Christian literalists warn to be on the lookout for anything that incorporates the number 666, because “666 is the number, or name, of the wild beast with seven heads and ten horns that comes out of the sea.” You may be thinking, “What beast with
When I opened the paper on October 18, Chance Brown’s Hi and Lois comic strip struck me soundly. Poor Hi, we’re meant to conclude. But are the circumstances related in the strip accurate? I did a bit of fact checking: Correction 1: Gas hasn’t had
On Friday, the Obama Administration approved a plan to begin seismic blasting of the sea floor by oil companies seeking places to drill for petroleum. The blasting has been assessed as likely to kill and injure huge numbers of marine mammals.