Why Scientists Hate ‘The God Particle’

(This is a repost since the original article didn’t post correctly!) Scientists are thrilled about the Higgs boson. But many of them are sick of that term “The God Particle.” Sarah Pulliam Bailey summarizes the history of the term and how scientists (including Peter Higgs) aren’t fans of the misleading term. The best big involves [Read More...]

Love and Sex: Brain vs. Religion

This video by LJonYT, a response to this video at Scientific American, makes comparisons between what your brain naturally tells you to do when it comes to love and sex versus what religion proclaims you to do: [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins: ‘Now Praise Intelligent Design’

In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Richard Dawkins gave a talk called “Now Praise Intelligent Design“: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. [Read more...]

The Future Is Ours

If you’re feeling a little pessimistic about the world, watch this video. Trust me, you’ll feel better. The Future is Ours from Michael Marantz on Vimeo. [Read more...]

Two New Podcasts You’ll Want to Listen To

The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) has launched a biweekly podcast called Consequence, exploring “how pseudoscience and claims of the paranormal can be harmful to believers.” It’ll feature stories of people who have been hurt (financially, physically, emotionally) by psychics and other scam artists. You can download/subscribe to that podcast here. … In Canada, Justin [Read More...]


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