Geneticists to Study DNA for Signs of Yeti

When I saw the headline “Wanted: Bigfoot hair samples for European study,” I assumed that this was either a wild distortion of an actually serious study or the goal of some fringe professor. Both kinds of stories regularly find themselves in the “Science” section of mainstream news sites far more often than they should. As [Read More…]

You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

I’m just sayin’… (Via The Thinking Atheist) [Read more…]

Should Creationism Ever be a Firing Offense?

David Coppedge had a job most computer experts would kill for. He worked for NASA as a computer specialist, as a team leader on the Cassini mission, oriented towards the exploration of Saturn. Coppedge is also a Creationist, though, and he claims that this got him fired after 15 years on the job. Of course, [Read More…]

Jim Gaffigan on Vitamins

I watched Jim Gaffigan‘s excellent standup show “Mr. Universe” over the weekend. The best part (for this audience, anyway)? His bit on vitamins (Click to enlarge) Also, I don’t know how to make those images. [Read more…]

CFI Ready to Help Those Harmed by Homeopathy

The Center for Inquiry affiliate in Canada is assisting in going after distributors of homeopathic medicine in a $30 million lawsuit. You may argue that homeopathic medicine is, by definition, useless… so what’s the harm? However, if people take the fake medicine in lieu of actual medicine, their bodies could be getting worse when they [Read More…]


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