Category Archives: Science

Review of The Poisoner’s Handbook

  In Deborah Blume’s, The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York, the author reveals how Charles Norris and Andrew Gettler investigated mysterious deaths that had previously gone unsolved. Each chapter traces the … Continue reading

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Trees Talk?

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Study: MLB’s balls are not juiced but aerodynamically different by Jeff Passan

It wasn’t a juiced ball. It was a drag show. A group of scientists tasked with finding the reason home runs flew at a record rate in Major League Baseball last season believe the ball’s aerodynamic properties – and particularly … Continue reading

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Tumblin’ Tumbleweeds

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Jesus, Take the Control Wheel: Southwest Pilot Saw Flying as Ministry David Roach

BOERNE, Texas (BP)— When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne, Texas, heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing this week in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their … Continue reading

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Archaeologists make discovery in Jerusalem that may have belonged to biblical Prophet Isaiah Chris Enloe

  Archaeologists in Israel made a marvelous discovery during a recent excavation at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. According to the Biblical Archaeological Society, scientists discovered a clay seal stamp they believe belonged … Continue reading

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New Research Explains How The Pen Is Mightier Than The Keyboard

How do you take notes? On a computer? with a pen and paper? Not at all? Well a new study is showing how taking notes a certain way may actually help you more effectively learn information. We wish we could … Continue reading

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