Can You Solve These Clues From Jeopardy’s ‘Bible Violence’ Category?

If you missed Tuesday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” then you missed out on an entire category dedicated to “Bible Violence”:

You can see the clues right here.

How many did you get right? (I missed the last two. For shame…)

(Thanks to @LukeMorris for the link!)

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Congressman Rush Holt Once Again Recognizes Darwin Day in the House of Representatives

Yesterday, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduced H. Res. 467 (now available for viewing) on the floor of the House, expressing his support for the recognition of February 12th as Darwin Day:

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="216"]Rep. Rush Holt being awesome[/caption]

“We’re pleased to join Rep. Holt again in support of a Congressional resolution honoring Darwin’s contributions to science and humanity,” said Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association. “Too many people are being influenced by the dangerous creationism and so-called ‘intelligent design’ movements, and it’s time for others in Congress to stand up for true science.”

Last year, Holt introduced identical legislation as did Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA) in 2011:

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Christian Movie’s Best Original Song Oscar Nomination Rescinded After Shady Campaign for Inclusion in the Category

Two weeks ago, when the Academy Award nominees were announced, there was a surprise inclusion in the category for Best Original Song: “Alone, Yet Not Alone” from a little-known Christian movie of the same name, written by Bruce Broughton and Dennis Spiegel and sung by Joni Eareckson Tada.

The song was in a lineup that included “Happy” by Pharrell Williams and “Ordinary Love” by U2. Even Tada, a quadriplegic, was pleasantly shocked that the song made it in:

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As If We Needed This Many Reasons to Facepalm…

Seth Andrews compiled all sorts of things Christians have said over the past few months that are worthy of a facepalm and put it in one remarkable video.

It’s only 3279421389 hours long. I see he’s gotten it down to under five minutes. Very impressive.



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Sam Harris Announces His Next Book; It’s About Spirituality Without Religion

He hinted at it more than a year and a half ago, so it’s about time that The End of Faith author Sam Harris announced his next book.

It’s called Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion (Simon & Schuster), it’ll be released this September, and it’s already available for pre-order.

I love the cover. When you zoom out, you can see the face…

… and when you zoom in, you can see a cloud giving the middle finger to God.



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