Some time ago, a little-known Russian photographer, Alexey Kljatov, quietly posted on his blog and Flickr some highly magnified photographs of snowflakes. They have since gone viral. While people have […]
Of the the History Channel’s biggest recent hits has been the historical drama, Vikings, based on the legendary ninth century Norwegian, Ragnar Lothbrok. The History Channel has long been struggling […]
There is an idea strangely attractive to the modern mind: the assumption that to believe in something is somehow inherently naïve, but to be sceptical is somehow inherently intelligent.
“Play me a tune.” Sometimes a new song comes on the radio, and we get a kind of deja vu, as if we have always known the song, even if […]
I’m liking Bill Nye more and more. In May 2015, he teamed up with comedienne Amy Schumer to lampoon the increasing tendency for the “universe” to be portrayed as “a […]
Despite all our highly rational arguments for or against God’s existence, a lot of the time, the issues are far simpler – more an experience than a theory. That experience […]
Over a year ago, Bill Nye engaged in a vigorous debate with the young-earth creationist, Ken Ham. Nye has had an itch ever since, which has annoyed him so much […]