Book Review: The Pluto Files by Neil deGrasse Tyson

There’s a stack of books on my desk waiting to be read and reviewed. And I put them all aside because Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s new book The Pluto Files came in the mail and I couldn’t wait to read it. I love Tyson for the same reason I enjoy reading Phil Plait‘s blog: because I [Read More...]

If You Don’t Have an Atheist Bus Near You…

If you have no atheist buses in your area, no need to worry. Just follow the example of the atheists in Sydney, Australia. Make your own! Scepdoll took some wonderful pictures. Ah, the beauty of an event like Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. I now know what I’m going to be for Halloween this [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… Ottawa!

The vote was taken and free speech won out! The city council in Ottawa voted 13-7 yesterday in favor of having atheist ads on their buses! The ad is one you’ve seen before — “There‚Äôs probably no God, now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” But watch how one opponent removes the “probably” wording and [Read More...]

Friendly Atheist Contest #41: Atheists and Pants

Last time, I ran this contest: Taking a cue from this list… Replace any word from the title of, or a line from, a book about atheism… with the word “Pants.” For example, “The Pants Delusion” or “Atheism: The Case Against Pants.” (If you use a line from a book, give us the name of [Read More...]

How Cool Is This Flying Spaghetti Monster Logo?

I mentioned yesterday how cool it would be to have a Flying Spaghetti Monster ambigram tattoo… only somewhat in jest Efrique made it happen. Just with the words “Spaghetti Monster” but very impressive nonetheless! (And in case you don’t know what an ambigram is, here is that same picture rotated 180 degrees) How #%$&ing cool [Read More...]