Deadly Malaysian Earthquake Was Caused by Naked Tourists, Says Government Official

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia on Friday. The death toll is already at 16 and it may go higher in the coming days. It’s a devastating tragedy so officials are trying to figure out if this is a natural disaster or something they could’ve prevented. And the answer they’ve stumbled upon is what happens when irrational thinking mixes with a desperate need for an explanation:



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Christian Girl Recites Slam Poetry All About Why We Need More Jesus in America

In the freakiest spoken word poetry you’ll ever hear, listen to a student talk about the need for God in America at the 2015 Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) International Convention in New Mexico:



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Why Heaven Wouldn’t Be That Great

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, explains why Heaven wouldn’t be that great.



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Woman Asks Psychics to Connect With a Dead Sister Who Never Existed… and (Surprise!) They All Do

Vice‘s Jackie Hong performed a simple experiment to test the claims of several psychics in Toronto: She conjured up a fake sister (“Emily”) who died of a car crash and asked the psychics to connect with her.

Of course, they all managed to do it. (Amazing, right?)



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Israeli Army Punishes Soldier for Bringing Ham Sandwiches Onto the Base, Then Apologizes After Backlash

When a Boston-born soldier moved overseas to join the Israeli army, I’m pretty sure sharing his grandmother’s sandwiches was the last thing he thought he’d ever get punished for.

But because those sandwiches had ham in them, the soldier was sentenced to 11 days in military prison.

The soldier says he just wasn’t aware of the strict dietary restrictions.

It was only after an outcry that the Israel Defense Forces lessened his punishment:



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