Catholic Mom Sues New York City So She Doesn’t Have to Vaccinate Her Kid

Dina Check, a Catholic mother from Staten Island, is suing New York’s Department of Education because they did not grant a religious exemption to vaccination for her five-year-old daughter. [Read more…]

Why Do People Love Books About Heaven?

Simply mentioning near-death experiences now have publishers salivating at the mouth like Pavlov’s dog. A USA Today piece by Craig Wilson begs the question: Are publishers now in Seventh Heaven with these near-death memoirs? [Read more…]

When You Wish Upon a Star: The Atheist Version

Every time atheists hear the song “When You Wish Upon a Star,” there’s one thought that goes through our minds:

Click on the image to find out what that is :) [Read more…]

The Discovery Institute Is Hosting A Darwin Day Event

Darwin Day is coming up soon and you can find an event celebrating Darwin’s birthday in your area through DarwinDay.org. I was curious to see what other events were happening in my state and I was horrified to discover that the Discovery Institute (the think tank devoted to spreading “Intelligent Design”) was also hosting a Darwin Day event. Some time in the last few days, the post was pulled from DarwinDay.org but the event is still listed on the group’s own website: [Read more…]

Help Make This Documentary About James Randi Even More Amazing

Justin Weinstein & Tyler Measom have been working on a documentary film about James “The Amazing” Randi for a while now and they still have some work to do, but they’re hoping to get their movie out by the end of the year.

You need to check out the trailer below. It’s *fantastic*. [Read more…]