mayo 28, 2011

Joplin tornado photos show devastation as 232 still missing

The Joplin tornado has already killed at least 125 people, now officials say that 232 remain unaccounted for Following the devastating tornado which ripped though Joplin at the weekend, these satellite images show the extent of the damage. Before and after aerial photos show the shocking extent of the damage caused by the twister in the Missouri city – this image shows a six-block path of destruction. Authorities say it’s… Leer más »Joplin tornado photos show devastation as 232 still missing

Religion and sport: Do prayers help players?

Atheists will regard the idea that religion can make a difference to outcomes in sport as fanciful. But it is possible to put aside the issue of whether or not God exists and just examine the impact of faith on performance. This is what Jeong-Keun Park of Seoul University did in 2000 by studying the performances of Korean athletes. He found that prayer was not only a key factor in… Leer más »Religion and sport: Do prayers help players?