Did You Enjoy the Pluto Flyover? Wait Till You Hear Dr. Carolyn Porco Talk About the Mission to Saturn

If you’ve been mesmerized over the past week with the Pluto flyover, take an hour of your time and listen to Dr. Carolyn Porco talk about the Cassini mission around Saturn. Porco is the leader of the Imaging Team for that mission.

She gave the talk at Imagine No Religion 5 conference in Vancouver last month:

[Read more…]

I Don’t Think That’s Your Target Audience…

Of all the places for Liberty University to advertise, I’m pretty sure this is the least useful:

[Read more…]

A Song About Letting Go of Your Imaginary Friends

Peter D’Angelo, a composer who normally creates music for TV and film, put together another nifty atheist-friendly rock song. This one’s called “Imaginary Friends”:

[Read more…]

The Non-Religious Side of PewDiePie

I don’t watch the videos of PewDiePie, the most popular YouTuber in the world, because, well, I graduated from middle school. But there’s no doubt about his reach and influence (and wealth).

Matt Cerami, writing for the Humanist, explores the Humanistic side of the star (real name Felix Kjellberg):

[Read more…]

After Adopting New Restrictive Invocation Policy, Pompano Beach (FL) Receives Warning from FFRF

I posted the other day about how the Pompano Beach City Commission in Florida created a policy specifically designed to prevent Satanists, atheists, Wiccans, and other less-represented community members from delivering invocations at their meetings. They did it by requiring all potential speakers to be part of a religious organization that’s listed in the Yellow Pages or a legal non-profit.

Yesterday, the Freedom From Religion Foundation warned them about the illegality of what they’re doing:

[Read more…]