It seems that, for some, believing in heaven (or the afterlife of your choice) doesn’t automatically mean you’re in a hurry to get there. A study at the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute found that among 345 terminal cancer patients, those who prayed regularly were more than three times more likely to receive intensive life-prolonging care than [...]
P.Z. Meyers over at Pharyngula has a wonderful example of how the wacky creationists, in their desperate effort to oppose real science, endorse the most bizarre (and dangerous) ideas.
But wait, this isn’t the funny part. That was the boring typical part. Here’s where I started laughing.
I would not offend the bought and sold [...]
Today is Darwin Day! Let’s all raise a pint (or your beverage of choice) in honor of the man who helped make modern biology what it is today. In fact, raise two, because this one is special: The 200th anniversary of his birth, and the 150th anniversary of the publishing of The Origin of Species. [...]