Bill Nye The Non-Creationist Guy

via Unreasonable Faith, comes this tidbit about a speech Bill Nye The Science Guy gave in Waco, Texas in 2006: The Emmy-winning scientist angered a few audience members when he criticized literal interpretation of the biblical verse Genesis 1:16, which reads: “God made two great lights – the greater light to govern the day and [Read More…]

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Scientist vs. Blowhard

Daily there are great new interviews with Dawkins coming out as he promotes the new book.  This one is the most worthless and insight-free.  But it’s one of the most high profile since it’s on O’Reilly’s show and it’s also O’Reilly setting a personal record for stupidity.  He could not be any more tangential, desperate, [Read More…]

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Daily Hilarity: Fundies Say The Darndest Things

Below is an extremely funny video based on actual comments from fundamentalists found on internet forums and catalogued at the indispensable Fundies Say The Darnedest Things. I tried posting this last night but the post went up without the video and then WordPress was doing maintenance and locked me out of being able to fix anything or even [Read More…]

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Why Did Barack Obama Win The Nobel Peace Prize?

Geir Lundestad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee explains the reasoning: (H/T) Your Thoughts? [Read more…]

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The Mormon Roots Of Beck’s 912 Movement

Even political fundamentalism is still really religious fundamentalism in (thin) disguise: Beck has been furiously promoting “The 5,000 Year Leap” for the past year, a push that peaked in March when he launched the 912 Project. That month, a new edition of “The 5,000 Year Leap,” complete with a laudatory new foreword by none other [Read More…]

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Pigs Can Learn How To Use Mirrors

So neat: In just five hours, an average farm pig can learn how to interpret an image in the mirror and use it to find hidden food. Scientists consider the ability to use a mirror a sign of complex cognitive processing and an indication of a certain level of awareness. In addition to humans and [Read More…]

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Why Barack Obama Does NOT Deserve A Nobel Peace Prize At All

As I already said, everyone left, right, and center is baffled today by Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize received out of the blue and before he has actually accomplished much of anything of what he had promised from his presidency (as Saturday Night Live compellingly argued).  Earlier I made an argument that his election merits the award [Read More…]

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Breakfast Of Champion Actor Governors

Arnold reveals the secret to his success on Twitter.  Behold his breakfast: via Your Thoughts? [Read more…]

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Richard Dawkins’s Address To The Atheist Alliance International Convention 2009

From a week ago tomorrow, Richard Dawkins addresses the    Athiest Alliance International.  He reads the final chapter of his newest book, The Greatest Show on Earth which is an exegesis of the last chapter of The Origin of Species.  There are 5 parts so keep watching after the first video below! Your Thoughts? [Read more…]

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