African Albinos Killed by Witch Doctors for Their Organs

We already know the horrors that occur due to belief in superstition in Africa. This story just adds to the problem. Albinos are getting killed and mutilated for their body parts. Witch doctors believe their organs “bring good luck in love, life and business.” One man in the video explains how his brother Daniel was [Read More...]

Anti-Science Celebrity Cards

You’ve already seen te fantastic God Trumps card from New Humanist magazine. Crispian Jago offers his version of Celebrity Quack Trumps. Below, we have anti-vaxer Jenny McCarthy and pro-cupper Gwyneth Paltrow: He has plenty of other entertaining cards at his site. (via Science, Reason and Critical Thinking) [Read more...]

Atheist YouTuber Thunderf00t Debates Banana-man Ray Comfort

Atheist YouTuber Thunderf00t recently debated banana-man Ray Comfort. I’m not a fan of these debates because the Creationist side never has anything relevant to say, and Ray Comfort is no exception. By debating his kind, we are merely giving Creationists the satisfaction of thinking they have something valuable to offer, when in fact they don’t. [Read More...]

Why is the Discovery Channel Promoting the Creation Museum?

I thought this was a promotional piece for an episode of MythBusters. It’s not. Discovery Channel ran an ad for the Creation Museum. Or to put it another way: A science channel ran an ad that said the programming on that channel tells you lies. Daniel Florien explains: Recently, one of our readers was watching [Read More...]

Solar Eclipse Freaks Out Indians

Well, this is just embarrassing for my people. Not as bad as having to marry a tree before your husband, but still nothing to be proud of. Indian astrologers are predicting violence and turmoil across the world as a result of this week’s total solar eclipse, which the superstitious and religious view as a sign [Read More...]


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