December 13th, 2010 | brainjuice
- German Protestant head says a European Islam needed for dialogue
A European form of Islam needs to develop before a meaningful interfaith dialogue can take place on the continent, the new leader of Germany?s 24 million Protestants has said.
- Couple who believed in faith healing sentenced in son?s death
A fundamentalist Christian couple who relied on prayer, not medicine, to cure their dying toddler son was convicted Friday of involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment.
(tags:cult crime )
- Russia’s Soyuz soon to be only lifeline to space
With NASA finally retiring the shuttle program next year, the venerable Russian workhorse is now set to become the world's only lifeline to the International Space Station. That predicament is provoking mixed feelings of concern over excess reliance on Russia's space program and enduring admiration for the hardiness of the Soviet-designed Soyuz.
- CultureLab: Storytelling 2.0: The digital death of the author
The number of ways that, in one short piece, Craig Mod illustrates that he understands neither how or why fiction is made… quite astonishing, really.