At this moment, NSA's top officers are testifying in a public hearing, claiming that Prism has stopped a number of terror plots. I won't comment on how seriously we should take their assertions. I'm…Continue
According to today's CNN pollPresident Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight percentage points over the past month, to 45%, the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half,…Continue
So far from what I've seen, I haven't found a reason to want a pair. Are you feeling an overwhelming need for a pair of glasses that can tell you that a jellyfish is a jellyfish?Do you really want to…Continue
I count myself as fairly liberal (when forced, I describe myself as at the liberal end of the libertarian spectrum, like Larry Flynt) and I'm certainly no particular admirer of the Bush family or…Continue
Unseen has not received any gifts yet
With more and more business moving to the Internet (not all of those empty storefronts are due to the economy), it is becoming more and more important to be a smart shopper.
So, you’re about to order that whole bean coffee, book, or external hard drive off Amazon, Newegg, or eBay and you see what you want has 4.5 out of 5 stars. Is this good?
Well, it depends. Does it have 5 ratings or 500? The lower the number of ratings, the more likely they were put there by the seller or…Continue
If God sends hurricanes to punish Miami and New Orleans for their sinful ways, it's time for Texas to do some soul searching given the preview of hellfire they are getting now. Maybe it's due to Gov. Perry's alleged closeted homosexuality and infidelities. Woe betide Texas!
When I was in my youth, the world belonged to Aristotle as the father of hard-edged, logical, empirical science. Plato represented a view that the world of the senses is actually not real at all, but is just a reflection of a greatly different ultimate reality.
That was in the 1970's. A lot has happened since then in terms of our understanding of reality and it has implications for the relation of science and religion.
Christians like to say that science feels…Continue