Simon Singh Wrote a Perfectly Fine Article About Homeopathy, but an Indian Newspaper Rejected it

During a recent trip to India, author and scientist Simon Singh was asked by the editors of the Hindustan Times to write an article about homeopathy. Singh did just that, only to have his piece rejected



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Raif Badawi Has Been Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, According to Norwegian Media

While the fate of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi (below) is still up in the air — he’s received 50 lashes of a 1,000-lashes punishment for “insulting Islam,” though the flogging has been indefinitely delayed — there’s some news that could bring even more positive attention his way.



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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Science of the Super Bowl

The biggest sporting event of the year, as seen by an astrophysicist:



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Creationist Ken Ham is Angry That Carnival Referenced Evolution During Its Super Bowl Ad

Earlier tonight, the Carnival Corporation aired its first-ever Super Bowl commercial. It featured the voice of President John F. Kennedy talking about returning to the sea:

I really don’t know why it is that all of us are so committed to the sea, except I think it is because in addition to the fact that the sea changes and the light changes and ships change, it’s because we all came from the sea. And it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have, in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it we are going back from whence we came.

As far as commercials go, I have to say it was pretty effective. I’d never heard those words before, but they really resonate.

Unless you’re Creationist Ken Ham and you saw this as evolution propaganda.

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God’s Super Bowl Press Conference

It has as much insight as pretty much every athlete interview you’ll ever see:



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