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Battle Hymn of the Blowhards

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

As many Americans sang "La Marseillaise" and expressed solidarity with the French after the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, Republicans rushed to seize political advantage.

Did Wernher Von Braun Design the Modern Suppository?

Francis Levy | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Was Wernher von Braun responsible for the design of the suppository? If you look at the old Movietone newsreels of the German V-2 rocket, you will s...

WATCH: 'The Will to Do It'

Brad Yates | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

When President Kennedy asked Dr. Wernher Von Braun what it would take to build a rocket that could carry a man to the moon and bring him back safely t...

New Atheism And The Same Old Story

Michael Pettinger | Posted 10.20.2012 | Religion
Michael Pettinger

The histories of "science" and "religion" deserve more thought and attention than a Facebook meme allows. That history is still being made.

NASA's Ex-Nazi Rocket Genius Born 100 Years Ago Today

Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/23/2012 10:05 AM EDT on One of the greatest rocket scientists of all time would have been 100 years ...

The Theology of Armageddon

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The woo-woo nuttiness of it all defies the imagination, beginning with the idea of a course in "Nuclear Ethics and Nuclear Warfare" at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Nuclear ethics?

Murdoch Most Foul

Martin Lewis | Posted 09.15.2011 | Media
Martin Lewis

The revelations of the last two weeks are no surprise to those who have followed the adventures of the scruples-free Rupert Murdoch. His is the law of the jungle. The only rule is that Rupert wins.

Area 51: What REALLY Goes On At This Top Secret Military Base? (PHOTOS)

Annie Jacobsen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Books
Annie Jacobsen

AREA 51 sits inside of the largest government-controlled land parcel in the United States, the Nevada Test and Training Range. It's a little smaller than Connecticut, three times the size of Rhode Island, and more than twice the size of Delaware.