Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D.'s Blog – June 2009 Archive (5)

Blu Cigs - The Electronic Cigarette

I got my starter kit in yesterday. At first I was unsure of the amount of nicotine I was taking in as I inhaled the water vapor. I didn't feel like I was getting what my craving was needing but I found out that it was just an alien feeling that I'll just have to get use to. I smoked a real cigarette shortly after & felt the nausea feeling one gets when they've… Continue

Added by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on June 30, 2009 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

Planet 'spotted' in Andromeda galaxy

Astronomers believe they may have discovered the first planet ever detected in another galaxy. The new world was apparently glimpsed in the closest giant spiral galaxy to the Milky Way, Messier 31 in the constellation of Andromeda.

It lies an incredible 2.5 million light-years away - too far normally to be seen.

But it revealed itself thanks to a phenomenon called microlensing where the gravitational field of an object… Continue

Added by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on June 16, 2009 at 10:19am — 4 Comments

The USS Liberty: America's Most Shameful Secret

by Eric Margolis (email link)

This article was written in 2001.

NEW YORK – On the fourth day of the 1967 Arab Israeli War, the intelligence ship "USS Liberty" was steaming slowly in international waters, 14 miles off the Sinai Peninsula. Israeli armored forces were racing deep into Sinai in hot pursuit of the retreating Egyptian army.

"Liberty," a World War II freighter, had been converted into an… Continue

Added by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on June 11, 2009 at 2:01pm — 3 Comments

50 reasons to believe in God

50 reasons to believe in God

From Iron Chariots Wiki

For the book by Guy P. Harrison, see 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God.

50 reasons to believe in God is an email that made the rounds of atheist bloggers in June 2008. PZ Myers, on his blog Pharyngula, identifies the original author as Debra Rufini, an author whose recent book contains "an imaginary scenario in which Richard Dawkins gets psychiatric… Continue

Added by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on June 3, 2009 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

Guidestones into the Age of Reason

Guidestones into the Age of Reason

Written by Jason Bellows on June 18th, 2006 at 4:42 pm

In northeast Georgia (USA), just off the Hartwell Highway there is a monument situated on a small rise. It is made of six granite slabs; there is a capstone, one slab stands in the center, and around it four vertical slabs stand just over sixteen feet high. The… Continue

Added by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on June 3, 2009 at 11:00am — 6 Comments


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