It’s Election Day! Here’s To Love!

It’s 4am and the marriage equality troops are rallying at the Washington United Action Center in Seattle. In a few minutes, we will be hitting the streets here in the Capitol Hill neighborhood to put door hangers on every single door in this dense urban area. It’s a part of our Election Day Get-Out-The-Vote efforts. [Read More…]

Atheist Runner Raises $4,200 for Hurricane Sandy Response

Atheist Julia Burke is the runner who decided before the New York City Marathon was canceled that she couldn’t participate in good conscience:

“I wouldn’t have felt good about running this race and being handed bottles of water and snacks at every stop when there are people who can’t even go to their own homes,” she said.

Burke took the $500 she would have spent on the flight and rental car and donated it to charity. Then she decided to run a marathon, anyway, in her hometown of Buffalo… and word spread. [Read more…]

Final Gallup Poll Shows Those with ‘No Religion’ Favoring Obama 67% – 26% Over Romney

While the electoral college results are ultimately all that matters, it’s interesting to note that, according to Gallup, those without religion prefer President Obama over Mitt Romney 67% to 26%: [Read more…]

/Skepticon Takeover

Well, I’m sorry to say that this day has come to an end. We laughed, we cried, we wondered about Lauren’s sanity. It’s been fun and I hope all of you enjoyed yourselves. We want to thank Hemant again for letting us do this–you’re the man, Hemant! Also, I have some spectacular news for you [Read More…]

Sex Sells…Coffins?

Yep, you read that right. From Reuters: “A Polish firm that makes coffins has angered the Catholic church by trying to drum up business with a calendar depicting topless models posing next to its caskets… “My son had the idea of creating the company’s calendar… so that we could show something half-serious, colorful, beautiful; the beauty [Read More…]