Clifton Kopp

Clifton Kopp
28 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Welcome to my writings on Ideapod! I'm a bit of a "polymath" in that I like writing about many different things. Often I'm learning from the process of writing. I hope you enjoy, and please leave a comment on one of my articles.
Climate change is no longer a myth that policy makers can scoff about. No pretending that it doesn’t exist. No pretending that it isn’t already affecting mankind. Not in the face of unprecedented and dramatic weather extremes that people...
The relationship between doctors and drug companies are controversial and researchers, ethicists, professional bodies, and patients have long been concerned that this relationship may be the basis of doctors prescribing drugs not because they are the optimal drug for...
Widely loved and admired Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington has said that black incarceration cannot be blamed on the system, but originates at home. His comments hit a raw nerve in the United States across mainstream media outlets. Washington told New...
There’s a new bunch of kids on the block. They are called biohackers and they’re changing the world. One of them has just edited his own DNA. Biohacking can be defined as citizen or do-it-your-self biology. It takes place in...
“Many people say there isn’t a secret to becoming rich, but I would disagree. I truly believe the reason why someone is either rich or poor can be traced back to daily habits.” This is what certified financial planner and...
His name is “Mad” Mike Hughes and you can see why. The man believes the earth is flat and he plans to prove it. In his own, custom-built rocket, no less. You would think flat earthers would just get into a...
It’s official. No doubt about it. We have to seriously reconsider our regular Friday night habit down at the pub. In an unprecedented step top cancer doctors have issued a statement warning citizens that alcohol use, even light and moderate...
What do you think are the chances of a published scientific paper going viral? If it’s an article, so far co-signed by more than 15,000 scientists in 184 different countries, it's inevitable. In 1992, more than 1,700 concerned scientists -- including...