Get Your Pro-Evolution Gifts This Week!

Still need to do some last minute shopping for that science lover who has children? Charlie’s Playhouse is offering a discount on all games and toys. Only for readers of this blog and only this week! I have my own Giant Evolution Timeline and it’s fantastic and informative. Now, I just need children. As the [Read More...]

Seashell Jesus By the Seashore

Quick: What do you see?! If you said three random seashells… you lose. Correct answer: A Nativity Scene. That’s Joseph, Mary, and Jesus. Even better is the story behind it: The longtime high school friends and Jasper residents [Elaine Buchta and Diane Manley] casually were strolling along the beach in St. Augustine, Fla., two months [Read More...]

New Alabama Atheist Group in Gadsden

Reader Amy had inquired about possible names for her new atheist group in Alabama. After taking the ideas to heart, she came up with a new one she likes: ECRA — Etowah County Rational Alliance. The group’s first meeting is this Sunday. All the information can be found here. If you’re interested (and hopefully somewhat [Read More...]

Judge John E. Jones III Speaks About Kitzmiller v. Dover

There are a couple recent articles worth checking out about Judge John E. Jones, III — the man who presided over the Dover Intelligent Design trial (and correctly ruled on the side of evolution and science). One is an interview from PLoS Genetics (PDF): Jane Gitschier: I don’t know if you’re even allowed to answer [Read More...]

Are You a Hardcore Atheist?

How serious do you take your atheism? Let’s find out. Copy and paste the list below on your own site, boldfacing the things you’ve done. (Feel free to add your own elaboration and commentary to each item!) Participated in the Blasphemy Challenge. Met at least one of the “Four Horsemen” (Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Christopher [Read More...]