Bow chika South Pole!

A friend sent me this story (thanks!) this morning for a good chuckle. Apparently, the last shipment to the South Pole Research Station includes a year-long supply of condoms for the scientists and staff that winter over at the base.…

Just a wee bit proud of New York

My friend and fellow ex-New Yorker sent along this good bit of news about New York State’s decision to recognize same-sex marriages that are performed elsewhere. The move does not legalize same-sex marriage in New York, but it means many…

Mars Madness

Lots of cool news has been floating around on the Phoenix Mars lander. It has taken its first snapshots of the Martian north polar cap, and will be beginning its three-month scientific mission. Keep yourself updated on the project site!…

Don't Panic!

This tidbit came out a little while ago, where a state legislator in Illinois denounced atheist Rob Sherman as he testified against the state’s plan to use taxpayer money to help fund a church. From the article: Challenging Sherman, Davis…