The Satanic Temple has announced that it will provide pamphlets on Satanism to students in Florida, following the school board's decision permitting the distribution of religious materials. read more
The hundreds of Germans who have travelled to Syria to join jihadi groups are largely young, male and failed at school and in their careers, according to a report from the security services. read more
"The defendant was on a bloody crusade, executing four innocent men ... with the same murder weapon, over the course of approximately two months, and all under the common and single scheme of exacting 'vengeance' against the United States government for its foreign policies," King County prosecutors said in court documents. read more
The central mystery of quantum mechanics is that small chunks of matter sometimes seem to behave like particles, sometimes like waves. For most of the past century, the prevailing explanation of this conundrum has been what's called the "Copenhagen interpretation" -- which holds that, in some sense, a single particle really is a wave, smeared out across the universe, that collapses into a determinate location only when observed.
But some founders of quantum physics -- notably Louis de Broglie -- championed an alternative interpretation, known as "pilot-wave theory," which posits that quantum particles are borne along on some type of wave. According to pilot-wave theory, the particles have definite trajectories, but because of the pilot wave's influence, they still exhibit wavelike statistics.
Police say the victims were brainwashed into believing that having sex with non-Jews would "save the Jewish people and bring about redemption".
They were also made to become dependent on alcohol and drugs, and have sex under their influence, police say. read more