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  • New thoughts about climate change
    Some new thinking about climate change
    WEATHERTORIAL: A few weeks ago, returning from an AAAS (American Association For The Advancement of Science) Conference in San Jose, CA, I had the pleasure of meeting another conference attendee at a San Jose airport restaurant. The gentleman, a...
  • The scientific case against evolution : It is a philosophy not a science
    The scientific case against evolution : It is a philosophy not a science
    In no way does the idea of molecule to man evolution meet the long-accepted criteria of a scientific theory. There are no such evolutionary transitions that have ever been observed in the fossil record of the past; and the universal law of entropy...
  • Dorkins
    The "Software" of Life Argument for an Intelligent Designer, part seven
    Another excerpt from my new book What Your Atheist Professor Doesn't Know (But Should):Three major “authorities” to which people generally conform are peers, the media, and academia. But just as with computers, if you have errors...
  • Science behind the great dress debate
    Science behind the great dress debate
    Yesterday, Feb. 27, a picture of a dress from a Tumblr post went viral as the internet began to lose their heads in a debate over the subject's color.The two most supported color schemes of the bodycon dress were blue with black lace fringe or...
  • Black Hole in Spacke
    Immense black hole identified
    Mysterious and massive is a way to describe this black hole in space that has been identified and is at least 12 billion times more massive than our sun. This immense black monster is actually still a “young” black hole according to...
  • Stress and Poverty
    This is your brain on adversity
    Growing up in a poor neighborhood can create an onslaught of challenges for the kids forced to grow up in them: A greater chance of witnessing or experiencing violence, limited access to fresh and healthy food, a lack of stable and adequate...
  • Pluto and two moons
    Getting closer! New Horizons sees two of Pluto’s smaller moons for first time
    The New Horizons spacecraft, on course for a historic encounter with Pluto this summer, is now close enough to see two of its smaller moons for the first time. The new views also come 85 years after the discovery of Pluto by astronomer Clyde...
  • Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, Maryland
    Maryland Science Center: Science Experiements, Stargazing, Drones
    Looking for activities for the kids? The Maryland Science Center has a full schedule of events, science experiments, story times, and activities.Coming up at the Maryland Science Center:Animal AnticsFebruary 24, 2015, at 10 a.m.Join the Kids Room...
  • The last week of February, 2015...and the paranormal has taken a back seat
    The last week of February, 2015...and the paranormal has taken a back seat
    Here it is…the second month of 2015 and life goes on. There’s been no endless waiting on the phone to schedule an investigation at Waverly Hills Sanitarium in Louisville, Kentucky; or for that matter, taking a place in line for any...
  • Book talk (part two): ‘Prophecy 20/20’ by Missler
    Book talk (part two): ‘Prophecy 20/20’ by Missler
    Title: “Prophecy 20/20: Profiling the Future Through the Lens of Scripture”Author: Dr. Chuck MisslerGenre: Biblical Eschatology and Science (Quantum Physics)Focus:Chapter 2 – “The Boundaries of Our Reality”Chapter 3 ...
  • Chocolate fountain
    UK scientists create chocolate bar that reduces wrinkles
    If you love chocolate and are worrying about aging there is some good news for you! According to the Feb. 19 report from The Telegraph and the Feb. 20 report from Unexplained Mysteries, scientists have created a chocolate that promises to slow...
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    Dogs take humans at more than face value
    The BBC reports today about a study in Animal Cognition that discusses the concept that dogs can really tell who is trustworthy or not. Apparently, once the dog has figured out the reliability of a person, and they can not trust, they no longer...
  • January 2015 global temps rank second in record
    NOAA reports Earth had second warmest January on record in 2015
    In the release its latest monthly analysis of global temperatures on Thursday the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. reported that, with a combined land and sea average...
  • The Titan Submarine Phase I Conceptual Design
    Exploring an alien sea: NASA designs submarine to send to Titan
    Who wouldn’t want to go explore an alien sea? It seems that NASA would certainly like to, and the agency has unveiled a new submarine design to hopefully do just that one day. The submarine would be sent to Saturn’s largest moon, Titan...
  • Ligeia Mare sea on Titan
    New technique provides better, clearer radar images of Titan's amazing surface
    Saturn’s largest moon Titan is a fascinating world, uniquely alien yet eerily Earth-like in many ways, with its rain, rivers, lakes, seas, and massive sand dunes. But in this extremely cold environment, it is liquid methane and ethane which...