UK Charity Commission: Jediism Is Not A Real Religion

The UK’s Charity Commission has refused to grant the “Temple of the Jedi” charitable status as a religion, owing to the fact that it doesn’t actually do anything charitable.


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Ken Ham Slams Ark Encounter Documentary About Our Nation’s “Troubled Relationship With Science”

A forthcoming documentary offers an inside look at Ark Encounter, the Noah’s Ark theme park, and what it says about “America’s troubled relationship with science.” So, of course, Ken Ham is already sowing doubts about the filmmakers’ motives.


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Hulu Just Released a Series About Fake Psychics… As If Any Other Kinds Exist

Hulu just released the first season of a new show called “Shut Eye,” all about fake psychics who tell people exactly what they want to hear. Which raises the obvious question: What’s the alternative?


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Should It Matter That HGTV Reality Show Hosts Belong To a Church That Opposes Marriage Equality?

Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of the HGTV reality show Fixer Upper, were recently “outed” by Buzzfeed‘s Kate Aurthur for belonging to a church that is anti same-sex marriage. The implication was that they shared the view and would possibly ban gay couples from appearing on their show. (HGTV later released a statement saying that they “don’t discriminate against members of the LGBT community in any of our shows.”) But was it fair to condemn the couple for a belief they may or may not have, especially when they’re not vocal about it?


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“Santa vs. Jesus”: A Blasphemous Card Game for the Whole Family

Just in time for the holidays, you can buy this wonderful Santa vs. Jesus game. Bring it to the family Christmas party. Because you know you were going to get kicked out of there at some point anyway.


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