Kentucky Republicans Are Trying to Ruin Science Education

This is David Givens: “I would hope that creationism is presented as a theory in the classroom, in a science classroom, alongside evolution.” … “I think we are very committed to being able to take Kentucky students and put them on a report card beside students across the nation,” Givens said. “We’re simply saying to [Read More...]

Creationist Ken Ham: Noah’s Ark Toys Are ‘Too Unrealistic’… but the Real Ark Was Just Fine

This is a toy model of Noah’s Ark: And the Creation Museum’s Ken Ham can’t stand it because it’s not real enough: … when we allow children to think Noah’s Ark looked like one of these “bathtub Arks,” we are reinforcing the false idea that the account of the Ark was just a fairy tale. [Read More...]

The Theory of Revolution

Zach Weiner has clearly never taught introductory proofs to Geometry students: The rest of the strip is here (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]

Bobby Jindal Would Make An Awful Vice President, Say People Who Support Science and Reality

Mitt Romney will soon have to pick someone to run for Vice President with him… and if he wants to appeal to his base, he pretty much has to pick the least scientifically intelligent person out there. Cue Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal — someone who probably understands science, but fights against it to score political [Read More...]

UK Taxpayers May Be Funding Creationist Schools

Being a newly minted resident of the United Kingdom, I’ve learned that much can surprise you in this gloriously beautiful country with utterly filthy weather. One thing that might catch an American atheist off-guard is how the UK, a country far more secular than the US, maintains official ties with religion that are unthinkable in [Read More...]


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