Why Scientists Hate ‘The God Particle’

(This is a repost since the original article didn’t post correctly!) Scientists are thrilled about the Higgs boson. But many of them are sick of that term “The God Particle.” Sarah Pulliam Bailey summarizes the history of the term and how scientists (including Peter Higgs) aren’t fans of the misleading term. The best big involves [Read More...]

Flying Over New York City Tonight…

The skyline looks lovely (click to enlarge): More information on the American Atheists’ banner is here (Thanks to Brent for the picture!) [Read more...]

Jesus Died for Myspace in Heaven

Reader Myra sent along this church sign she saw in her area: But what does it mean…? Is Facebook screwed in the afterlife? Is it a list of three things that don’t exist? Friendster’s gotta be in hell, right? Her daughter offered this insightful suggestion: “Those idiots probably just got burned by Facebook’s IPO and [Read More...]

Is the ‘Gay Marriage’ Debate Driving Christians Away from the Church? Let’s Hope So

I’m a broken record on this topic, but why not have another go at it. The way the Christian church treats the LGBT community is both a blessing and a curse for atheists. We know why it’s bad for LGBT people — that’s pretty obvious — and I don’t want them to have to go [Read More...]

March 31, 2013: ‘Jesus, Take The Wheel’ Day

Whoever created this Facebook Event is a genius. An evil, dangerous, you’re-gonna-get-us-all-killed-you-brilliant-bastard kind of genius. Can Darwin Awards be given out en masse? I’m sure there will be a huge ceremony the next day Let’s hope everyone is an organ donor, too. [Read more...]