Friday, March 21, 2008

Selected on 21.03.2008

Where angels no longer fear to tread
Science and religion have often been at loggerheads. Now the former has decided to resolve the problem by trying to explain the existence of the latter.

Sam Harris: The Language of Ignorance
In this essay, the bestselling secularist author of “The End of Faith” delivers a scathing review of “The Language of God,” a new book by Human Genome Project head Francis Collins that attempts to demonstrate a harmony between science and evangelical Christianity.

The Earth Has More Than One North Pole
You may think of the North Pole only as the top of the world—its northernmost point and, if you're younger, Santa's home. But it turns out there are a host of "north (and south) poles" on our planet.

The Mystery of Global Warming’s Missing Heat
Some 3,000 scientific robots that are plying the ocean have sent home a puzzling message. These diving instruments suggest that the oceans have not warmed up at all over the past four or five years. That could mean global warming has taken a breather. Or it could mean scientists aren’t quite understanding what their robots are telling them.

Natural map of humanity

Philosophy games
Test your philosophical acumen by checking out these philosophy games, quizzes, puzzles, and trivia.

35 Fantastic HDR Pictures

300 Million Americans
The United States’s population reached 300 million on October 17, 2006, according to projections by the Census Bureau. To help spotlight this occasion, the Census Bureau steps back in time by comparing contemporary life and statistics to those in the time periods in which the nation reached other noteworthy population milestones in 1967 (when the population reached 200 million) and in the year 1915 (when it reached 100 million).

Shakespeare Insult Kit
For lovers of Shakespeare and adherants of Greek Cynics..

The Resume Bloopers
These are taken from real resumes and cover letters and were printed in Fortune Magazine.
Simply HILARIOUS!!!!

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