Monthly Archives: August 2012

God Would Have Smacked You Silly.

So some idiot thought it would be inspiring to capitalize on the death of Neil Armstrong to tell everyone how great God is … … without letting the facts get in the way, like his time of death (2:45 PM … Continue reading

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The Best of Intentions

Elderly woman destroys 19th-century fresco with DIY restoration Three separate photographs of “Ecce Homo” by painter Elias Garcia Martinez show extensive damage caused by an elderly woman who decided the masterpiece needed a little refurbishment. But in a time of … Continue reading

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As Ireland Goes, So Goes … ?

Religiosity Plummets In Ireland And Declines Worldwide; Atheism On The Rise According to the poll released by WIN-Gallup International, the traditionally Catholic country has seen one of the steepest drops worldwide in religiosity.   The poll — which was based … Continue reading

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More Justice in the Eyes of Allah

Christian Girl With Down Syndrome Charged With Blasphemy in Pakistan An 11-year-old Christian girl who reportedly has Down syndrome and/or learning disabilities has been arrested for blasphemy in Pakistan. Identified only as Rimsha in Agence France-Presse, the girl was arrested … Continue reading

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Well Here’s Our Problem …

… and the article it came from. It would be one thing if Akin were the lone anti-science science expert on the committee. But he’s not alone. The governing body in charge of many of our most important scientific institutions … Continue reading

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In a Word, Yes.

Two other things: First, I will be traveling this week so it’s short posts and Reddit pictures for all.  Hopefully it won’t be too painful.  I’ll be back to normal posts the following Monday, September 3rd. Second:  To anyone who … Continue reading

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So You Can Turn Water Into Wine, Huh …

Johns Hopkins Researchers Return Blood Cells to Stem Cell State Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a reliable method to turn the clock back on blood cells, restoring them to a primitive stem cell state from which they can then develop … Continue reading

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