One Million Moms Found Something Else to Whine About

Back in February, the conservative group One Million Moms (Facebook membership: 48,488), famously called for a boycott of JC Penney’s for choosing Worlds-Most-Likable-Person Ellen DeGeneres as their spokeswoman.  Why? Because she is a scary, icky lesbian, of course!  Of course, their plan totally backfired in their bigoted faces. Since then, they have also leveled their teeny, tiny sword of [Read More…]

21 Injured After Walking Across Hot Coals at Tony Robbins Seminar

Ever seen people walk across hot coals? They can do it because coal is a poor conductor of heat and, if you walk fast enough, you should be ok. Richard Wiseman offers a brief explanation here: New age-y motivational speaker Tony Robbins uses the demonstration in many of his seminars. On Thursday night, at an [Read More…]

How Many People Are Religious Because of the Peer Pressure?

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The Bible Stories: 1 Week Left To Donate

A couple weeks ago, I told you about an awesome project from TheGoodAtheist.net called Bible Stories. For those of you who don’t follow my articles as compulsively as my mom does (although let’s all be honest, she doesn’t read my articles either.  Mom, if you’re reading this right now, I owe you a dirty martini), let me refresh [Read More…]

Pennsylvania Group Announces Statewide Atheist/Humanist Conference

Following the trend of having more local events for atheists, the Pennsylvania Nonbelievers are hosting their own conference September 29th-30th: Speakers include Dan Barker, Dave Silverman, and Sharon Hill. More information is forthcoming, but the basics are here. (via Justin Vacula) [Read more…]