Craig Harlow

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Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

Bernie Sanders: 17 things the Democratic socialist believes

<b>Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is catching up - and even surpassing - Hillary Clinton in some polls. What are the Vermont senator's policies and beliefs?</b><p><b>1. He is a socialist.</b> Sanders is running as a "Democratic socialist", but in his long political career he became comfortable …

Middle-class

Thousands of Texas Women Are Trying to Perform Home Abortions, Study Finds

A study has found that more than 100,000 women have tried to end their pregnancies without medical assistance since a Texas law aimed at restricting …

The Jew/Atheist Paradox

When I recently wrote about Godless Jews, I cited a Harris survey that surprised a lot of people. The majority of Jews don't believe in God. They are atheists. What makes this result even more interesting is another finding in a Pew Research Center survey on how Americans feel about different …

Religion

Archaeologists To Ben Carson: Ancient Egyptians Wrote Down Why The Pyramids Were Built

Yesterday, November 4, marked 93 years to the day that the tomb of King Tutankhamen was opened in Egypt, revealing spectacular artifacts and a magnificent mummy of the boy king. The celebration was somewhat marred, at least here in the U.S., by a leading Republican candidate for president, former …

Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys argument for intelligent design: “I cannot look at the universe and say that yes, there’s a God, and this God cares about my life — at all”

<b>Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Frank Micelotta)</b><p>The famed astrophysicist and author goes toe-toe with celebrity pastor Carl Lentz on “The Nightly Show”<p>Anna Silman<p>November 5, 2015 6:56pm (UTC)<p>On the “Nightly Show” Wednesday evening, Neil deGrasse Tyson went toe-to-toe with celebrity pastor Carl Lentz and …

Comedy Central

Carson tells AP: Seventh-day Adventism is right for him

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — As his surge in heavily evangelical Iowa puts a spotlight on his faith, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is …

Government

Christians Still Fail to Understand Religious Freedom

The conservative media is always looking for a reason to be outraged. Unfortunately, the origin of the outrage is often a lack of information. For example, Megyn Kelly of Fox News took to the air earlier this week to discuss a court case that she feels proves President Obama and liberals are waging …

We are the most unequal society in the developed world: As bad as you think income inequality is, it’s so much worse

<b>(AP/Reuters/Dennis Van Tine/Richard Drew/Shannon Stapleton)</b><p>Now that the Occupy movement is all but over, we must find new ways to educate the public — before it’s too late<p>Les Leopold<p>October 29, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic …

Middle-class

The 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix for Halloween

But there are a lot of choices. So to make the rest of your October movie-watching easier, here are the 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now.<p>Grab a friend and come on in.

Horror

America's wars have introduced thousands of words to English usage in the US

Speech, much like the world, is in a constant state of flux. The way that wars alter the world, they also modify the way we speak and redefine the way we think.<p>As troops have invaded nations, slang too has invaded our vernacular.<p>As early as the Civil War, military reporter R.W. McAlpine wrote about …

War

Catholic hospital denies Michigan woman treatment on religious grounds

Jessica Mann’s doctor said a life-threatening condition meant she needed a tubal ligation. In a move that follows a disturbing trend, the hospital said no<p>Weeks after learning she would give birth to her third child, Jessica Mann was faced with a difficult decision: because she was stricken by a …

Astrophysicist says Bengals' game-winning FG aided by Earth's rotation

Mike Nugent's game-winning field goal for the Cincinnati Bengals in overtime hit the left upright before bouncing in. Nugent can thank the Earth's …

This Hubble image shows thousands of galaxies — and that's only a tiny fraction of the sky

What happens when you take a 2.4-meter telescope, launch it into space, and command it to stare at one spot in the sky for a solid 14 hours, taking data both in visible light (like our eyes see) and infrared?<p>This. This.<p>Can I get a "Yowza!" from the congregation? No? Maybe that's because when I …

Universe

Here's the most disproportionately high-paying job in every state

The average judicial law clerk in New York State makes twice as much per year as the average clerk in the US as a whole.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment Statistics program provides detailed information on employment and wages for hundreds of detailed occupational categories …

Employment

The First Zombie On 'Walking Dead' Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

Mostly because she's not a zombie.<p>When we last saw Summer the Teddy Bear Walker, she and half of her face were looking to savagely tear Rick Grimes apart in the "Walking Dead" premiere five years ago. We know. Adorable, right? She was the first zombie to ever appear on the show and coincidentally …

11 times the world was supposed to end and didn't

It's October 7, 2015.<p>This is the day the world will come to an end, according to a Christian group based in Philadelphia.<p>It looks like we're all still here, though it's probably not the last time we'll be warned about Earth's annihilation.<p>Doomsday theorists and religious sects have been predicting …

Antarctic scientists face breathalyser tests due to alcohol-fuelled fighting and 'indecent exposure'

Audit of two Antarctic bases run by United States heard that alcohol was fuelling “unpredictable behaviour”, with calls to deploy breathalysers<p>Breathalysers could be used to curb alcohol abuse among scientists at US bases in Antarctica following “unpredictable behaviour” caused by excess drinking, …

“This is what erasure looks like”: Texas mother shames textbook company into putting slavery back in American history textbook

The textbook had referred to slaves as “workers” who “immigrated” to the United States<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>October 6, 2015 2:38pm (UTC)<p>The New York Times reports that the publisher of a textbook which referred to African slaves as "workers" would be changed -- but the woman who first lobbied the …

Black History

13 Running Facts About The Fugitive

Pop quiz: Recall the name of your favorite teacher.<p>Extra credit: Recall the name of your least favorite teacher.<p>Regardless of how many years removed …

Harrison Ford

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Discovering George Orwell’s Barcelona

Most visitors to Barcelona come to enjoy the tapas and the beaches, to gaze in wonder at Gaudi’s architecture and Picasso’s art, to promenade on the Ramblas or shop on the Passeig de Gracia. But for those with an interest in political or literary history the city has another side, hidden from the …

Your Heart Vs. Brain: Webcomic Highlights Hilarious Battle Between Our Emotions And Intellect

Which do you listen to more often your brain or your heart? Life is a constant battle between your emotions and intellect and it takes a healthy …

Comic Books

Can you spot EARTH in this stunning image? If you think you can, prepare to be ASTONISHED

GETTYOur sun, the tiny white speck bottom left, shown next to red hyper giant VY Canis Majoris<p>This staggering image shows how our sun - which is so …

Universe

Edward Snowden's ready to go to prison, waiting on answer from U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Edward Snowden says he's offered "many times" to go to prison in the United States as part of a deal to return from exile in Russia but is still waiting for an answer from the American government.<p>The former National Security Agency contractor who leaked documents about top secret mass …

Surveillance

SunPump pumps new life into solar thermal heating

A heat pump is basically like a fridge, moving heat from one place to another. Ground source heat pumps move it from the ground to the inside; Air …

Hybrid solar roofing system uses heat pipes to boost efficiency

The patented system combines flat heat pipes with PV cells to both heat water and generate electricity. Heat pipes are used to transfer heat away …

Scared Yet? How Fear Hijacked Campaign 2015

What do you do when you're six weeks from the biggest election of your life, your party is mired in scandal and shedding candidates almost daily, …