Scientists Confirm That Supposed Bigfoot DNA Isn’t Actually Bigfoot’s DNA

You’ll be happy to know that the first peer-reviewed study of Bigfoot has been conducted! (I know you were waiting a long time for this.)

Since 2012, researchers — including Professor Bryan Sykes, Professor of Human Genetics University of Oxford — have been accepting DNA samples from unknown sources and (if the DNA was approved) matching it up against known creatures. If there was DNA that didn’t match something already in the database, it might have lent some credibility to those who believe in a Bigfoot or Yeti…



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This is Why Understanding Evolution Matters

The team at Stated Clearly have an excellent new video explaining why it’s so important to understand evolution:



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Akron’s Version of the Creation Museum Deceptively Lures in Public School Children

This past spring, students in the Cuyahoga Falls City School District went on a field trip to the Akron Fossils & Science Center. That all sounds fine… until you realize the “science center” is really a low-budget Creation Museum, promoting the view that the world was created in six days, about 6,000 years ago, and that dinosaurs and humans coexisted — all of which is rejected by science. The place is like an episode of Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Everything is made up and the points don’t matter.



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How a Bible College Graduate Gave Up His Faith

Brandon Fibbs grew up in a religious family and attended a Christian college, but he eventually stopped believing in nonsense. His story isn’t all that unfamiliar to readers of this site, but I was captivated by his video autobiography:



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Academic Journal Seeking Submissions About Atheism and Science

The journal Science, Religion & Culture will soon release a special issue focusing on atheism, secularity, and science. If you’re a researcher who cares about those issues, you may want to consider submitting your work. All the details are right here.

The deadline for submissions is December 31.

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