| Mar 23, 2013
The smokehad barely settled from the conclave of cardinals’ announcement that Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio had been elected as Pope Francis, when the scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, made their own...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:15 AM
We did some good work last night, Austin. The breakfast taco for dinner was a nice touch.
And then there was some music. On the first night, I like to hit the sack having checked off a bunch of boxes, wake up feeling liberated of the FOMO that is...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
For the last several albums – “Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!” with the Bad Seeds in 2008, and two Grinderman releases – Nick Cave has been in room-wrecking mode. The music brimmed with mayhem, misadventure and ink-...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:23 PM
It’s New Year’s Day, and that snowball-like pelting sound you hear around your head is the noise generated from an estimated 2.2 million “year in review” compilations that the media bombard us with at this time of year so they...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Did you hear Time has named its Person of the Year and The Voice has a new winner? Bored? Not impressed? Well, what if I told you I had a video of a GOLDEN EAGLE snatching a BABY!!!!!
YouTube and Reddit are buzzing this morning with a video purportedly...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:40 AM
“Look at me, I’m transforming,” Nick Cave sang Monday at the Chicago Theatre, his scarecrow arms swinging from the elbows. “I’m vibrating, I’m glowing, I’m flying. Look at me now.”
With the big, black wave...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Higgs boson is just how the universe was formed -- no big deal....
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Not only do the electrons smash into each other, they have struck the physicists' funny bone. As it says (in the New York Times)... "It has led to a joke in physics circles now: The the Higgs boson (particle) has......
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:52 PM
The Higgs boson will never take the place of Jesus in popular culture, although it makes for fun cartoons. I do find the scientific search for God to be interesting. I believe in God and I believe in Christ consciousness, but the details of my beliefs are...