Artist’s conception of rogue planet Nibiru, or Planet X
In case you’re worried about the coming Mayan “New B’ak’tun” on Friday (or would it be “turn of the b’ak’tun”?), and that it may signal the arrival of some world-ending catastrophe from space, the team that runs the Slooh Space Camera has you covered. Read the rest of this entry »
Before going full force into the New Year, let’s take a second to reflect on the great year behind us. We welcomed more readers into our fold, created a new VIP lounge in Afterhourz®, launched the new mobile platform, and gave our Listeners Toolbar an awesome facelift. More to come in 2012!
Sister Helen Prejean makes no secret of why she penned the Death of Innocents. The book’s page count is still in Roman numerals when Prejean writes that she hopes that those reading about her account of the death penalty will be “set on fire” – consumed with a zeal to fight, what she calls, the “spirit of vengeance” that dominates the hearts and minds of Americans who support state executions.
The coffin of NDP leader Jack Layton is placed to rest in Toronto City Hall in Toronto on Aug. 25, 2011. The Public and will have a chance to pay their respects to Layton before his state funeral this coming Saturday
"The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint ... but is conceived and ordered ( moved, seconded carried and minuted ) in clear, carpeted, warmed, well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven cheeks who do not need to raise their voices"
-- C.S. Lewis [1898-1963]
from The Screwtape Letters
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