Archive for October, 2007

Climate is too complex for accurate predictions

October 26th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on Climate is too complex for accurate predictions

Climate change models, no matter how powerful, can never give a precise prediction of how greenhouse gases will warm the Earth, according to a new study. The ...
Of Course You Should Come Out

Of Course You Should Come Out

October 24th, 2007 / Atheism / 7 comments

[Graphic from the OUT Campaign] Salon's Cary Tennis answered this letter from a 20-year-old atheist with noncommittal gobbledygook. At least Tennis didn't show his full ...

White House Eviscerates CDC Climate Testimony

October 23rd, 2007 / Current Affairs, Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on White House Eviscerates CDC Climate Testimony

WASHINGTON - The White House severely edited congressional testimony given Tuesday by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the impact of climate change on health, ...

Kansas Rejects Coal Plant: Takes Lead on Warming

October 19th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on Kansas Rejects Coal Plant: Takes Lead on Warming

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment yesterday became the first government agency in the United States to cite carbon dioxide emissions as the reason for rejecting an air permit ...

Not Moral Enough to Kill or Die for Their Country

October 18th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Not Moral Enough to Kill or Die for Their Country

The Army, Navy and Air Force unwittingly advertised for recruits on a website for gays, who are barred from military service if they are open about their sexual orientation. ...

Hero

October 16th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Religion Inspired Murders / 6 comments

HOGANAS, Sweden (CNN) -- Swedish artist Lars Vilks says all he's doing is taking a stand in the name of artistic expression. But because of that stand, on this afternoon ...
David Borden of DRCNet

David Borden of DRCNet

October 15th, 2007 / Drug War / 5 comments

Last Friday I met DRCNet Executive Director David Borden at the Los Angeles Sheraton Universal, where he was attending the 2007 NORML conference. ...
A Milestone

A Milestone

October 13th, 2007 / Admin / 3 comments

Yesterday marked a major milestone for Black Sun Journal. Over 100,000 visits since October 28, 2005, and approaching 250,000 page views! This is thanks in ...
Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand

October 12th, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 11 comments

Welcome to a special edition of Atheist Of The Week, wherein we shall explore the life and philosophy of the intellectual and literary giant Ayn Rand, in ...

Repressed Shadow's a Bitch

October 12th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / 3 comments

Utah ranks No. 1 in the nation — and sometimes the world — for using Google to search the Web for such terms as "Jesus," "family history," "Harry Potter," "Mormon," ...