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Christians Against Yoga in School File Lawsuit

With all the “conservative” talk about wasteful spending, you have to wonder why this group would feel compelled to file such a ridiculous lawsuit. via Divided Under God “According to NBC Sourthern California, “School district Superintendent Timothy Baird said he’s shocked a lawsuit was filed against the district. “We have not stripped religion out of … Continue reading

Vulcan and Cerberus win online poll to name Pluto’s smallest moons

via LA Times “The people have spoken, and they would like the two smallest moons of Pluto to be named Vulcan and Cerberus. Vulcan was the only candidate with more than 100,000 votes. In fact, it blew away the rest of the field with 174,062 votes from people all over the world. The biggest fan … Continue reading

Court takes up question of arrestee DNA sampling

“A man wearing a hat and scarf and brandishing a gun had raped and robbed a 53-year-old woman in her home and then vanished into the night. Almost six years later, Alonzo King was arrested in a nearby county and charged with felony second-degree assault. Taking advantage of a Maryland law that allowed DNA tests … Continue reading

Excessive TV in Childhood Linked to Long-term Antisocial Behaviour

I always thought my mom was torturing me by not allowing me to watch television as a child. Turns out she was doing me a favor. Excessive television not only stunts imagination, it also seems to cause anti-social behavior according to an article from Science World Report . “A new study from the University of … Continue reading

Bumblebees Communicate with Flowers Via Electric Fields

via Science World Report “Dominic Clarke and Heather Whitney from the University of Bristol wrote that bumblebees can sense the electric field that surrounds a flower. The new research shows that bumblebees are able to learn to distinguish between fields produced by different floral shapes, or use them to work out whether a flower has … Continue reading

Curiosity drills into Mars for first time

Quit snickering at the headline! It’s interesting stuff. via Washington Post “The Red Planet is gray underneath. NASA’s Curiosity rover completed drilling into Mars for the first time this week, mission scientists said Wednesday, smashing rock into fine gray powder for analysis in the coming days.” ” While the planet’s surface appears barren, the subsurface … Continue reading