Has the US National Park Service gone rogue?

The short TL;DR; answer is probably not, and officially they continue to maintain a politically neutral position. So what inspired the question? The National Mall, the bit of land between the US Capital and the Lincoln Memorial, is officially managed by the US National Park Service. As you are no doubt aware, when Mr T … Read moreHas the US National Park Service gone rogue?

#QEDcon – Random notes, Pictures & tweets from Sunday

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome Back Replay of the QED Intro clip then Matt Parker does his bit. 10:10 Cara Santa Maria – Science, Skepticism, and Atheism (Oh My!): My Modest Attempt to Improve the American Media Landscape Cara introduces us to what she does as a science communicator and then lays out the path she took to … Read more#QEDcon – Random notes, Pictures & tweets from Sunday

How can you get into Catholic heaven? – Just tweet apparently.

Sometimes you just can’t make it up, to ensure that they can maintain their monopoly on complete and utter bullshit the Vatican has a special offer … In its latest attempt to keep up with the times the Vatican has married one of its oldest traditions to the world of social media by offering “indulgences” to followers … Read moreHow can you get into Catholic heaven? – Just tweet apparently.