A Donation for Every Inaccuracy in a Creation Museum

How do you take something excruciating and turn it into something worthwhile? The Long Beach General Geekery Meetup members are going to visit the Creation & Earth “History” “Museum” in San Diego (yep, they have one) in late October. But they have a plan to offset their inevitable WTF reactions: For every “violation of objective [Read More...]

The Poetry of the Universe: Dr. Lawrence Krauss

Dr. Lawrence Krauss filmed a segment for Chris Johnson‘s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life. In the segment below, Krauss talks about why the universe is far more inspiring than any given holy book: (via The Atheist Book) [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins Receives ‘Services to Humanism’ Award from British Humanist Association

Recently,Richard Dawkins received the 2012 “Services to Humanism” award from the British Humanist Association. In his acceptance speech, he talked about the importance of science education and proposed a new college degree… … with evolution at the centre, branching out into philosophy, economics, engineering, medicine, agriculture, social science, linguistics, physics, cosmology, computer science, and more… [Read More...]

Doonesbury Lampoons Louisiana Science Classes

As we’ve mentioned before, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal wants to give $11,000,000 of taxpayer money to religious schools that may teach Creationism. In today’s Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau takes us inside one of those classrooms… [Read more...]

This Dr Pepper Ad Is Not Anti-Christian

Earlier today, Dr Pepper posted this amusing ad on its Facebook page: It’s cute and very scientifically inaccurate But unlike some of the other recent clever ads aiming to make a political point, Dr Pepper’s promoters were clearly just having some fun. Nearly two thousand comments later, you would think this has become the next [Read More...]


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