Mexicans Will Destroy a Donald Trump Effigy to Celebrate Easter

This weekend, Mexican artist Leonardo Linares will create a papier-mâché version of Donald Trump that will be filled with explosives and lit on fire. It’s all part of an annual ritual to celebrate Easter:

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Was It Really That Much of a “Sacrifice”?

Here’s your annual reminder that if Jesus came back to life three days after being crucified, then maybe “sacrifice” isn’t exactly the best word to describe that story…

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After Public Outcry, Tribeca Film Festival Removes Anti-Vaccination Film from Lineup

Organizers of the Tribeca Film Festival, which takes place next month, have decided to pull the anti-vaccination propaganda film Vaxxed from its lineup after near-universal condemnation.

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Nobel Prize Winner James Watson Talks About His Faith… in Humanity

James Watson, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist known for discovering the structure of DNA with Francis Crick, has an excellent essay at TIME all about his faith.

That faith isn’t in religion, though, but rather humanity and the people who strive to make this world a better place.

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An Obituary for Jesus

Sam Roberts, who normally writes obituaries for the New York Times, decided to write one for Jesus.

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