The Ebola Empathy ChallengeEbola may infect 10,000 within a month, and hundreds of thousands thereafter, according to epidemiology models.
Disease modelers project a rapidly rising toll from Ebola
(For a summary see this comme…DiscussionThe Ebola Empathy Challenge1 LikeFlying Spaghetti Monster invades heaven.via the Friendly Atheist website.
Mary: "Button up that shirt!"
Jesus: "It' not like the pope's visiting"
Mary: "You look like a hippie!"
Some good lines there. DiscussionFlying Spaghetti Monster invades heaven.7 LikesLeader of the Church of England doubts the e…Recently when interviewed at Bristol Cathedral, Archbishop Justin Welby said he had questioned why God had failed to intervene to prevent injustice. “The other day I was praying over something as I…DiscussionLeader of the Church of England doubts the e…4 LikesWhat will happen if Scotland Succeeds from t…I have been following and have no idea how Scotland's vote will go on Sept 18. After reading up on the history of uniting Scotland with England, I get the feeling it wasn't entirely involuntary on t…DiscussionWhat will happen if Scotland Succeeds from t…2 LikesHow Beliefs Resist Change - Christianity and…videoHow Beliefs Resist Change - Christianity and…4 LikesScientists report first semiaquatic dinosaur…The aquatic adaptations of Spinosaurus differ significantly from earlier members of the spinosaurid family that lived on land but were known to eat fish. These adaptations include:
Small nostrils l…DiscussionScientists report first semiaquatic dinosaur…5 LikesEasy Home Made Barley (or lentil) SoupThis was a attempt to re-create barley soup my mother used to make. I'm sure she would say it's not at all the same but I like it a lot and it reminds me of her. It is pretty thick - that can be ch…DiscussionEasy Home Made Barley (or lentil) Soup1 Likehey Air Force - go F yourself!<a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/09/10/atheist_air_force_airman_must_swear_religious_oath_to_reenlist.html">http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/09/10/atheist_air_force_airman_must_swear_religious_oath_to_reenlist.html</a>
An atheist member of the U.S. Air Force has been told he must swear “so help me…Discussionhey Air Force - go F yourself!2 LikesIs Archaeology a Science?I guess that archaeology uses scientific method for much of its investigation but there is also a great deal of imagination applied to deduce the purpose of many archaeological artifacts.
I began thi…DiscussionIs Archaeology a Science?2 LikesNew Mapping of StonehengeMapping reveals Stonehenge secrets
Archaeologists have unveiled the most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds.
<a href="https://t.co/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2">https://t.co/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2</a>…DiscussionNew Mapping of Stonehenge2 LikesBIBLE CHALLENGEvideoBIBLE CHALLENGE2 LikesHaystack Rock Jan 20 2013photoHaystack Rock Jan 20 20131 LikeLigulariaphotoLigularia1 LikeGarner on ReaganphotoGarner on Reagan2 Likeshurting your sonYou have probably heard of sexual assault against children. There are various behaviors some people might do to their kids - rape or intercourse, rear end raping boys, cutting off pieces of kids geni…Discussionhurting your son4 LikesMy Wonderful Morris-KittyProbably the hardest thing to leave behind when I left my wife was Munchkin, the wonderful butterscotch tabby who has been my avatar on another discussion board, never mind one of my favorite picture…DiscussionMy Wonderful Morris-Kitty3 LikesIlaphotoIla1 LikeSocial Media / Internet re-wires our brains.AsapScience
Some of the major points-
Social media sites are used by 1/3 or the world Brains scans show degradation of white matter in areas of emotional processing, attention, and decision making.…DiscussionSocial Media / Internet re-wires our brains.2 LikesThe Walk of Shame. In honor of Barbara's ne…We get the walk of shame when I say "do you want a bath?" but never on "Who stole the pizza from the countertop?"DiscussionThe Walk of Shame. In honor of Barbara's ne…2 LikesYear without GodYou might enjoy this blog: <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/yearwithoutgod">http://www.patheos.com/blogs/yearwithoutgod</a> It's by a pastor who is "trying on atheism" for a year. He isn't doing Christian things like church, praying, using God-language…DiscussionYear without God2 LikesWhere in the Universe is our Milky Way Galax…Where in the universe is the Milky Way?
Galaxies are in clusters, and large-scale systems of galaxies, called superclusters, have vague boundaries that are difficult to define (especially from the i…DiscussionWhere in the Universe is our Milky Way Galax…7 Likes