New Scientist censored

The New Scientist had a story by their book editor Amanda Gefter called “How to Spot a Hidden Religious Agenda“. It was pulled from their web site; the explanation being that they “received a complaint about the contents of the story.” You can still find a copy here, and we’ve copied the text until we … Read more

Bad Universe

The secret is out. The skeptic astronomer, Phil Plate, had a super secret project that is now in the public domain. He has been working on a fabulous new Discovery channel series, here is a preview. It feels a bit like “Death from the skies” meets “Mythbusters”, lots of practical real science that de-bunks the … Read more

The Gay Crusade

Over at the Atheist Experience blog there has been a fascinating dialog going on. A Catholic has been banging on about how being gay is wicked. Here is a wonderful take-down to the latest note from this ‘believer’, it pulls it all apart and revels her stance to be complete bullshit. I’ve posted it here … Read more

Massive Star Discovered

This is amazing … A newfound star has shattered the record as the most massive stellar monster ever seen, astronomers announced today. Weighing in at a whopping 265 times the mass of our sun, the behemoth may have actually slimmed down since birth, when it likely tipped the scales at 320 times the sun’s mass. … Read more

Strike

Wow … PZ of Pharyngula over at Science Blogs has gone on strike. There appears to be a lot of discontent with the way the Seed media is running the show. Many Bloggers have left … PZ now on strike … I wonder what comes next? Pharyngula Evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a … Read more