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Another Nail in the Coffin of Remote Intercessory Prayer

Does prayer really work wonders? Not according to epidemiologst Maria InĂªs da Rosa. Da Rosa and her research team published results of a double-blind randomized trial in the Brazilian Journal of Science and Public Health last year. Half of the more than five hundred pregnant

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The Solstice is the Reason for the Season

The tilt of the Earth, half-shrouded in darkness, is the reason it gets so dark and cold this time of year. The commemoration of the blanket of darkness and the wait for light’s return at the solstice has been the reason for the celebration of

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Who’s Gerrymandering Evidence on Global Warming?

“Employing actual facts is not nearly as effective a tactic as gerrymandering evidence.” This phrase, appearing on page 107 of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (Regnery Press 2010), is one of the few in Christopher Horner’s book that hits the mark.

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Transitional Forms: Que Sediba, Sediba

How can evolution be taught over creationism in the public schools when there are no transitional forms? We should be clear about this: If Darwin’s Theory is correct, we should be able to find a well defined trail of fossils that clearly show the gradual,

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?