Matching Offer for Skepticon 4

Everyone loves a good matching offer and here’s another one that will benefit young skeptics! Polaris Financial Planning will give the organizers of Skepticon 4 $2,800 for the October event in Missouri… but only if they raise $2,800 in the month of March. It’s all or nothing! I gave $10. This is an incredible student-run [Read More...]

Old Spice Carl Sagan

The most amusing thing you’ll see all day — a mashup of Carl Sagan‘s Pale Blue Dot and the Old Spice commercial: (via @rebeccawatson) [Read more...]

Ask Richard: Atheist’s Father Demands He Pray for His Mother

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I never thought I’d have reason to contact you. My family is well aware of my atheistic leanings, and up until recently it caused me no harm. I live in Australia, and everyone else (mom, dad, two sisters) in the midwestern USA. Yes, [Read More...]

Does Cohabitation Work?

As a guy who once lived with his girlfriend, I know I learned things about her (and vice-versa) that several more years of dating probably wouldn’t have brought to light. I say we were both better off because of that. Had we gotten married, I don’t think there would have been as many major “surprises” [Read More...]

This Atheist Billboard *Might* Be Offensive

After hearing that some of the British billboards urging people to mark “no religion” on the Census were censored, Crispian Jago came up with his own ad mockup that might actually warrant that treatment… Catchy slogan, though! [Read more...]