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God on Trial (A BBC Masterpiece)

With a day before the next batch of Jews are to be dragged off to the gas chambers in another day during the...

The Ten Most Educated and Smartest Countries in 2012

An interesting ranking was recently reported by Yahoo! Finance, on the ten most educated countries of the world. That is, which countries have the highest...

The 2012 Pigasus Awards

Magician and skeptic James Randi recently announced the winners of his annual Pigasus award. The awards go to five individuals, associations, or institutions...

Toxic Racism Against Japan Since the March 11 Disaster (Part2)

I haven’t written as much on any topic as I have on this one; this record of racism against Japan since the Great...

Toxic Racism Against Japan Since the March 11 Disaster (Part1)

After the March 11 disaster in Japan, the world focused its media attention here like never before; but for all the compassionate and...

Left-brain vs. Right-brain Learning Styles

Are you a creative person? Then you might be a right-brain thinker. What about your analytical skills? If you’re a highly organized and...

An Apple a Day – Why Steve Jobs REALLY Died

The news of Steve Jobs’ death has been exploding in the international media, shocking Apple lovers from all over the world. Much has...

Exorcism in Japan, and Another Dead Child

“With God by your side, you can do no wrong,” says Father Jose Francisco Syquia, who heads the Manila Archdiocese’s Office of Exorcism...

Do You Truly Understand?: Correlation Does Not Imply Causation

I found a great little infographic on correlation vs. causation, which is one of the most important lessons every science-minded person must learn...

Say No to YES – Flower Essence

I know that Americans are big on believing that foreign things are somehow mystical, magical things, but my Japanese colleague showed the opposite...

My (animal) Kingdom for a Horse… or bull

Many alternative medicines use parts from various animals, regardless of their actual effectiveness. Animals are also sacrificed for the sake of magic rituals,...

The Orange and Black Market

The illegal trade in wildlife parts is now worth 10 billion dollars a year, making it the third most valuable illegal commodity in...

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30 Countries with the Most Economic Freedom

 The 23rd (2017) edition of the Index of Economic Freedom was released, and the results are surprising. According to the website, “In economically free...

The Scourge of Internet Memes, and Believing Everything You See

Have we become a society of gullibility? Anyone who has a large enough network on social media has been able to see an...

6 Ridiculous Fake News Stories of the Past Year

Donald Trump sends his own plan to transport stranded marines, ISIS endorses Hillary Clinton and she sold them weapons, and Rage Against the...

2016 Absolutely Sucked

Pretty much once a year, I take a break from my usual articles of epic quality and write something personal, reflective, or otherwise far less-than-eloquent. So I...