Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Thor attacks Jesus in Rio, damages a thumb

A vicious lightning strike from the heavens hurt Rio de Janeiro‚Äôs iconic Christ the Redeemer statue during an electrical storm on Thursday night. The 125-foot-tall figure that presides over the … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Group unveils Satan statue design for Oklahoma

A satanic group unveiled designs Monday for a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan it wants to put at the Oklahoma state Capitol, where a Ten Commandments monument was placed in 2012. … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Former Pastor Decides To Spend A Year Without God

Former Seventh-day Adventist Pastor Ryan Bell made an unusual New Year’s resolution: . He used to lead a congregation in Southern California, but in March, he was asked to step … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Are there any known virgin births? Sort of, but not really

Are there any case reports of virgin births in the medical literature? Sort of. According to a 1995 report in the journal Nature Genetics, a mother brought her infant boy … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

World’s oldest Buddhist shrine discovered in Nepal

Archaeologists in Nepal say they have discovered traces of a wooden structure dating from the sixth century BC which they believe is the world’s oldest Buddhist shrine. Kosh Prasad Acharya, … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tennessee judge orders baby’s name changed from ‘Messiah': report

A Tennessee judge has ordered a baby’s first name changed from “Messiah” to Martin, saying that the only true messiah is Jesus Christ, a ruling the boy’s mother promises to … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Right-Wing Christian Group Claims Scientists are Peddling Dinosaur Hoax

This is why you just have to love so much of what passes for right-wing thinking in 2013. Call it the Fred Flintstone Effect. Yesterday, Ken Ham, President of “Answers … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment
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