Should Gravity Be Taught in Public Schools?

Hmm… it turns out when you pretend like the Miss USA contestants were asked whether gravity should be taught in public schools (instead of evolution, which they were asked about), they sound equally idiotic: (Thanks to Jon for the link!) … ZOMGitsCriss also offers extended commentary on the original video: [Read more...]

I Laughed…

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Forget the Mormons…

For all the talk about how people might not vote for a Mormon, let’s not forget that atheists consistently rank at the bottom of all those “who would you not vote for?” lists. According to Gallup, 22% of Americans say they wouldn’t vote for a Mormon (even from their own party). But 49% wouldn’t vote [Read More...]

No Religious Texts on the 100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books List

The Guardian has put out their list of the “100 greatest non-fiction books” of all-time. Forget the debate about the list for a moment. I just love this explanation of why no religious texts made the cut: … after some debate we decided that religious texts were a little too, well, fictional. Didn’t know a [Read More...]

Unnecessary Outrage

Jessica Hagy found a way to link up Anthony Weiner with the Muhammad cartoons. Well played, Jessica… (via Indexed) [Read more...]