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Do Tebow and Bieber Make It Cool to Be Christian?

Jo Piazza at FOX News wonders: are prominent, outspoken Christians like Tim Tebow and Justin Bieber making Christianity more appealing to kids? It’s no great leap to say that children and teens admire and emulate figures like Bieber, fellow musician Demi Lovato, and Tebow. In a culture that values piety as a signifier of moral [Read More…]

Math: It’s How Plants Work

Vi Hart‘s math videos just keep getting better. In case you missed Part 1 of her Fibonacci series (Ha! Math humor!), check this out. Part 2 is here and it’s even better than the first: My jaw dropped around the 4:00 mark. [Read more…]

Finally, the Definition of Rape Gets An Update

I didn’t know about this until yesterday. And now that I know it, I’m angry I didn’t know about it sooner. For decades now, when the government compiled national crime statistics, the number of sexual assaults reported was lower than it should’ve been. That’s because the FBI’s definition of rape — “the carnal knowledge of [Read More…]

An Atheist Who Supports Tim Tebow

Well, this is different: One man says he’s an atheist who supports Tim Tebow: Unlike so many athletes, Tebow will not let you down. He will not be caught in a bizarre incident at a night club at 3:00 in the morning. He will not father illegitimate kids, test positive for drugs, or defile his [Read More…]