Creationist Science Fair Exhibit

An entry from the 2009 Twin Cities Creation Science Association (TCCSA) science fair: Essentially, this tells us that goldfish should be fed twice a day… because Genesis says we have dominion over them. I think. The notes to presenters tell you everything you need to know about what TCCSA sponsors think a scientist should be [Read More...]

Nate Phelps Talks About his Infamous Family

I wasn’t at the American Atheists’ Convention so I really hope AA releases video of this. Here is an excellent writeup about Nate Phelps‘ talk at the AA Convention. Phelps is the son of Fred “God Hates Fags” Phelps — but Nate managed to escape from the family’s craziness. hambydammit was there: Nate’s speech, which [Read More...]


You would think a church mired in sex scandals would want to avoid association with a guy who has recently been involved in a sex scandal… And since when do Catholics try to emulate the cheesy “we-know-pop-culture-so-we-must-be-relevant” element of so many Christian churches? As if we needed another reason not to attend church… (via Unreasonable [Read More...]

The Aftermath of Rick Warren’s Hypocrisy

This guest post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association. He usually blogs at Rant & Reason. You almost feel sorry for Rick Warren. As Hemant among others has pointed out, he was recently caught making statements that could charitably be called misleading and uncharitably called bald-faced lies. He claimed to [Read More...]

A Quiverfull Family Expands A Bit More…

The Duggar family — mom, dad, 18 children — is about to get one person larger. A grandchild is entering the mix. Josh Duggar said he and his wife haven’t yet picked out a name, but are leaning toward establishing a theme with the future children’s names. “We’re pretty sure we’re not going to go [Read More...]