Seattle Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth

How about some good news? California, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont, and the District of Columbia have all banned the use of conversion therapy on LGBTQ minors. The cities of Cincinnati and Miami have also banned it independently, and now The Stranger is reporting that Seattle has become the third city to do so. According [Read More…]

Checkmate Scientists – Is It All a Hoax?

I was pursuing the Atheist Nexus Facebook group this morning and came across this old video: I’ve seen this in the past, but it just reminded me that things are getting worse. I swear I can’t decide what is real and what is Poe anymore. Immediately, the crazy Christian radio host who said Satan is targeting churches with Pokemon Go comes [Read More…]

Donald Trump Flip Flops His Position on Crying Babies Within 2 Minutes

This is an entertaining way to end the day. Today, during a speech in Ashburn, Virginia, Donald Trump told a woman to not worry about her baby crying. He said: Don’t worry about that baby. I love babies. Don’t worry about it. I love babies. I hear that baby crying, I like it. What a [Read More…]

Nebraskan Senator Bill Kintner is Asked to Resign Because of a Sexually Explicit Video

A little word of advice. If you’re into making sexual videos of yourself, do your thing. Have fun. Who am I to judge? However, you might not want to keep a copy of it on your work computer. Even more so, if you are a senator and the computer is state-issued. And even more, more [Read More…]

Call Bruce Willis – NASA to Send Spacecraft to the Surface of the ‘Armageddon Asteroid’

If like me, you are a space geek, you are excited about NASA’s September 8, launch of the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to the surface of Bennu, an asteroid that news sites have been dubbing “Doomsday,” “Earth-Crushing,” and “Armageddon Asteroid.” (see explanation video below.) Bennu, which is approximately 1,640 feet in diameter and orbits the Sun at [Read More…]

Charisma Claims That Ray Comfort Dismantles Atheism With One Scientific Question

Here’s something to end your day with. You have probably already heard about Ray Comfort’s upcoming film The Atheist Delusion. If you haven’t here is the trailer: While I saw this a few weeks back, I must admit I giggled a bit when I read on Charisma this afternoon, that “Ray Comfort Dismantles Atheism With [Read More…]

Belief in Gods Played a Vital Role in the Cultural Evolution of Humans

I believe this is 100% true. Scientists have known for some time that the development of agriculture led to the specialization of work and that this specialization equipped early humans with the ability to forge things necessary for city development. However, according to two new studies, belief in omniscient and punishing deities, contributed a lot to it as [Read More…]