Not So Remarkable Coincidence

I was at my cousin’s wedding this past weekend. He lives in Ohio but the wedding took place outside of Chicago (where most of the family and friends live). During the ceremony/reception, I saw a girl there… she wasn’t in the immediate family (she was white) but she did look familiar. In fact, the few [Read More...]

High School Freethought Groups

High school freethought groups are so important in helping young people develop their skills in critical thinking. It’s one of the first places you can openly talk to other people about your atheism. It’s also tougher than starting a group in college, when you’re likely to have a few more like-minded people around you. Lucia [Read More...]

Another Reason to Sign Your Kids Up for Camp Quest

Samantha Stein of the United Kingdom writes about her experience as a Camp Quest counselor in Detroit and lets us know that CQ is arriving in the UK in 2009! (Incidentally, the title of the article is called “My summer at atheist camp” — not Samantha’s idea. Just a lazy copywriter who assumes all kids [Read More...]

How Sad, Indeed

I love PZ Myers. He’s a wonderful teacher and, at times, he’s downright hilarious. But other times he can be… well… something else entirely. Paul Jones has died. I didn’t know him, or even know about him, until his obituary was sent to me, but it’s an utterly tragic life story. He was an ordained [Read More...]


The latest cross-shaped MP3 player — the TEO MP-301 — holds 1 GB of music and costs $49: According to Joshua Fruhlinger of Engadget: … According to reviews, the player has some serious interface issues and a weak screen, but if crucifixion is your thing, you can’t go wrong with this necklace cross-cum-MP3 player. Or [Read More...]