Teaching the Conntruhversey

Zach Weiner found a way to defeat all those teachers who want to teach Creationism in the classroom: You can see how that plays out at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal [Read more...]

Zack Kopplin Receives Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award

Zack Kopplin, the former high school student (now at Rice University), worked tirelessly to repeal the wrongly-named “Louisiana Science Education Act” — a bill which actually “encourages the state’s science teachers to miseducate their students about the scientific standing of evolution and climate change.” Even though his work didn’t lead to a repeal, he’s now [Read More...]

Doctors in the UK Can Be Fired For Not Doing Their Jobs!

Ah the good ole United Kingdom. Those crazy kids are at it again! They are working on medical guidelines (PDF) that prevent doctors from discriminating against their patients!  Here is part of the new draft, and it looks nothing like what we’re used to seeing in America: You may have a conscientious objection to providing contraception. [Read More...]

Richard Leakey Predicts End of Evolution Debate

Kenyan Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey believes that continuing advancements in science will finally end skepticism about evolution: “If you get to the stage where you can persuade people on the evidence, that it’s solid, that we are all African, that color is superficial, that stages of development of culture are all interactive,” Leakey says, “then I [Read More...]

The Center of All Things: Humankind’s Place in the Cosmos

If you are a fan of Carl Sagan‘s “Pale Blue Dot” homage, check this video out and explore humankind’s place in the cosmos. If we long for our planet to be important, there is something we can do about it. We make our world significant by the courage of questions and by the depth of [Read More...]


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