Would You Come Out as Non-Religious if it Meant Losing Your Scholarship?

Alright, how many of you are playing the religion card just for the money?

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Mythbusters in Four Minutes

You might have heard that even though a football game lasts three hours on TV, the actual gameplay lasts all of 11 minutes.

The same sort of rule applies to shows like Mythbusters (which came to an end tonight). It’s an hour-long, but the amount of time spent actually introducing the myth, testing it, and discussing the results is much, much shorter — even when you ignore commercials.

So here’s what an episode would look like without all the fluff:

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Inspiration Can Strike When Your Clothes Are Covered in Spit-Up

Guess what? I wrote about a completely different topic for a completely different website!

So if you’re interested in what a new dad thinks would make for better baby shower gifts, my article is up at Cosmo.

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Ad Promoting Church/State Separation Will Air During The Late Show with Stephen Colbert This Month

For the next couple of weeks, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will air TV ads during The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. They feature President John F. Kennedy talking about the importance of church/state separation:

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Christian Evangelist: Atheists Would Be Cannibals in an Emergency Due to “Survival of the Fittest”

Christian evangelist Ray Comfort has a rather odd posting at his website The Evidence Bible. (There’s no author name attached, but it’s his website, so I’m assuming he wrote this.)

The point he wants to make is that Christians help the poor.

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But check out this weird passage at the end of the brief posting:

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