Archives for November 2009

Spray-On Jesus

I finally understand how Jesus appears on things like toast and an iron: Here what we know: -Jesus is in a can -Jesus is bleeding -There’s now 20% more Jesus. I wonder: Is Jesus bad for the environment, too? (Thanks to Becky for the link!) [Read more…]

Feynman on Doubt

by Jesse Galef Everyone can do with more Feynman in their lives. I hear tell that there’s a treasure trove of his lectures called project Tuva, but I haven’t investigated it yet. I found this video of him having a conversation in an interview. As such, he has more asides and tangents than he would [Read More…]

Tim Tebow’s Surely Not the Only Talented, Generous Athlete Out There

Looks like Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow put more Bible verses under his eyes over the weekend: Actually, the verses under his eyes were from Hebrews. But whatever. I still don’t believe he would’ve been able to step onto that field if the words “There is” and “No God” were written under his eyes no [Read More…]

Australian Government Gives Millions for Religious Conference, None for Atheist Conference

The Atheist Foundation of Australia Inc. and Atheist Alliance International are hosting a Global Atheist Convention in 2010. It’s going to be awesome, not just for the participants, but for the state of Victoria. With possibly over 2,000 attendees, that’s a big chunk of tourism change coming into the region. It makes sense, then, that [Read More…]

Switzerland Bans Minarets

These are minarets: They’re the tall spires with cone-shaped, sometimes-bulging tops often seen on mosques and other pieces of Middle Eastern architecture. They seem harmless enough, yes? There must be something wrong with them, though, because yesterday, they just got banned in Switzerland… via a nationwide referendum. More than 57% of voters and 22 out [Read More…]