Christopher

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Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Netanyahu defends decision to address Congress: 'Today we are no longer silent'

In speech to American Israel Public Affairs Committee the Israeli prime minister insists visit to Congress is necessary to control Iran’s nuclear potential<p>An undaunted Binyamin Netanyahu has defended his decision to defy the White House and accept an invitation from Republican leader John Boehner …

What's In Your Herbal Supplements? DNA Barcoding Identifies "Houseplants And Wheat"

New York State starts to crack down on mislabeled pills<p>What's that in your St. John's wort supplement, or your ginkgo biloba pill? What if it's not the plant you thought at all? The New York State Attorney General's office DNA-tested dozens of bottles of big-brand supplements to determine what they …

Religion at Burning Man

The Latin word "religio" is the root for our word "religion." It means to tie, bind or fasten in the way that you might moor a boat. In a world of coercive and persuasive powers that compel and draw us as moral, intellectual and aesthetic beings, religion is the way that we seek orientation, or the …

Doesn't religion cause most of the conflict in the world?

Rachel Woodlock (Islam)<p>Religion is powerfully motivating and belligerent humans fight over it. Heck, religion has caused conflict even in my diverse and tolerant family. Taking our daughter to visit her Irish-Catholic relatives, I asked my husband to make sure they didn't give her any pork. Like …

‘Religion, Morality and Knowledge’: Michelle Malkin and David Barton Reveal the Darker Side of Education Reform

<i>TheBlaze’s Erica Ritz contributed to this report.</i><p>—<p>Michelle Malkin tackled education reform and the ever-contentious Common Core standards during Glenn Beck’s Man in the Moon event. Covering a different side of the coin, historian David Barton later delved into the historical roots of religion in …