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Environmentalism is Satan’s Cause!

By John Shore

Thank God for the Christian Right, and the fiery fortitude that fuels its furious ferreting out of the ever-wily ways of the enemy.

Guess who God’s new avowed enemy is?

No, not the gays. Pfft. C’mon. The gay issue is so 2010.

Now our heroes in the crusading vanguard of the Christian . . . → Read More: Environmentalism is Satan’s Cause!

Why Plants Are (Usually) Better Than Drugs

By Dr. Andrew Weil

I have always been fascinated by the difference between plants and the drugs that are isolated from them. This goes back to my student days at Harvard in the 1960s, where I received my undergraduate degree in botany, and then went on to medical school. It’s rare — too rare, I . . . → Read More: Why Plants Are (Usually) Better Than Drugs

Sacred Geometry in the Energy Theory of Magick – part 2

By Frater Barrabbas

Seven Basic Ritual Patterns

There are seven basic ritual patterns that incorporate selected points in the magick circle. These seven ritual patterns represent the elementary structures that are used in my system of ritual magick. Ritual patterns are merely the parts that are used in combination to build fully functional rituals. . . . → Read More: Sacred Geometry in the Energy Theory of Magick – part 2

Collaborative Consumption: Shifting the Consumer Mindset

The following is an excerpt from What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers (HarperCollins Publishers, 2010). Using examples from real entrepreneurs and revolutionaries around the world, Botsman and Rogers show how social technologies and economic and environmental imperatives are moving us into a new realm of consumerism, . . . → Read More: Collaborative Consumption: Shifting the Consumer Mindset

Collaborative Consumption: Shifting the Consumer Mindset

The following is an excerpt from What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers (HarperCollins Publishers, 2010). Using examples from real entrepreneurs and revolutionaries around the world, Botsman and Rogers show how social technologies and economic and environmental imperatives are moving us into a new realm of consumerism, . . . → Read More: Collaborative Consumption: Shifting the Consumer Mindset

Solar Max Could Spell Trouble

2011 is going to be a key solar weather year as the sun starts to become more active

The Gist:

– The sun goes through moments of calm and tempest, usually on an 11-year cycle.

– Static discharges and geomagnetic storms on the sun can disrupt electronics.

– The latest prediction suggests 2013 . . . → Read More: Solar Max Could Spell Trouble

98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Is Ideal Body Temperature

Two researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that our 98.6° F (37° C) body temperature strikes a perfect balance: warm enough to ward off fungal infection but not so hot that we need to eat nonstop to maintain our metabolism.

“One of the mysteries about humans and other advanced . . . → Read More: 98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Is Ideal Body Temperature

Statistics prove statistics wrong

Science fails to face the shortcomings of statistics

By Tom Siegfried

For better or for worse, science has long been married to mathematics. Generally it has been for the better. Especially since the days of Galileo and Newton, math has nurtured science. Rigorous mathematical methods have secured science’s fidelity to fact and conferred a . . . → Read More: Statistics prove statistics wrong

Statistics prove statistics wrong

Science fails to face the shortcomings of statistics

By Tom Siegfried

For better or for worse, science has long been married to mathematics. Generally it has been for the better. Especially since the days of Galileo and Newton, math has nurtured science. Rigorous mathematical methods have secured science’s fidelity to fact and conferred a . . . → Read More: Statistics prove statistics wrong

Brewer’s Dictionary of Irish Phrase and Fable

Reviewed by Fionnchú

Six thousand entries on language, folklore, history, and myth enliven these 800-odd pages, edited by Seán McMahon from Derry and Kerry-born, Dublin-based Jo O’Donoghue. The regional balance attests to the need, in such a compendium, to include pithy, sometimes wry, brief, but informative entries. The scope of this 2004 (published in 2010 . . . → Read More: Brewer’s Dictionary of Irish Phrase and Fable