Archives for April, 2011

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Billionaire Donald Trump’s recent announcement that he is considering running for President of the United States in 2012 has, if anything, generated a lot of media buzz. Could he apply his business acumen to become an effective national and global leader?

The winner of the Templeton Prize (1 million British pounds) was announced today. Is this a turning point for Templeton, or more of the same? What is the purpose of this award? The Templeton Prize honors a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or…

Source. Bioephemera provided an excellent overview of the ongoing appeal to the “Myriad gene patent case.” Jessica Palmer wrote: Myriad Genetics’s patents on the breast cancer genes (BRCA1 and BRCA2) were invalid because genes are unpatentable products of nature. Could Myriad Benefit If They Lose Their Case?

Can You Understand Our World Without Mathematics? I could grapple with this question, but I’ll let physicist Richard Feynman of the Manhattan Project and Nobel Prize winner in Physics, take it on.

Find out what Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has to say about the weekly Prayer Meetings taking place in Room 219 of the U.S Capital. Also, her perspective of the sacrifices and faith of our Founding Fathers is sure to stir your heart. Find out more by visiting The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation website at www.findroom219.com. Since…

Source. What is the academic value of Jersey Shore’s Snooki? I’ll let my readers decide. But consider this.

Physics “A Waste of Time”?

Is studying science and mathematics valuable for a general education? Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said it is a “waste of my time, waste of my teacher’s time and a waste of space” – if your goal is to become a lawyer. His audience roared in laughter and applause. Is such an attitude…