Pope no longer very popular in the UK

The folks organizing the papal visit to the UK have apparently, not only being making a bit of a hash of it all, but are now also faced with a bit of shock (for them) . Apparently people aren’t exactly stampeding over the pews to attend. They had originally planned a venue at Coventry Airport … Read more

Skeptic Heroes

I thought this was cool, so have decided to start the day off by re-posting it. Do you believe that skeptics are simply a few kooky unknowns who gather on occasions to be a bit cranky about we1rd beliefs? Well if so, then think again …. The following content comes from the CSI (Committee for … Read more

eBay – Body Enhancement Spell Cast by Magical Witch

Rebecca Watson, (of Skepchick fame) is running an eBay auction for a magical spell. The description reads … Are you tired of improving your physical self through diet, exercise, or careful grooming? Have you considered trying MAGIC? Yes, you have considered it. Otherwise why would you be here on eBay looking for a magical spell? … Read more

Martin Rees – Our Posthuman Future

I’ve just come across a fasinating article by Lord Martin Rees. Just in case you don’t know who he is, here is a link to his Wikipedia page. Our specific interest here is that he is not only an English cosmologist and astrophysicist, but has also been Astronomer Royal since 1995, Master of Trinity College, … Read more