Nashville Bank Robber Accidentally Drops His Bible During the Getaway

Jesus must be whispering some strange messages into the minds of his followers.

When a man in Nashville robbed a Bank of America branch last week, cameras caught him armed with only a Bible.

I guess his ransom note said something like, “If you don’t give me money, I’m going to read this out loud.”

Police are still trying to identify him.

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Do 97% of Scientists Really Agree on Climate Change? Nope. It’s More Like 99.9%, Says Expert

A couple of years ago, President Obama(‘s staff) tweeted this line about the consensus on climate change:

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97% of scientists agree that climate change is “real, man-made and dangerous.” Strong, powerful words from the President. And right-wingers went nuts, trying to discredit it.

Turns out that number was indeed wrong… but in the other direction. It was actually an underestimate.

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Upgrading the Meme About the Pastor Who Quit Attending Sports Events

There’s an old meme floating around in which a pastor explains why he quit attending sports events… a veiled reference to the excuses he hears from people who no longer want to attend church:

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Seth Andrews doesn’t like that list at all, especially the last item on it, as if allowing children to think for themselves is a bad idea. So he made his own version of the entire meme:

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After Her Evangelical Church Shamed Her for Getting Divorced, She Became an Atheist

Kristy Loye is a former “devout, Bible-believing fundamental evangelical Christian” who eventually became an atheist. What pushed her over the edge was the church’s treatment of women. Specifically, how they treated her and a friend of hers when they were going through divorces.

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The Church of England Just Hit a Milestone in Terms of Low Attendance

The Church of England has hit a new milestone: Weekly attendance is now less than a million people for the first time ever (or at least since they began keeping track of attendance).

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