Understanding Christianity and Global Climate Change

This is a guest post by Lisa. [Personal information has been removed.] … I used to believe global climate change wasn’t real. Raised in a conservative, orthodox Christian church, denial went with the territory. Along with evolution and dinosaurs, climate change fell into the camp of liberal lies. For many, it is unfathomable that people [Read More...]

Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson in an Awesome Interview

Are there any two people you’d more want to see in a room together than Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson? (Especially when Colbert isn’t in character!) No. No there aren’t. I don’t care what you say in the comments. Enjoy! (Thanks to Claudia for the link) [Read more...]

Why Is a Science Website Selling Unscientific Products?

***Update***: Edmund Scientifics has responded to this post here. They say they’re transitioning the products to a different part of their website, but 1) They’re still in Psychology as I type this and 2) They’re still being sold without a disclaimer (or anything similar) that it’s fake science. … If you were looking to pick [Read More...]

Why Are This Many Atheist Scientists Taking Their Children to Church?

We know some atheists participate in religious communities for a variety of reasons, but what about atheist scientists? How many of them participate in religious communities? A new study by Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund and University at Buffalo SUNY sociologist Kristen Schultz Lee, published in the December 2011 Journal for the Scientific Study [Read More...]

Neat Science Tricks to Try Out on Your Family

If you’re with the family today, Richard Wiseman just released his latest collection of quirky science tricks you can do to impress and amuse those around you: [Read more...]


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