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While at the present time Homo sapiens is the only human species on this planet, in the past there have been other human species. Some of these may have been ancestral to modern humans while others ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 08:32 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
Sometimes I feel like I live in a far-off land caught in a time warp. In Orion Magazine James Krupa writes with eloquence and humor about one of the toughest jobs in 21st Century America: teaching ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 320 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 03:37 AM PDT with 247 Recommends
READ Ruben Bolling's brand new book for kids, Alien Invasion in My Backyard: An EMU Club Adventure !FOLLOW @...
by RubenBolling
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
If creationism is the zombie lie behind all biology and geology, the Governor's Mansion in Louisiana might stand in for the castle ruins where the burnt and battered monster is reanimated and sent ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 01:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
"Their agenda is to incorporate religious myth as scientific theory within the American classroom, an “alternative option” so students can simply take it or leave it...Seems perfectly ...
by TCMercado
Comment Count 85 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 05:07 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
In 1859, a British naturalist named Charles Darwin published a book that shook Victorian England to its core. Titled On the Origin of Species , Darwin's book argued that all living organisms (and, ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 07:42 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Republished from caucus99percent Today is Saint George's Day, at least in England. He is probably best known for snuffing a dragon. As a child, I always heard and saw references to "Saint George ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
What is "American Exceptionalism?" At its core, it is the belief that we, as the first "new" nation, threw off the shackles of our European heritage and made ourselves and our nation anew. It ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 05:14 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Marco Rubio is Catholic, but most weeks he also attends a Protestant Megachurch in Miami: "On most Saturday nights, we still attend services at Christ Fellowship, especially if Pastor Rick [...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Americans who are unaffiliated with any particular religion have seen the greatest growth in numbers as a result of changes in affiliation ( Pew Report ), The answer to why loss of ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 72 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 11:13 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Time to move away from the scientific facts of GMO safety, vaccine safety and efficacy, and whatever else stimulates my brain. Actually, if I were to start a new blog, it would be about baseball, ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 02:26 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Not surprising really, but Paul's statements on abortion reveal an unwillingness to accept evolution as fact. (Note: I refuse to use the word "believe" in conjunction with "evolution", as it implies ...
by taonow
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 03:34 AM PDT with 11 Recommends