Archive for September, 2007
Praying I Can Deal With

Praying I Can Deal With

September 28th, 2007 / Science / 13 comments

Last night I was visited by this magnificent lifeform and I grabbed my camera. Even funnier that I had just watched Pan's Labyrinth which has a central character modeled after ...

Vandals Deface Church

September 26th, 2007 / Atheism, Newswire, Religion / 5 comments

Police in Pennsylvania and Delaware are trying to figure out who vandalized two churches this week, authorities said. In Pottstown, the outer walls of Zion's United Church ...

Out-of-body Experiences Debunked

September 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Science / 12 comments

LONDON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- British and other European researchers have found a way to induce out-of-body experiences using virtual reality goggles. The researchers, who used the ...

"Biofilm" Alert

September 25th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Science / 3 comments

For years we've been hearing about increases in "antibiotic-resistant bacteria." This was a troubling enough development. Not being a microbiologist, I assumed that the problem was ...
Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

September 21st, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 5 comments

Steven Pinker is a respected experimental psychologist, popular science writer, and academic ping-pong ball bouncing back and forth from MIT to Harvard, currently residing in the ...
Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw Lem

September 13th, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 6 comments

Ever read Polish science fiction? What about Polish science fiction written by an atheist, for whom arguing theology with Karol Wojtyla (better known as Pope John Paul ...

Greenland Ice Melt Triggers Earthquakes

September 8th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Science / Comments Off on Greenland Ice Melt Triggers Earthquakes

The Greenland ice cap is melting so quickly that it is triggering earthquakes as pieces of ice several cubic kilometres in size break off. Scientists monitoring events ...

Richardson: God Scheduling Primaries

September 4th, 2007 / Humor, Newswire / 5 comments

Richardson: God Scheduling Primaries Sioux City, Ia. - God's will is for Iowa to have the first-in-the-nation caucus, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson told a crowd here Monday. "Iowa, for good ...