Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Open Season on Dawkins is in full swing, and Friday’s Catholic Herald takes a potshot at the quarry in a piece by Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, “The tragedy at the heart of New Atheism.”…

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The hand-held camera you have to have – Salon.com

The hand-held camera you have to have – Salon.com.

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GOP insider: Religion destroyed my party – Salon.com

GOP insider: Religion destroyed my party – Salon.com.

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Rashida Jones: “I’m the town slut” – Salon.com

Rashida Jones: “I’m the town slut” – Salon.com.

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Mars Rover Should Not Get So Much Attention, Say Higgs-Boson Scientists : The New Yorker

Mars Rover Should Not Get So Much Attention, Say Higgs-Boson Scientists : The New Yorker.

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Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work – NYTimes.com

Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work – NYTimes.com.

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Terms of Service in New York Restaurants – NYTimes.com

Terms of Service in New York Restaurants – NYTimes.com.

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Sci-Fi writers of the past predict life in 2012

Sci-Fi writers of the past predict life in 2012.

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Boy Scout files reveal repeat child abuse by sexual predators – latimes.com

Boy Scout files reveal repeat child abuse by sexual predators – latimes.com.

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Adam Gopnik: Mormonism’s History and Meanings : The New Yorker

Adam Gopnik: Mormonism’s History and Meanings : The New Yorker.

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DVD of the Week: Nicholas Ray’s “Johnny Guitar” : The New Yorker

DVD of the Week: Nicholas Ray’s “Johnny Guitar” : The New Yorker.

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Confessions of a Hypochondriac : The New Yorker

Confessions of a Hypochondriac : The New Yorker.

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The last brigadier – Page 1 – News – Seattle – Seattle Weekly

The last brigadier – Page 1 – News – Seattle – Seattle Weekly.

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Letters of Note: Why Explore Space?

Letters of Note: Why Explore Space?.

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Curiosity Has Landed

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Alan Turing’s Reading List: What the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library | Brain Pickings

Alan Turing’s Reading List: What the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library | Brain Pickings.

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Carl Sagan’s Reading List | Brain Pickings

Carl Sagan’s Reading List | Brain Pickings.

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Henry Miller on Reading, Influence, and What’s Wrong with Education | Brain Pickings

Henry Miller on Reading, Influence, and What’s Wrong with Education | Brain Pickings.

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Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts | Brain Pickings

Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts | Brain Pickings.

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GOP Voter Suppression, Veterans Edition | ThinkProgress

GOP Voter Suppression, Veterans Edition | ThinkProgress.

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How vested interests defeated climate science A Dark Victory | Robert Manne | The Monthly

How vested interests defeated climate science A Dark Victory | Robert Manne | The Monthly.

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NASA’s Car-Sized Curiosity Rover Lands on Mars

NASA’s Car-Sized Curiosity Rover Lands on Mars.

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Dave Cohen, “Three Pregnant Women”

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