Hookah Hazard!!!! Trendy but….

Hookah Smoking – Not So Benign After All! Many people think that since the tobacco smoke in a hookah is filtered through water it is less toxic. Not so, says the Mayo clinic. The smoke is just as dangerous as that of cigarettes. But there is an additional hazard associated … Continue reading

Is HIV getting less lethal?

Is the AIDS virus evolving? Viruses can have an evolutionary advantage in becoming less lethal. If the host lives longer, he or she has more time to accumulate a larger viral load and pass the virus on to other hosts. A new study of HIV-infected patients in Africa have found … Continue reading

Stupidity Virus? Is This For Real?

Dumb as a door mouse! Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Nebraska have discovered the “stupidity virus” in the throat cultures of healthy subjects during a completely unrelated experiment. They found that 44 percent of people who tested positive for the virus performed 7 to 9 points … Continue reading

“Creationists” Was Coined By Darwin In 1856

And It’s Been A Problem Ever Since! The term “creationist” to describe a proponent of creationism was first used in a letter by Charles Darwin in 1856. In the 1920s, the term became particularly associated with Christian fundamentalist movements that insisted on a literalist interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative and … Continue reading