Creationist discovers fish fossil in Calgary, Alberta

Science and religious institutions are jointly heralding a discovery in Alberta of five fish fossils. Called one of the greatest fossil discoveries in decades, there’s an ironic twist to the find. The leading creationist in the region happened to be the person who found it while excavating a basement with his backhoe. Continue reading Creationist discovers fish fossil in Calgary, Alberta

French journalist who posed as potential ISIS recruit now being hunted

The life of a journalist can often be perilous. Getting into the story often requires investigative journalists to take chances that they normally would never take. In the case of a French journalist whose name and image are being hidden, the risks are now turning into threats of rape and murder. Continue reading French journalist who posed as potential ISIS recruit now being hunted

A new Chinese billionaire emerges nearly every week

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, the first quarter of 2015 showed that the ranks of the Chinese mega-rich grew by nearly one new billionaire a week. At the current pace of growth for China and the United States, China will have more billionaires in less than a decade. Continue reading A new Chinese billionaire emerges nearly every week

Martin O’Malley is the next Barack Obama

The concept of being a “frontrunner” at this stage well before the primaries is usually the type of joke that’s only popular because journalists and mainstream media publications like to get people riled up before it’s even necessary. At this point in 2007, Hillary Clinton was the frontrunner for the democrats and nobody was really considering Barack Obama. We all know how that turned out. Continue reading Martin O’Malley is the next Barack Obama

Hamas cruelty highlights the blurred lines in Middle East conflict

Confusion and disarray normally favors the weaker side of a conflict. It’s during this chaos that moves can be made that go contrary to acceptable rules of war. In the case of last year’s Gaza war, rekindled partially today, Amnesty International has laid some gruesome accusations against the Hamas governing faction in the region. Continue reading Hamas cruelty highlights the blurred lines in Middle East conflict

Direct potable reuse may become a thing in California

There are certain things that we’re willing to eat that don’t seem to bother us. Dead flesh. Chemically manipulated soft drinks with unhealthy sugars. Genetically modified food products that don’t always resemble food products when seen raw. All of these things are part of how Americans eat, but there’s a line that has never had to be crossed. Now it might be time to cross that line. Continue reading Direct potable reuse may become a thing in California