A deep sea species related to jellyfish was filmed underwater off the coast of Angola, earning it the nickname "flying spaghetti monster."
Workers from the BP Global oil and gas company recently videotaped a multi-tentacled Bathyphsa conifer, a siphonophore marine animal, making its way along the ocean floor 4,000 feet underwater on the Angolan coast.
BP employees were collecting underwater video footage using a remote controlled underwater vehicle when they spotted the translucent many-armed creature and dubbed it the "flying spaghetti monster." The term was first coined by the satirical religion/social movement, Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. more >>
NASA said that if there's one meteor shower that people should catch to see this year, it should be August's Perseid meteor shower, which is known for being among the brightest of meteor showers.
This particular meteor shower as it seemingly has it all. It offers a consistent high rate of meteors annually, it also occurs in August when people are in summer vacation and the weather temperature is nice, especially at nighttime.
A recently presented paper at the American Psychological Association's annual convention claims that the controversial practice of sexting can be "a positive relationship behavior."
Authored by Ph.D. student Emily C. Stasko and Drexel University Psychology professor Pamela A. Geller, the research abstract argued that sexting has "both positive and negative" effects on relationships.
"Sexting is usually looked at as dangerous, but if it were only bad, it wouldn't be as popular as it is," Stasko asserted during an interview with The Christian Post, adding they were "surprised by the high rates of sexting we observed." more >>
A Vatican official has recently stated that while alien civilizations might exist beyond our solar system, an alien Jesus Christ does not.
Jose Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory, holds a degree in theology along with a doctorate in astronomy.
In a recent interview with AFP News Agency, Funes explained that while he was open to the idea of alien life, including on some newly discovered planets, the incarnation of Jesus Christ was a unique event. more >>
A nuclear physicist who recently spoke out against the theory of evolution in relation to the origin of human life, has warned Christians that public denial of the Genesis creation account cannot be "taken lightly."
In an interview with Christian News Network on Monday, Brandon van der Ventel, who holds a Ph D. from South Africa's Stellenbosch University, stressed the importance of having a biblical worldview while addressing the theory of evolution.
"The denial of the Genesis account is not a matter to be taken lightly by Christians," said van der Ventel. "If the biblical record is not true, then we are left with naturalism and atheism, of which the consequences are truly horrific." more >>
Former Mars Hill megachurch pastor and best-selling author Rob Bell appeared on The Church Boys podcast earlier this week where he discussed his passion for science and how he reconciles it with his Christian faith, which he described as very "orthodox."
Bell was on the porgram to discuss his latest speaking tour Everything Is Spiritual where he dives into the topics of science and spirituality and attempts to show how the two "are at long last partners," according to the tour's website.
The former pastor talked about his passion for science, and made a bold statement while discussing its relation to faith during Monday's program. more >>