Tag: rant

My beefs with my ex-religion

For an atheist, I tend not to talk much about religious matters anymore.  When I first came “out” as an atheist, it was an interesting topic of discussion for me, but I quickly bored of it. Still no evidence for…

Yet another Ponzi scheme…

Ponzi schemes have been a hot topic in the news ever since Bernie Madoff was charged with being the center of such an operation late last year. These are fraudulent financial investment schemes in which investors lose their money to…

Bang, Zoom, to the… ISS

NASA has recently pushed for a waiver that will allow the US to use Russian spacecraft to get to the ISS once the shuttle is retired and before a suitable replacement is built. However, in a more recent statement, NASA…

LHC startup! And teaching science…

If you haven’t already heard today, the Large Hadron Collider was started up beautifully earlier today in Europe. I anxiously await the fantastic results that the experiments will bring! And if you weren’t convinced by the report that clearly stated…

Crackers and Dancing

First, a PSA. If you are doing construction work in a townhouse development where people are still living, please do not turn up the bass on your car to “head pounding” at 7:30 in the morning. Grrr! Next, I love…

My head officially asploded…

You know Ray Comfort, the “banana is an atheists’ nightmare*” guy? Pharyngula links to the latest intellectual debauchery from this man. As a physics-junkie, I’m horrified to the core. *I would link to the YouTube video that famously debunks the…