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Are We Living in a Black Hole?

February 20th, 2014|

Let’s rewind the clock. Before humans existed, before Earth formed, before the sun ignited, before galaxies arose, before light could even shine, there was the Big Bang. This happened 13.8 billion years ago.
But what about […]

Physics breakthrough: Is the universe a giant hologram?

January 30th, 2014|

Scientists have found the “clearest evidence yet” that the universe we inhabit is a giant hologram, paving the way towards reconciling one of physics’ most pressing issues: the relationship between Einstein’s theory of relativity […]

Christians support Satanist display at Oklahoma Capitol

January 29th, 2014|

The leader of a Satanic temple said he has been touched by the support his group has received for its proposal to place a monument next to the Ten Commandments at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

“It’s really […]

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    Humanity Is Becoming Increasingly Less Violent, with One Exception

Humanity Is Becoming Increasingly Less Violent, with One Exception

January 25th, 2014|

Humanity Is Becoming Increasingly Less Violent, with One Exception — Religious Violence

The findings of a major new Pew Research Center’s study confirm the importance of secularism.
Wherever you look in the world, there continues to […]

Should Bill Nye Debate Ken Ham?

January 21st, 2014|

By Dan Arel - http://www.richarddawkins.net/

Scientists should not debate creationists. Period. This may sound harsh but let’s start by looking at what sparked this statement. TV personality and science advocate Bill Nye (Bill Nye the Science Guy) […]

Genetic Adam Lived Much Earlier Than Previously Thought

January 20th, 2014|

Our most recent common ancestor is 150,000 years old.

“Genetic Adam” is the popular term for the common male ancestor of all humanity. Clues to his identity lie within the Y chromosome, a stretch of […]

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

January 12th, 2014|

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling throughout the bloodstream.

The study, “TRAIL-Coated Leukocytes that Kill Cancer Cells in the Circulation,” […]

How to be agnostic

January 11th, 2014|

I used to be a priest in the Church of England. Then – to cut a long story short – a few years later, I left, an atheist. The transition came about partly as […]

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    NASA’s Hubble Sees Cloudy Super-Worlds with Chance for More Clouds

NASA’s Hubble Sees Cloudy Super-Worlds with Chance for More Clouds

January 10th, 2014|

Scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have characterized the atmospheres of two of the most common type of planets in the Milky Way galaxy and found both may be blanketed with clouds.

The planets are […]

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    A Year Without God: A Former Pastor’s Journey Into Atheism

A Year Without God: A Former Pastor’s Journey Into Atheism

January 9th, 2014|

What difference does God make?

About a year ago a friend and Episcopal priest, told me her atheist friend asked her this question. She found it harder to answer than she expected. He had batted […]