What Can True Christians™ Do to Help Speed Up Global Warming So Jesus Comes Back Quicker? As True Bible believing Christians™, we have a much better understanding about the fate of this planet than any Biologist, Environmentalist, or so-called scientist because we have a personal relationship with the Fellow who created this whole place to begin with! — Landover Baptist Church

The 10 Best Political Books. Here’s a cheat sheet to the best political writing with a Brit flavour. We liked the look of Road to Southend Pier by Ross Clark: “After encountering a talking lamp post, Ross Clark wondered if he could get to Southend without Big Brother watching him. An entertaining look at Britain’s surveillance society.” The Independent

Quizzing the freaks of Coney Island. Though the lights are dimming on funky, fetid Coney Island, there’s still time to learn the age-old secrets of the sideshow. Sword swallowing, anyone? — New York magazine

The Church that Stole God. As the Pope rolls into Sydney, a former Catholic priest welcomes him with some heartfelt criticism. For every art, there is a complementary science. As physics underlies engineering, so theology is the foundation of religion… By appropriating God and freezing theology into an infallible block, the Church has killed them. — New Matilda

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