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Reading the Bible As a Human Being

About nine years ago, my synagogue, our local Catholic church, and others in Sharon, Massachusetts held a joint program called "Catholics and Jews Learning Together." Our congregations met and read about the different ways we each understand Scripture.<p>We began grappling with the different ways …

Theology

Some Where’s Rainbow: Pink Floyd and Dorothy Land in Bushwick

Last week Brooklyn’s Where Gallery celebrated the close of its inaugural show with <i>Dark Side of the Rainbow</i>, <i></i>the live overdubbed experience of Victor …

Weekend Words: Handshake

“When is a handshake not just a handshake?” asks the <i>New York Daily News</i>. “When it happens between the presidents of Cuba and the United States, two …

There is a class of animals that never grow old

Grumpy Looking Blobfish Named World's Ugliest Animal

Despite the tricks Mother Nature might be playing on us, it’s actually September, and both the fashion and tech worlds appear to be in full steam …

National Zoo Director: Animal Deaths Show Resources are Strained

A zoo employee was seriously injured in a zebra attack, which authorities are also investigating, along with three animal deaths at the facility this …

Red River

In Search of the First Animals

All animals–from corgis to Greenland sharks, from dog ticks to toucans to you–descend from a common ancestor. The fossil record of animals, which runs back over 600 million years, can help us travel back some of the way through animal evolution towards the origin of the kingdom. But those early …

Strange gelatinous creature gives hints of the first animals on Earth | Ars Technica

The comb jelly genome is in, nerves are common, and muscles were invented twice.<p>A few years ago, the origins of all animals seemed very simple. …

Underdogs of the Animal World: Anglerfish

So you’ve all seen <i>Finding Nemo</i>, right? Of course. Now, remember that scary, toothy fish with the light bulb on its head? That’s an Anglerfish. Pretty …

Texans vs. Colts 2013 results: Houston lifeless in 25-3 loss

The Colts bagged an easy victory and the Texans dropped their 12th game in a row.<p>The Indianapolis Colts dealt another blow to the lowly Houston Texans, winning a lopsided game, 25-3. The Colts move to 9-5 on the season, while the Texans fall to 2-12 after losing their 12th straight game.<p>NFL Week 15 …

Derrick Rose Will Return to Different Chicago Bulls Team No Matter What

Derrick Rose would do well to remember the Chicago Bulls may not have a choice.<p>Injuries have consumed their roster like wildfire. Or like Scooby-Doo consumes Scooby Snacks. Not only is Rose out, Joakim Noah, Luol Deng, Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich have all missed time. The big one is Rose, but …

NBA

NBA Rumors: Latest on Lakers, Knicks and More Buzz

So much for the NBA's silly season waiting until Dec. 15. With the Sacramento Kings and Toronto Raptors kicking off proceedings last week, we're about to enter one of the greatest states of in-season flux in recent memory.<p>The Houston Rockets will continue that player movement by trading Omer Asik …

NBA

Comet ISON Is No More, NASA Says

Comet ISON, a "shining green candle in the solar wind," is no longer with us, NASA declared Monday morning in a tribute to what many hoped would be the "comet of the century."<p>On NASA's Comet ISON Observing Campaign website, astrophysicist Karl Battams writes that ISON was "born 4.5 billion BC, …

NASA to grow plants on the moon by 2015

Can plants grow on the moon? — AFP picWASHINGTON, Dec 3 — NASA says it hopes to take a radical step forward in space exploration by planting …

NASA releases Saturn 'hexagon' images like never seen before

Spanning 20,000 miles and whipping up winds of 200 miles per hour, this massive six-sided storm clustered around the planet's north pole is a sight to behold.<p>A bizarre, funnel-shaped cloud formation churning around Saturn's north pole was first noticed in the 1980s in Voyager flybys. Eventually, …

Astronomy

NASA Space Telescope Discovers 10 Monster Black Holes

A powerful NASA space telescope has found not one, but 10 monster black holes lurking in the hearts of distant galaxies — the first major finds for …