Cross-Branding Science Teacher Finally Settles Case

A couple months ago, I wrote this: It’s been a while since I’ve written about John Freshwater, the middle school science teacher who was accused of burning crosses into his students’ arms and teaching Creationism. Since his firing in 2008, he’s been on “unpaid administrative leave pending an appeal.” At the time, Freshwater dropped the [Read More...]

A Wave of Reason

The Symphony of Science is back: Atheists, scientists, and other voices of reason, all auto-tuned for your pleasure: John Boswell is the person responsible for these videos; if you don’t subscribe to him already, fix that now. (Thanks to awesomesauce for the link!) [Read more...]

Kentucky’s Governor Announces Expansion of Creation Museum

I don’t like that the Creation Museum in Kentucky is expanding, but it’s their money and they can do what they want with it. I do have a problem, however, with the official announcement being made alongside Governor Steve Beshear. Beshear’s participation in the announcement suggests state incentives for the project may be included. He [Read More...]

Explaining the Problems with Irreducible Complexity

The sound of a professor talking usually makes me fall asleep, even if the topic is one I enjoy… But when QualiaSoup talks his way through a wonderful debunking of Intelligent Design, I am completely hooked. Treat yourself and block out 11 minutes to watch this thing in its entirety. It’s well worth it. How [Read More...]

It’s Just Fodder for the Other Side…

So true. A pastor I know once used that Darwin cover to show people that scientists were “questioning evolution.” (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]