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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.