The Day’s Cycle In 5 Distinct Locations

A really neat photographic presentation of all the phases of a day in each of 5 different locations. [Read more...]

Rational Beliefs, Rational Actions, And When It Is Rational To Act On What You Don’t Think Is True

We hold beliefs with various degrees of justification and the demands of rationality dictate to us that we proportion our degree of belief to the degree of our justification.  If I am looking at evidence for two sides of a position and I find that 60% of the evidence seems to favor side A, whereas [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: Mr. Deity’s Creative Gift For His Chosen People

Brand new Mr. Deity! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

What Does Dexter Reveal About America?

Michael C. Hall discussed the European response to Dexter and how it differs from the American one. …people are fascinated.  And I think in some markets overseas, they’re interested in the show in that it’s an American show, interested in what it might say or might not say about American culture, so that’s an added [Read More...]

Weirdo Claiming To Be Bob Dylan Picked Up By Cop And Turned Out To Be Bob Dylan

Hilarious: Let’s say you run into an old man in a hood and sweatpants wandering around your neighborhood all alone in the pouring rain. 24-year-old Buble picked up Dylan in a Long Branch front yard, after the home’s occupants called in a report of a suspicious person. Buble told ABC, “I asked him what his [Read More...]

Bertrand Russell In A 1959 Interview

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Chris Jordan’s Cans Seurat

Chris Jordan’s “Can’s Seurat” (2007) is 60×92″ and it “depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.” And closer up: And even closer up: Click here for more examples of Chris Jordan’s amazing photographic artwork chronicling American consumerism.  His book Running the Numbers: An American Self-portrait is out in hardcover. [Read More...]

Love, Religious Style

Daniel M of Good Reason relays this poignant anecdote: I was on a long car trip with my very Mormon mother. Out of the blue, she said, “So you think it’s okay for gay people to get married, do you?” “Yeah,” I said. “I think it’ll be fine.” Mom said “What if your sons turned [Read More...]

Anatomy Of A Black Hole

A neat presentation of the nature and workings of black holes. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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