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Better The Devil, You Know

A few days ago, YouGov.com released results of a survey in which they had recently asked 1000 US adults:

Do you personally believe in the existence of the Devil or not?

57% of people answered yes.

28% answered no.

15% don’t know

Aside form the fact that the question was not well crafted (read it [...]

Yes, True Scotsman

SGU listener Mark Gordon from Scotland has been keeping the SGU, and many others, updated on some very disturbing happenings in his home country.

Earlier this week, Mark was one of several outspoken critics whom went the Scottish Parliament week to debate religion in Scottish schools. Parents of students in Scotland reserve the right to withdraw [...]

UnWarrented: The “Possessed” Raggedy Ann Doll

I have not seen The Conjuring, yet.  Not sure I ever will. I might leave it on when I’m mindlessly clicking around the HBO stations on television in about 5-6 months, so I might eventually get around to seeing this “true” movie based on the greatest ghost hunters of all-time, The Late Ed and The [...]

Habitable Zone Less Habitable?

The hunt for exoplanets has been heating up for years, aided by new technologies and refined methods for finding smaller and smaller planets that may harbor life.

Integral to this hunt is the concept that the ideal planet’s orbit will be in a habitable zone that is far enough away from its parent star that [...]

iKnowledge

I love learning about new things, or learning even more about things I already know.  Sometimes I wish I could just get away for a week or two to a cabin in the woods and sit by a fireplace in a comfortable chair with a huge library of books and just read and learn 24/7.  There [...]