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What is Gravity Made Of?

Universe evolution recreated in lab

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1074000/1074921_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524771245_5e7f23b0c02b67bd140420c0f860beff<p><b>An international team of researchers has created the most complete visual simulation of how the Universe evolved.</b><p>The computer model …

Dark Matter

Aceh Rape Victim to Be Caned, Shariah Official Insists | Jakarta Globe

A masked and hooded person canes a woman in Aceh for selling food during Ramadan. A woman who was gang raped last week faces the indignity of a …

Sharia

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Quantum Physics Woo - Sixty Symbols

CBC Radio

Textbook Battle in Texas

The Texas State Board of Education has nominated several well-known creationists to review high school biology textbooks. Our friends at the amazing …

GamerPoop - Mass Effect 3 (#6)

A Campaign To Save The World's Ugliest Endangered Animals

The pig-nosed frog deserves your love (and cash for conservation), too.<p>It's well-known that the more adorable and charismatic of the endangered animals get most of the funding. That doesn't mean the cute animals, like the iconic panda, aren't worth saving, but it leaves a lot of the less photogenic …

Saudi Arabia Passes Domestic Abuse Ban For First Time

In a historic move, Saudi Arabia banned domestic abuse this week, outlawing any form of abuse at home or in the workplace.<p>The Council of Ministers' approval of the law Monday marks the first time the country has officially recognized domestic violence as a punishable crime. Offenders may face up to …

The Cry of “Islamophobia” & the right to blaspheme.

“<i>This loathsome term [Islamophobia] is nothing more than a thought-terminating cliche conceived in the bowels of Muslim think tanks for the purpose</i> …

Debunking Christianity: An Atheist Visits the Creation Museum in Kentucky And Tells All

Yesterday I walked through Ken Ham's <i>Creation Museum</i> in Kentucky. Without a doubt he is fitting the data into the grid of the Bible. I saw a 5 minute …

New meta-analysis checks the correlation between intelligence and faith

First systematic analysis of its kind even proposes reasons for the negative correlation.<p>More than 400 years before the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, …

Marine Corps labels nonreligious Marines “at risk”

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has teamed up with the Military Religious Freedom Foundation to change a US Marine Corps policy that calls a …

Compass 120 Entertainment

'Unbelieving' WLC - William Lane Craig exposed by Lawrence Krauss

This video follows up the exchange between physicist and author Lawrence Krauss and christian apologist William Lane Craig, which took place at …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

20 percent of Irish college students are atheist, only 37 percent are Catholic

A student survey has uncovered some very interesting statistics regarding Irish students and their changing attitudes towards religion.<p>The survey has …

Religion

The Coexist Comedy Tour

A comedy concert film designed to demonstrate religious coexistence goes awry when the Christian comic leaves the show and the producers must go in …

Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions

A new study shows that even after cardiac arrest, the brain keeps on going.<p><b>Can a new study lay the basis for the scientific understanding of mystical-sounding near-death recollections, filled with vivid light and vibrant meetings with deceased loved ones?</b><p>When researchers recorded and analyzed …

Ignorance and progress

For a Darwinian biologist, it is remarkable that Richard Dawkins has practically made a career out of atheism. Books like <i>The Selfish Gene</i> and <i>The God</i> …

Evolution Vs. God - An Atheist Review

Gene study uncovers origins of many common cancers | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers in Britain have set out the first comprehensive map of mutational processes behind the development of tumors - work that should in future lead to better ways to treat and prevent a wide range of cancers.<p>In a study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, …

New form of carbon said to be strongest material ever found

The strongest known material in the world may have just been dethroned. Researchers from Rice University have calculated the properties of a little-studied form of carbon known as carbyne, and they've determined that it should have a "specific strength surpassing that of any other known material." …