Who Knew the Pope Was a Hip Hop Superstar?

Sometimes Twitter can be a vile cesspool of ignorance and bigotry. Sometimes it’s a refreshing bastion of awesomeness.

Yesterday we got a little of the latter when a seemingly unremarkable picture of Pope Francis on his tour of Africa hit the web. It wasn’t long before the picture — which looks like the Pope is rapping — became fodder for comedy gold. The hashtag #PopeBars illustrated that, clearly, Franky Baby was bringing lyrical realness to the masses.

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Stop Mocking Tim Tebow for Choosing to Remain Abstinent

Tim Tebow, the NFL quarterback arguably better known for his religious convictions, was reportedly dumped by former Miss USA and Miss Universe Olivia Culpo because he wouldn’t give up his virginity for her. (Because Jesus.)

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A Creationist is Mad at Pixar for Assuming Humans and Dinosaurs Didn’t Already Live Together

Disney/Pixar released The Good Dinosaur a few days ago, and it appears to be doing well at the box office, giving the final Hunger Games movie a run for its money. The film is all about what would have happened if an asteroid did *not* wipe out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago and humans lived alongside them today.

And who better to talk about dinosaurs living alongside humans than the people who think The Flintstones was a documentary?

At Creation Ministries International, Lita Cosner is obviously upset that the movie just assumes the dinosaurs would have gone extinct millions of years ago if not for an asteroid, since, you know, the Earth only came into being 6,000 years ago.

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If Penn & Teller Being Grand Marshals in a Christmas Parade is “Controversial,” Who’s Complaining?

The grand marshals in Sunday’s Hollywood Christmas Parade will be Penn & Teller.

Or, if you’re looking to get some cheap pageviews, the grand marshals for a Christian celebration will be two vocal atheists. (Or, you know, one vocal atheist.)

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Three-Year-Old Girl Schools Ellen DeGeneres on the Periodic Table of Elements

We may have just found the next great science communicator.

Three-year-old Brielle appeared on The Ellen Show yesterday to show off her thorough knowledge of the periodic table of elements, which she first started learning about six months ago. As if that weren’t enough to make most adults feel inadequate, she also knows all the states and their capitals, the countries in Europe and Africa, and the Presidents.

She’s really stinkin’ cute, too.

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