7 Things Christians Can’t Prove Aren’t True

(Sorry, brain running on idle so far this morning. I swear the following has nothing to do with drugs. This is a sort of sideways answer to those who say you can’t prove there’s no God.)1) In Heaven, everybody has delicious Thomas’s English muffins for breakfast, and they come already toasted and slathered with real butter. Plus, they’re served by obsequious angelic beings who look exactly like Rolling Stone’s Keith Richards.   … [Read more...]

Nothing To Do With Atheism, Everything To Do With Coolness

Brian Dettmer does art. I saw something like this a few years ago — I guess it must have been his work — and I love it.  … [Read more...]

On My Slaveholding Ancestors

Regarding ancestral slave owning (which accusation some complete and utter idiot has attempted to smear Richard Dawkins with — and no, I'm not linking to it, because I don't link to complete and utter idiots): Just in case the charge is ever leveled at me: … [Read more...]

The Hitler of Ice Cream

Jon Stewart hits another one out of the park. I LOL'd. … [Read more...]

Hey, It’s An Imperfect World (Sorry, L.Ron)

I'm a long way from the planning table here at FtB.I'm pretty sure Ed Brayton and PZ Myers have a Master Planner's Lair somewhere, which has a huge hot tub, beer bar and poker table, where the World Domination plans proceed.Pictured above is the Soundproof Lair for Concealing Maniacal Laughter. I like to think the whole complex is in Scotland somewhere, probably underground, and they get there by Opening a Way into the Never-Never. I suspect Ian Cromwell, Daniel Fincke and certain others get … [Read more...]

About that Cure …

Just wanted to follow up on my post of a few days ago. I still feel a little bit bad about the headline, "Hurrah! Cure for Alzheimer's Discovered!"I intended it to be funny, sort of a reflection of common practice in science reporting. This does it better:  … [Read more...]


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