Stories by Scott Thill

Scott Thill runs the online mag Morphizm.com. His writing has appeared on Salon, XLR8R, All Music Guide, Wired and others. subscribe to Scott Thill's feed

Posted on: Sep 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We still lack a complete understanding of the pineal gland -- but that doesn't stop us from speculating.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Computers are predicting crimes for cops. What's next?

Posted on: Nov 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The visionary, engineer and capitalist is helping to forestall our screwed-up future.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Solar, wind and other green power projects are sprouting even in the most polluted of places.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The latest science says to drop pretty much everything you're eating, if you want to live. Thank God it hasn't been proven yet.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We still lack a complete understanding of the pineal gland -- but that doesn't stop us from speculating.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Stewart admits he's "the worst journalist in the world."

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

You won't be able to go back to business-as-usual after seeing this hell-raising documentary.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A new medical study poses huge questions for the future of soft drinks.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Santa Monica is ground zero in the fault lines between Christian tradition, separation of church and state, and the First Amendment.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A lot of athletes are still taking powerful drugs -- some with prescriptions, some without.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If you're looking to avoid further hormonal freakouts brought on by industrial chemicals then you might want to clean out your wallet.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's the Civil War rebooted, this time with the expendable undead

Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The only people who oppose the cultivation of industrial hemp are anti-cannabis bureaucracies, politicians, drug-testing companies and U.S. law enforcement.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"I don't consider this an environmentalist point of view; I'm just a human who is scared shitless of the future," says the director of the new film "Patagonia Rising."

Posted on: May 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The drug war would be comical if it weren't so tragic.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This Earth Day consider adding a few of these these mainstream and indie documentaries to your must-see list.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It appears fracking has gone virtually unregulated in California for decades and now lawmakers are pushing back with legislation to expose the truth.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Happy Presidents Day: Here's a list of the worst and the best in history.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Colbert educates viewers on America's arcane political machinery, while schooling mainstream journalists on how to properly inform the citizenry.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to a new tool from the EPA, you can see how close you live to the country's biggest polluters.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When the mayor of Youngstown, Ohio decides to buy earthquake insurance, you know we've got a big problem.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to our morally bankrupt political system and the Supreme Court's ruling on Citizens United, the fracking lobby's power of the purse is huge.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

From Occupy and Elizabeth Warren to the Nissan Leaf and Col. Ann Wright, progressives have quite a few things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

One would imagine that hip hop would make a perfect fit for the Occupy movement. But one would evidently be wrong.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The definition of overpopulation has less to do with raw numbers of people than their relationship with the planet's sustainable resources.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Let's dispense with the media's hyperreal electives and celebrate the triumphs of real-time underdogs sticking it to the powers-that-be in increasingly persuasive ways.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Increases in fuel taxes, increases in toll fees. Private-public boondoggles building unprofitable highways -- let's ditch the fossil-fuel economy.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The public needs to watch these 10 movies to fully comprehend the threat of nuclear power.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Paleontologist Peter Ward talks about the threats from global warming, rising population and our own plain stupidity.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We risk losing our country to permanent droughts and extreme natural disasters.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Internet's creative hive mind is charting the future of commerce -- the bitcoin phenomenon shows what online currencies are capable of.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The arguments for keeping such an absurdly high drinking age have almost no basis. It's time to reconsider why 21 is the USA's drinking age.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Billions of dollars are being given out to the most ardent promoters of water privatization.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

MDMA is gaining serious traction as a treatment option for soldiers and civilians suffering from crippling post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Posted on: May 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The United States still counts a depressing 24 million unemployed, while the number of exploited unpaid workers keeps growing.

Posted on: May 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A growing regulatory movement is afoot to revoke the over-the-counter status of drugs containing pseudoephredrine and instead require a doctor's prescription.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Lester Brown talks about whether our civilization can survive the mounting global stresses of rising pollution, starvation, food prices, water shortages and failed states.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

An apparent coalition of hackers is hitting targets with surprising speed and accuracy -- and it looks like it's just the beginning.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A conversation about high-speed rail's promise, fossil fuel's forsaken future and transforming our current nightmare of American transportation.

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