In West Palm Beach, Florida, the Jehovah’s Witnesses are beginning their convention season by hosting 14 consecutive weeks of conventions. That’s a lot of doom and gloom, considering that this year’s theme is “Keep On The Watch!”, relating current world events such as earthquakes and the swine flu to biblical prophecies of the apocalypse. Heavy [...]
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Entries for May, 2009
You’ve seen sunrises and moonrises, but have you ever seen a Milky Way rise? The Milky Way is the galaxy our solar system resides in, contains at least 200 billion stars, and it’s a pretty magnificent sight if you get to see it in a truly dark sky. Unfortunately, most people live in towns and [...]
Spoken for the truth. Shirley Wu has gained a new reader here, and I suggest you check out what she has to say to Oprah Winfrey in her blog over the fact that Ms. Winfrey has decided to endorse Jenny McCarthy and her anti-vax nonsense. Thanks for the post, Shirley – here’s hoping she reconsiders!
Wait, what? How can something that doesn’t work, help? And if it helps, doesn’t that mean it works? There is a new study out today (Reuters, Seattle PI) from the Group Health Center for Health Studies that shows acupuncture provides at least some benefit to people with chronic lower back pain. I’m sure that acupuncture [...]
Honestly, if this was how science was taught in every classroom, we’d have a nation of scientific geniuses and a lot of great comedians.