Fascinating Edge on explanation, skepticism and religious belief. Read both stories.
Side-thought : the psychology experiments are fun, as such things usually are. I wish there was a better way to catalogue these kind of experiments that counter our illusions of our own rationality and independent thinking. What would be great is something indexed by self-illusion : "you think you're perception of colour / unlikeliness / explainedness is accurate? Here's a list of the experiments which suggest it isn't"
Could make a great coffee-table book, or maybe OPML outline, or ... come on lazyweb, where are you when we need you?