In a recent interview with Dan Arel at Alternet, astrophysicist and host of TV’s Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed a wide range of subjects from why he doesn’t do debates to calling creationist Ken Ham’s views “crazy.”
Five aid workers, who were in Afghanistan working on behalf of the International Committee of the Red Cross, were abducted in the Herat province on Saturday, a spokesperson said. The Red Cross is working on securing their release.
Coach Dave Daubenmire, who made headlines in the 90s and was sued by the ACLU for mixing prayers with his football coaching, used a portion of his web broadcast today to rail against the "real science deniers" out there - liberals.
Both the excess of military equipment no longer being used for combat, and the move toward a “War” on drugs over the last several decades have resulted in small police departments with destructive and combative tools at their disposal.
An extensive report released yesterday by The Dallas Morning News used federal workplace data to determine that a worker in Texas is 12 percent more likely to die on the job in Texas than he or she would be doing the same work in any other state.
The Tampa Tribune has pulled a controversial column that alleged Disney is indoctrinating children with its "pro-gay agenda." The column, which was highlighted by Media Matters, had also drawn criticism from gay rights activists and Florida journalists.