If you look at the universe and study the universe, what you find is that there is no evidence that we need anything other than the laws of physics and the other laws of science to explain everything we see. There's absolutely no evidence that we need any supernatural hand of god. -- Lawrence Krauss, World-Renowned Physicist
There is probably no other notion in any field of science that has been as extensively tested and as thoroughly corroborated as the evolutionary origin of living organisms. -- Encyclopedia Britannica
FAITH. No one word personifies the absolute worst and most wicked properties of religion better than that. Faith is mind-rot. It’s the poison that destroys critical thinking, undermines evidence, and leads people into lives dedicated to absurdity. It’s a parasite regarded as a virtue. -- PZ Myers
Religion is the antithesis of science, an anesthetic for the mind that disables critical thought and encourages the acceptance of inanity as fact, and wishful thinking as evidence. -- PZ Myers

Sunday, October 14, 2012

A wild and crazy guy went to outer space, then jumped to earth 24 miles below, falling faster than the speed of sound, somehow surviving the whole thing.


Daredevil Felix Baumgartner on October 14, 2012 poised for a leap to Earth, 24 miles (39 kilometers) above Earth’s surface.

Felix Baumgartner - Red Bull Stratos - Space Jump [Full Video] HD



New York Times: 24 Miles, 4 Minutes and 834 M.P.H., All in One Jump

Washington Post: Daredevil’s 24-mile jump from edge of space gives millions on Earth collective moment of awe

The tech behind Felix Baumgartner’s stratospheric skydive


http://www.redbullstratos.com/

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