Helping Promote the Teaching of Evolution in School (via Rap)

I’ve posted about rapper Baba Brinkman before. His Rap Guide to Evolution debuted last year and he’s now trying to get high quality videos of his songs made for use in science classrooms everywhere: Quite a few biology and psychology teachers already use the rap songs in their classes (see the “Testimonials” document) to introduce [Read More...]

Vaccinate the Kids, Please

Well put, Toothpaste for Dinner: Elyse at Skepchick has been doing a lot of awesome things to promote vaccinations with her Women Thinking Free Foundation. If you haven’t checked it out yet, go to the Hug Me! I’m Vaccinated website for evidence-based information about vaccination. [Read more...]

Bill Nye’s Humanist of the Year Award Speech

The latest issue of The Humanist has excerpts of Bill Nye the Science Guy’s Humanist of the Year award speech. It’s a terrific read if you haven’t seen the video: The big unsatisfying thing for me is when you have a bumper sticker that says, “God said it, I believe it, and that settles it.” [Read More...]

The Rock Stars of Science Photos

GQ magazine is playing host to an awesome photo spread called the “Rock Stars of Science” in its latest “Men of the Year” issue. The campaign began last June and you can see the older photos here. The new pics are being unveiled today for the first time. The goal is to get people excited [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins Answers Questions and Reads His Hatemail

Richard Dawkins agreed to answer the most popular questions for him at Reddit. They were asked and voted upon, and now Dawkins has responded with this video: Hatemail sounds so much cooler when read with a British accent [Read more...]