Films “The Golden Compass” outsold

I know the story is more complicated than this, but it’s an interesting list. Title Worldwide Domestic International The Golden Compass $372.2 $70.1 $302.1 Terminator Salvation $372.0 $125.3 $246.7 Ocean’s Twelve $362.7 $125.5 $237.2 American Beauty $356.3 $130.1 $226.2 Alvin and the Chipmunks $360.6 $217.3 $143.3 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $354.9 $196.9 $157.9 […]

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Sumerians Confused as God Creates World

Just in time for the holiday season, this tidbit from The Onion. “I do not understand,” reads an ancient line of pictographs depicting the sun, the moon, water, and a Sumerian who appears to be scratching his head. “A booming voice is saying, ‘Let there be light,’ but there is already light. It is saying, […]

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IMDB Recommends

These are the IMDB recommendations for you if you enjoyed watching Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed: Really? Jesus Camp? A terrifying documentary about the indoctrination of children into militant right-wing X-tian groups? Religulous? A satirical Borat-style documentary about the insane hypocrisy of religion? Planet of the Apes? A world where apes rule, and humans are mute […]

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Scientist reproduces Shroud of Turin

Not too surprising. I can reproduce stigmata on my hands with just a rusty thumbtack. A professor of organic chemistry at the University of Pavia, Garlaschelli made available to Reuters the paper he will deliver and the accompanying comparative photographs. … They placed a linen sheet flat over a volunteer and then rubbed it with […]

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Battleground God

My god can beat up your god. Actually, this is simply a logic test, to see if your deity is logically sound. Can your beliefs about religion make it across our intellectual battleground? In this activity you’ll be asked a series of 17 questions about God and religion. In each case, apart from Question 1, […]

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