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Hitchslapped

We lost a great man recently in Christopher Hitchens.  I know I’m a little late with posting about this but I just listened to SGU Episode 336 where the Rogues, George Hrab and Jamy Ian Swiss share their thoughts and memories of Christopher Hitchens.

The first time I heard of Hitchens was when I was running [...]

Christopher Hitchens leaves us…

An authentic original. An uncompromising independent, roguish and brilliant, and one of the brightest lights in the world today. Christopher Hitchens died Thursday night at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston of pneumonia, following his epic battle with cancer. He was 62.

His bestseller God is Not Great is what propelled Hitchens into the public spotlight [...]

Skepticism Courtesy Of The Daily Mail … Seriously.

The Daily Mail (TDM) is a rag. This should come as a surprise to no one. TDM loves to spew forth articles about aliens, UFO’s, crop circles, ghosts, and all other sorts of fantasies that impress most children and far too many adults. This as well should come as a surprise to almost no one (certainly no [...]

Saving Earth from Aliens and Asteroids

Mike Wall has an interesting piece this week on how humans might avoid the fate of the dinosaurs. In the last ten years alone, asteroid detection has radically improved. So too, have our hypothetical solutions. As our universe is still a blind billiards game of asteroids, Trojans, and extinct comets wheeling about, it is with [...]

Devil In The Details

I live about 5 miles from the site of one of America’s most grizzly multiple murders in recent times. What has become known as “The Connecticut Home Invasion Murders”, this widely reported case has become the standard by which all other home invasions have since been measured.   

On July 23, 2007, The Petit Family [...]