'Newswire' Archive

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 ...

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," ...

Pullman Has 'em Running Scared

October 11th, 2007 / Atheism, Film, Newswire, Religion / 1 comment

The folks at the Catholic League for Civil Rights, who are never shy about attacking films they believe promote an anti-Catholic agenda, have November's release of The Golden Compass directly ...

High Court Smacks Down 3 Religious Challenges

October 1st, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on High Court Smacks Down 3 Religious Challenges

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday refusing to get involved in two church-state disputes — one over religious organizations paying for workers' birth-control health insurance benefits, ...

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 ...

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 ...

DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking

August 30th, 2007 / Newswire, Society / Comments Off on DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking

DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking From the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: The federal government is proposing regulations that would effectively kill adult social-networking sites. This is being done under ...

Sanity Returns to Texas

August 30th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on Sanity Returns to Texas

Sanity Returns to Texas Common sense and justice may have had something to do with it, but it was the parole board's recommendation that did the trick. Texas Governor Rick ...

The Men's Bathroom Hypocrite

August 29th, 2007 / Black Sun Shadow Awards, Newswire / Comments Off on The Men's Bathroom Hypocrite

The Men's Bathroom Hypocrite And the latest Black Sun Shadow Award goes to...Senator Larry Craig. He has supported a federal constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. In 1996, Craig also voted in ...

Might As Well Be Prison

August 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / 1 comment

More heartwarming news from the world's most infamous theocracy: Iran has shut down barber shops offering unconventional Western hair styles amid a police crackdown on dress deemed un-Islamic, reports said. "Over ...

The Dopler Effect

August 24th, 2007 / Future Tech, Newswire, Science, Television / 2 comments

[UPDATED 08.24.07 -- Now that I've finished the series] Well, first an apology for what was a very hasty post. This is positively the last time I will review a series ...

Monkeys Take Over Town

August 24th, 2007 / Newswire, Science / 1 comment

This startling story of vervet monkeys should remind us of how smart and amazingly human-like they actually are. They form raiding parties. They post lookouts and communicate. They follow ...