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Star Wars

A quick blurb courtesy of the Toronto Sun hit the internet like fire to gasoline yesterday at 9:36am. Seth Rogen (the actor, Green Hornet is his current film in theaters) was reportedly left “stunned” from an encounter with George Lucas (no descriptor necessary) in which Lucas told Rogen during a face-to-face conversation, that the world was [...]

The Astonishing Prophesies of Octodamus The Prognoctopus

On the 26th day of October, the world lost the greatest cephalopod mind of our times [Aside to PZ: they have minds, right?]: Paul the Octopus, a squishy seer of the sea who successfully predicted many of the winners of World Cup soccer [football] games [matches?].

It is only now, two weeks later, that we [...]

Psychic Science

The website psychicscience.org allows the visitor to assess your own “psychic intelligence.” This oxymoronic titled site is not the work of some run-of-the-mill crank with too much time on their hands. This is the work of a professional “lecturer and programme leader” as a legitimate university in the United Kingdom.

The website is run by [...]

Superbowl Predictions – Amateurs Beat Pros

This past Sunday night, the New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts in The Superbowl, which is the annual championship game of the National Football League. The final score was 31-17. Year to year, The Superbowl commands one of the largest television audiences (one hundred seven million people watched the whole game, and another estimated fifty million people [...]

The Solar Eclipse To End All Eclipses (for some)

The Cosmos is the sum of all existence. So many things happen within our Cosmos on scales both grand and miniscule that humans confined to earth are only able to experience first hand the merest smattering of cosmological events. One of the more captivating cosmological events is when Earth’s moon lines up in the direct [...]