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What causes the phases of the moon? The phases of the moon are caused by the changing angles (or relative positions) of the Earth, moon, and Sun. The length of time from New Moon to New Moon is called the...
The mind can play tricks on the best of us, and this particularly evident when viewing optical illusions. Take a look at these five incredible optical illusions, and then read on to see why optical illusions have anything to...
A lazy post by a tired parent. The do’s and don’ts of parenting – a set of instructions. Click the image to see it in hi-res. http://human3rror.com/parenting-instructions-101/
This is a list of questions for theists, believers, faith, God, and religion.  They apply to all religions, though you will note that they are more Christian-centric only because this is the religion I am most familiar with. These questions...
Have you ever noticed how cocky someone can be when they've got nothing to lose?  Picture it:  you're about to take an exam for a course you barely remember taking and you don't have a hope in passing.  Maybe...
Do you believe in God? Should you believe in God? In the seventeenth century, the mathematician Blaise Pascal presented an argument for the belief in God, which is as follows: If you erroneously believe in God, then when you die,...
Who do you think you are? When you use up all the toilet paper, get a new roll. Don’t leave it to the next person to do it. There’s nothing more frustrating than getting to the toilet and...
Why is the sky blue?" is probably one of the first questions a child asks their parent, followed by, "So why is the sky it dark at night?" Both questions have tricky answers, and the latter is famously known...
At 2pm, on Thursday, December 2nd, NASA will hold a news conference. NASA has said the conference will “discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life." Sometimes I wish I wasn’t so skeptical. I would...
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit organisation providing up-to-date information about the effects of health care. Their product is a collection of systematic reviews which are published electronically in successive issues of The Cochrane Library. Their research is available online,...