We're liveblogging the premiere of "Cosmos" tonight! Scroll down and join us!
If you've already got the free church gun
and the free church steak dinner
, why not go for the trifecta and get a tattoo to match? Head to Florida and get the logo of the Cross church in Mount Dora
inked on your skin. No charge!
Pastor Zach Zehnder loves
the churchgoers who've done just that.
“It speaks to their dedication of not just the church, but them following after Jesus,” Zehnder said. ... “We touched on the idea of tattoos and I kind of flippantly... said I’m so not against tattoos that if anybody out there wants to get one, the church would find money for it."
Science junkies meet couch potatoes for a TV spectacle both should enjoy. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
is a new, 13-episode documentary series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson
that kicks off tonight at 9:00p (ET) on Fox, National Geographic, and eight other cable networks. It will also be be shown in more than 175 countries across the globe, says
the L.A. Times
The paper has an interview with executive producer Seth MacFarlane
, who implies that he helped fund the project.
I was crossing paths with [Tyson] ... and I always thought to myself, I have a connection there to the scientific community and things are going well financially and I wanted to see what I could do to throw some of this extra money around in a positive way. Science is, in many ways, more and more underfunded. I was thinking in terms of research projects, I asked him if there were any research projects that need funding in any field of science.
Tyson mentioned it would be wonderful to do a remake of Carl Sagan's famous TV series from the 1980s
, Fox TV signed on after MacFarlane brought the idea to them, and here we are.
According to a recently-released report
from the Pew Research Center, only 36% of Millennials (ages 18-33) feel like the description "religious person" describes them well: