Saturday, June 26, 2004


Try Skype if you want to test free phone over the Internet. Skype uses P2P (peer-to-peer) technology to connect you to other users – not to share files this time, but to talk and chat with your friends.

"I received your letter of June 10th. I have never talked to a Jesuit priest in my life and I am astonished by the audacity to tell such lies about me. From the viewpoint of a Jesuit priest I am, of course, and have always been an atheist."
[Albert Einstein to Guy H. Raner Jr, July 2, 1945, responding to a rumor that a Jesuit priest had caused Einstein to convert from atheism. Article by Michael R. Gilmore in Skeptic magazine, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1997]

Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Two to the 100th Power

Are you the curious type, like to explore the world around you to get a better grasp of reality? Well, proves you are human, most of us strive to find answers and understanding. Here's a challenge for you, a simple question to understand two to the 100th power.

Enjoy (and next challenge your friends!).

"We are not endeavoring to chain the future but to free the present. ...We are the advocates of inquiry, investigation, and thought. ...It is grander to think and investigate for yourself than to repeat a creed. ... I look for the day when reason, throned upon the world's brains, shall be the King of Kings and the God of Gods."
[Robert G. Ingersoll, "The Gods" 1872]