Christopher Krajewski

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The biggest PlayStation 4 game of the year is basically 'Minecraft' in space with 18 quintillion planets

I've explored vast planetary systems and interacted with countless alien races — all from the comfort of my living room. Sadly, I'll never live out the dream of so many young dorks — to explore the far reaches of space, or even just to visit our moon. That's where "No Man's Sky" comes in.<p>In "No …

No Man's Sky

Large Hadron Collider's new 'particle' was just a fluke

Sorry, folks: CERN didn't mean to get your hopes up. Researchers have determined that Large Hadron Collider data suggesting a possible new particle was really just a "statistical fluctuation." Additional data collected over the course of the past several months reduced the unusual diphoton "bump" …

The Meaning of a Martyrdom

IN the days since Father Jacques Hamel, an 85-year-old French priest, was slaughtered at the altar by two jihadists, his murder has become a contested symbol in his country, continent and church.<p>To many conservative Catholics, Father Hamel is an archetypal Christian martyr — killed in a sacred …

Religion

PlayStation Vita Jailbreak Enables Emulators And Homebrew Apps (video)

A team of hackers has this month released a simple method for jailbreaking the Sony PlayStation Vita handheld game console, allowing owners to …

How supreme is the Supreme Court?

In his endorsement of Donald Trump, Wayne Grudem's argument centered on the fate of the Supreme Court. He did a good job of detailing judicial policy …

Can a Catholic Vote for Hillary Clinton?

The question is very simple. Can a faithful Catholic vote for Hillary Clinton? But first, let’s get some things straight: First, my opinion doesn’t …

Government

France church attack: Even if you are not a Catholic, this feels like a new and deeper wound

Writer and Paris resident Andrew Hussey says that people’s need for answers is not being met – and anger is rising<p>The killing of Père Jacques Hamel in his church in the Normandy town of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray last week is not the first time that the death of a French priest at the hands of …

France

God Is a Neoliberal Centrist

Tony Fratto, George W. Bush’s former Deputy Press Secretary, made a salient observation when tweeting about the DNC: He felt like he was “watching …

Early animals might have caused a mass extinction event, says new evidence

Fossils found in Namibia support coexistence of ancient organisms<p>New fossils discovered in the southwest African country of Namibia reinforce a theory that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by the planet's earliest animals, known as metazoans. These animals, which comprise most common forms …

Paleontology

Scientists map human brain in more detail than ever before

Scientists are still using a 100 year-old map to identify 83 known regions of the brain, but that's about to change. A team from Washington University in St. Louis, working with the Human Connectome Project, has plotted 97 new areas of our gray matter, bringing the total to 180. The updated map …

Atheist Philosopher Thinks "We Never Have Direct Access To Our Thoughts"

Atheism

Can Truth Be Known?

<b>Can Truth Be Known?</b><p>How do you know what you think you know? Can you have 100% certainty about anything in life? Are you sure that the world around …

Philosophy

Neverwinter Launches for Free Today on PS4

The gates have officially opened for Neverwinter on PS4! Step foot into the Forgotten Realms to begin your adventure through ancient cities, sweeping …

Conclusion of Gita, Bible, Quran And Tripiṭaka

<i>Photo: http://bahaiteachings.org/</i><p>Gita, Bible, Quran and Tripitaka often said to be the word of God by followers of various religions are the works of the Supreme Being. They describe how we are related to the ultimate God and how we should live our life so that we do not incur any kind of sins …

Prayer is not about numbers

Stephen Braude is a leading researcher and analyst of the paranormal. I believe he's an atheist. Not surprisingly, therefore, he regards the …

Early Anti-Christian Arguments Acknowledge Jesus' Historicity

Here's something I just posted on Facebook about the subject. And here's something I wrote last year about some neglected arguments for Jesus' …

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Gets New PS4 Dynamic Theme in North America, and it's Awesome

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End got a couple PS4 dynamic themes in the past, and while they were nice, they weren’t exceptional. Sony Computer …

North America

Cornel West endorses Green Party’s Jill Stein, calls Trump “neo-fascist catastrophe,” Clinton “neoliberal disaster”

Cornel West, a Sanders appointee for the Democratic Party platform, slammed Hillary, Trump and Obama in an op-ed<p>"I am with her – the only progressive woman in the race," said Cornel West.<p>"This November, we need change. Yet we are tied in a choice between Trump, who would be a neo-fascist …

Rufus Wainwright and 1,500 Singers Performed a Stunning Version of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'

Serious chills.<p>The news is awash with ugliness: terror attacks, mass shootings, police brutality, Trump. It's important<i>—</i>necessary, even—to look away frequently and take in something that inspires or, at the very least, something doesn't make you feel like shit. This morning, the morning after a man …

Music

Before the spread of the Zika virus, the Vatican allowed contraceptive use in limited situations

On his flight from Mexico back to the Vatican in February, Pope Francis made an unexpected comment about the Zika virus, saying that the outbreak — blamed for serious birth defects around the world — may justify the use of contraceptives.<p>A reporter had first asked if the church would allow an …

Public Health

No Man's Sky Video Series Aims to Answer Old Questions

It's less than a month now until No Man's Sky is set free into the never-ending expanse of the universe, and to celebrate that, Sony's released the …

Nintendo announces mini NES, launching this fall

The NES Classic Edition will sell for $59.99<p>Nintendo is set to launch its next console, the NX, in March, but the company is also giving fans of its retro games something to look forward to as well: a new, mini Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic console packed with 30 original NES …

Trove Brings MMO Action, Voxels to PS4 in 2016

You seem like the kind of gamer who loves the finer things in life. Well, if adventuring through a multiverse of endless possibilities alongside …

Sorry, Faster Mutation Rate Will Not Explain the Cambrian Explosion

Hermeneutics: The Eight Rules of Biblical Interpretation

Hermeneutics: How to Interpret the Bible "And so we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp …

Theology

Racism, Young-Earth Creationism, and the New World Order

I have had comments on things I have posted on the blog and on Facebook, from commenters whom I don’t know and who’ve never to my knowledge posted on …

Critical Thinking

Daydreamer: Awakened Edition Becomes PS4 Exclusive; Xbox One Version Canceled

Today Atlus USA announced with a press release that the upcoming platformer/shooter <i>Daydreamer: Awakened Edition</i> will be released for PS4 on July 12th …

US group celebrates Poles who saved Jews during Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — One man is 101 years old. Others are in their 80s and 90s and arrived in wheelchairs, with a walker, or leaning for support on …

Israel

New Data Analysis Suggests Only Six Book Plots Exist

Everyone who secretly thought that all novels have the same plot can feel vindicated by new research supporting that suspicion. Sort of.<p>Researchers …

Stanley Kubrick's Daughter Rails Against Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists

She calls conspiracy theories that claim her father faked the moon landing for the U.S. government "a grotesque lie."<p>In 1968, Stanley Kubrick released <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, a film that is widely regarded as a masterpiece of science fiction. Even today, its futuristic visuals of space—of stations …