Brighten the Moon

In weird news for today, it turns out some folks are trying to brighten . . . the moon. Oh, and they’re connected to a cosmetics company: Somewhere between tongue-in-cheek pranksterism and an elaborate design fiction proposal, the so-called FOREO Institute—connected to FOREO, the beauty products firm—has a plan for “transforming the surface of the moon.” [Read More...]

Listen to Alexander Graham Bell

Well, this is just flat-out cool: you can now listen to the actual voice of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone. [Read more...]

Fascinating Writing on Scientists and Religion

Elaine Howard Ecklund speaking at a 2010 Faith Angle Forum.

Elaine Howard Ecklund, a sociologist at Rice University, is one of the world’s leading experts on scientists and religion. She has done extensive research on what scientists really think about religion, much of which you can find in her excellent book, Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The High Calling website has been featuring [Read More...]


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