like to work. But we might be falling into the trap of letting our brains get complacent.