Episode #721

News Items

Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Science

    There are 39 cities int eh world with teh name, ‘Bethlehem,’ 28 of them in the US.

  • Item #2 Fiction

    The original Bethlehem in the Middle East has a mostly Christian population today but is under Israeli control.

  • Item #3 Science

    Bethlehem, PA was founded on Christmas Eve 1741 by Davie Nitschmann and Count Nicholas von Zinzendorf.

Skeptical Quote of the Week

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy – and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful. - Robert A. Heinlein