Archive for April 7th, 2013

April 7th, 2013 - 3:31 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Russian Patriarch Denies He Has a $30,000 Breguet Watch.

(from Pharyngula) The Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church was caught on camera wearing a $30,000 Breguet watch. I can think of little that’s more worthless than spending the entirety of a middle-class working person’s yearly salary on an ostentatious geegaw that has no function that isn’t[...]

April 7th, 2013 - 6:10 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Mary was a Neanderthal!

from escience Mary was a Neanderthal! Damian Labuda of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center published in the July issue of Molecular Biology and Evolution the discovery of Neanderthal genes in the X chromosome of non Africans. .  [...]

April 7th, 2013 - 5:04 am § in America


Yet Another Bible: one more version of the Christian Bible As a non-Christian, I am overwhelmed by the number of versions of the Christian Bible.  There is the “original” in Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Coptic, New English and Shakespearean English.  Then there are the VATs … versions [...]

April 7th, 2013 - 4:02 am § in Misc.

HYPE: Is Benyamin Netanayahu the smartest person ever to live.

  The Huff Post has an article claiming that  Neha Ramu. a 12 year old london girl,  is smarter than Einstein abd Bill Gates! Ramu, 12, achieved the highest possible score of 162 on the Mensa IQ test, the Telegraph reports. To put it in perspective, that’s a higher IQ than Einstein, Bil[...]