Wow! The Supermoon Was Awesome Behind Brazil’s “Christ the Redeemer”!

Of all the images of the Supermoon of July 12, 2014, perhaps this is the most dramatic:  the moon low in the sky, behind Rio de Janeiro's iconic 130-foot statue of "Christ the Redeemer."A "supermoon" occurs when the moon is full on the same night that it's at the closest point in its orbit.  Saturday's supermoon was the first of the season, but there's another on the way August 10.Photo:  Getty Images … [Read more...]

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Why UC-Davis’ New Study of Free Will Is Horse Patootie

Free will, scientists at UC-Davis claim, may be nothing more than the result of background noise in the brain.  A study published in April in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience purports to show that humans' decisions can be predicted based on patterns of brain activity in the minutes before the choice is placed before them.According to The Independent, The brain has a normal level of so-called background noise; the researchers found that the pattern of activity in the brain in the … [Read more...]

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HOW DID WE GET HERE? Bill Nye’s Scientism vs. Ken Ham’s Creationism Face Off Tonight in Sold-Out Debate

Bill Nye The Science Guy and Ken Ham, Creation Man, will face off in a debate this evening that's garnered a lot of attention on the Internet and in local communities.Tickets for the debate in the 800-seat auditorium at the Creation Museum in Kentucky sold out within twenty minutes after they went on sale yesterday.  The debate will air at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time on NBCNews.com and MSNBC.com, or via debatelive.org.  And some folks I know are gathering at local churches to watch on a big s … [Read more...]

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