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First Satanic monument on public property to be erected at veterans memorial park

First Satanic monument on public property to be erected at veterans memorial park

May 7, 2017 A veterans’ memorial park in Minnesota will soon include a satanic monument after a free speech debate sparked by the removal of a cross from a statue of a praying soldier. The memorial from the Satanic Temple in Salem, Massachusetts, features a black cube with inverted pentagrams, a soldier’s helmet and a […]

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NGC 3628: The Hamburger Galaxy

NGC 3628: The Hamburger Galaxy

What is pictured is a sharp telescopic view of a magnificent edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 3628, a puffy galactic disk divided by dark dust lanes. Of course, this deep galactic portrait puts some astronomers in mind of its popular moniker, The Hamburger Galaxy. The tantalizing island universe is about 100,000 light-years across and 35 million […]

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A peek at planet Earth and the moon from between the rings of Saturn

A peek at planet Earth and the moon from between the rings of Saturn

April 25, 2017 On April 12, as the Sun was blocked by the disk of Saturn the Cassini spacecraft camera looked toward the inner Solar System and the gas giant’s backlit rings. At the top of the mosaicked view is the A ring with its broader Encke and narrower Keeler gaps visible. At the bottom […]

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A stranger’s kindness and my family’s escape from North Korea

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Pence: When people pray for President Trump and all who serve, ‘we feel it’

Pence: When people pray for President Trump and all who serve, ‘we feel it’

March 20, 2017 Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a Florida megachurch on Sunday, explaining that whenever people pray for President Donald Trump, he and the administration “feel it.” During a worship service held at the Coral Springs-based Church by the Glades, which has six campuses and averages 9,300 weekly worshippers, Vice President Pence was […]

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The magnificent Orion nebula, powered by Trapezium, and observable by small telescopes

The magnificent Orion nebula, powered by Trapezium, and observable by small telescopes

March 12, 2017 [CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Christoph Kaltseis, CEDIC 2017] Near the center of this sharp cosmic portrait, at the heart of the Orion Nebula, are four hot, massive stars known as the Trapezium. Tightly gathered within a region about 1.5 light-years in radius, they dominate the core of the dense Orion […]

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A revolution in man’s self-awareness from quantum physics: The fallacy of identifying with the body, not the mind

A revolution in man’s self-awareness from quantum physics: The fallacy of identifying with the body, not the mind

March 3, 2017 A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe” has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. The author of this publication, scientist Dr. Robert Lanza who […]

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Supercell over Montana

Supercell over Montana

March 1, 2017 [CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Sean R. Heavey] Although it may seem like an alien mothership, it’s actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a supercell. Such colossal storm systems center on mesocyclones — rotating updrafts that can span several kilometers and deliver torrential rain and high winds including tornadoes. Jagged sculptured […]

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Disturbance in the ‘force’: Did passing galaxy cause ‘Polar Ring’ NGC 660’s shape?

Disturbance in the ‘force’: Did passing galaxy cause ‘Polar Ring’ NGC 660’s shape?

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION / CHART32 Team, Processing – Johannes Schedler] Over 40 million light-years away and swimming within the boundaries of the constellation Pisces, NGC 660’s peculiar appearance marks it as a polar ring galaxy. A rare galaxy type, polar ring galaxies have a substantial population of stars, gas, and dust orbiting […]

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Giving the devil his due: Satanists raise Valentine’s Day funds for abortion and against Trump

Giving the devil his due: Satanists raise Valentine’s Day funds for abortion and against Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2017 Pro-lifers may be shocked at the appropriateness of the name of The Satanic Temple’s Valentine’s Day fundraiser for its reproductive rights lawsuit against the state of Missouri. It’s called “Hugs and Kisses for Satan”. In a Feb. 9 press release, the Temple said it is “seeking sponsors for its […]