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Richard Dawkins: Kentucky clerk should give up her job or her religion

Scientist called ‘global face of atheism’ asks why Christians believe their religious freedom has been violated when they can’t ‘curtail somebody else’s freedom’<p>Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who has denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples, should either give up her religion or her job, Richard …

SpaceX is working on a 'pizza box' that should scare your internet company

In January, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced that's exactly what he intends to do with his rocket company SpaceX. The idea is to launch 4,000 internet-providing satellites into orbit by 2030.<p>Writer Tim Urban sat down with a top SpaceX engineer to learn more about how this game-changing satellite …

Kentucky gay marriage row: Rally for jailed clerk Kim Davis

<b>Hundreds have gathered in support of a county clerk in the US state of Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples.</b><p>Kim Davis, an elected official in Rowan County, has said the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the issue conflicts with her Christian beliefs.<p>Some of …

Rally to support defiant clerk jailed over marriage licenses

GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — They stood chanting outside the jail house, "Thank you, Kim; Thank you, Kim," and prayed that the defiant county clerk locked inside could hear them.<p>As Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis began her third day as an inmate at the Carter County Detention Center on Saturday, having chosen …

Listen up, Ted Cruz: Here’s what you don’t understand about climate change and science

<b>(AP/Andrew Harnik)</b><p>The Texas senator says the facts don’t back global warming. He doesn’t understand how science assesses facts<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>September 5, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>In 2004, science historian Naomi Oreskes did a survey of abstracts published in the previous 10 years matching the search term …

Replication

10 Crazy Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

Is your day-to-day life full of stress and chaos?<p>Are you scrambling to find a peaceful moment in the day when you can put your feet up and relax? Are …

Time Travel

How Much Has Our Perception Of Great Leadership Shifted Over The Past Decade And What Has Changed?

So much has been written in countless books, articles and research studies about “great leadership” today – what it is and what’s required for individuals to become stand-out leaders who catalyze positive change within people and organizations.<p>One question I’ve wondered about in reviewing today’s …

Physicists 'Squeeze' the Uncertainty Out of the Uncertainty Principle

Thank absolute zero temperatures and something called 'quantum squirting.'<p>Life in the quantum realm means never sitting still. A photon doesn't rest (or "stop") because it turns out that achieving zero energy and, thus, complete predictability requires a bit more effort than it does to just buzz …