Indian Rationalist Faces Jail for Exposing ‘Miracle’

Way back in March of this year, the President of the Indian-based skeptic organization, Rationalist International, was invited by an Indian TV channel (TV-9) to visit the Church of Our Lady of Velankanni in Vile Parle, Mumbai to offer his opinion on a supposed miracle. The President, Sanal Edamaruku, is like the Indian version of [Read More…]

Creationism On The Rise in Turkey

With all the accumulated idiocy emanating from creationists such as Ray Comfort, Ken Ham and prisoner #06452-017 Kent Hovind, it can be easy to forget that there exists an entire sad universe of Creationists making their nests in other countries and other religions. Enter Turkey, a country seeing an alarming rise in Islamism that is [Read More…]

One of the Creation Museum’s New Billboards Features a Human and a Dinosaur…

This is one of the Creation Museum’s 20 new billboards (click to enlarge): Even enlarged, it’s pretty clear that’s a human being in the same image with the dinosaur… (Because, you know, Creationists believe The Flintstones was a documentary.) But I can’t make out what that person is saying! Maybe you can decipher it…? I [Read More…]

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…]