Frank Schaeffer, son of the famous evangelical, appears here being interviewed by Rachel Maddow about the poll that discovered that 1 in 3 of NJ Conservatives truly believe that Obama is the Anti-Christ. We apparently have a sub-culture of belief that rejects facts and embraces beyond-crazy. To be quite frank, this is a complete social … Read more Crazy for God Author has a few words regarding the theo-cons
About six months ago new evidence came to light that drinking coffee may help prevent diabetes (you can read about that here). Past studies had suggested that regular coffee drinking may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, it was not new then, so to verify they fed either water or coffee to a group … Read more Why does Coffee Protect Against Diabetes?
Science should be all about transparency, but apparently that’s not always the case. Why does it matter? Well basically because folks need to have the opportunity to review the details of studies that have been done and to criticize and rip them to pieces if the study is in any way dubious or simply wrong. … Read more Now you see it, now you don’t
PRINCETON, NJ — Seven in 10 Americans say religion is losing its influence on American life — one of the highest such responses in Gallup’s 53-year history of asking this question, and significantly higher than in the first half of the past decade. Americans’ views of the influence of religion in the U.S. have fluctuated … Read more Religion Losing Influence in America – GALLUP
Apparently the Minnesota Planetarium Society has announced that a thirteenth sign, Ophiuchus, should be added to the zodiac charts. Now, least you wonder, this is not science, instead its a belief which teaches that the relative positions of celestial bodies and related details can provide information about personality, human affairs and other “earthly” matters. You … Read more The 13th Astrological Sign!!
According to the UK government “Nearly one in five people living in the UK today will survive to see their 100th birthday” (or to be more specific, The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) said its figures suggested 10 million people – 17% of the population – would become centenarians)… hummm, now those are not … Read more How long can we live?