Creationist Ken Ham: Bill Nye is “Indoctrinating” Kids By Teaching Them Science

On Twitter yesterday, Creationist Ken Ham blasted Bill Nye for his advocacy of science.

Nye said in a recent interview that teaching Creationism may be legal, but it’s a form of brainwashing. Referring to Ham, he said, “He can believe whatever he wants. He can run around influencing all the adults he wants; it’s the kids that are gonna be a burden on me. They’re gonna be scientifically illiterate…”

Ham, as usual, took that to mean Nye wants to take away his rights, somehow, and that teaching evolution was just pushing a different religion onto children.


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This Is How Stars Explode

In a really neat segment that makes you forget you’re watching a comedy show, theoretical physicist Brian Greene explained to Stephen Colbert how stars explode with a couple of really fascinating demonstrations:


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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Will No Longer Be Speaking at the Reason Rally

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, the Hollywood stars who were among the headliners at the upcoming Reason Rally, are no longer speaking at the event.


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Neil deGrasse Tyson Doesn’t Always Have to Be the Smartest Guy in the Room…

The problem with being smart and letting everyone know about it is that it can always backfire…

Which is why people mock Neil deGrasse Tyson:


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Archdale (NC) Officials End Jersey Sponsorship Program After Businesses Put Bible Verses on Shirts

In Archdale, North Carolina, the city provides jerseys for 74 local sports teams. They pay for it by working out arrangements with local businesses, who cover the costs and are allowed to put their logos or a substitute message on the uniforms. Everybody wins.

The problem is that, lately, a lot of the businesses are putting Bible verses or religious phrases on the uniforms. City officials are well aware this is a lawsuit waiting to happen, so they recently ended the sponsorship program for good.


As you might guess, not everyone’s happy with that move:

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