When Geometry Becomes Dirty

Advice for new teachers: Make sure you run through a lesson yourself before presenting it in a high school classroom. Here’s essentially how my Geometry lesson went the other day. Me: Class, what is the name of this polyhedron? Class: A square pyramid! Me: Very good. And what polygons do you see when a square [Read More...]

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...]

SoulWow

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...]

Want to Win Liberty University Swag?

You know that feeling of irony and amusement you get when you open a bottle of beer with a bottle-opener from Jerry Falwell‘s Liberty University? No? Well, you might be able to experience it if you enter Kevin Roose‘s LU swag giveaway and win a prize. All the info is here. (And if you don’t [Read More...]

Another Reason to Accept Evolution

It wins over the ladies: How did Dilbert know all of my pickup lines? (via Dilbert) [Read more...]


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