Richard Dawkins Responds to $58 Million Lawsuit from Man Who Says the Scientist Called Him Stupid

Richard Dawkins is currently being sued for $58 million in one of the weirdest lawsuits you will ever see.



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Another Christian Attempts to Disprove Evolution Through His Own Ignorance

Here’s yet another video of a Christian who doesn’t understand science explaining why evolution must be false:



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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Everything… in 8 Minutes

The video is a lot more detailed than I thought it would be and surprisingly understandable. But what else would you expect from Neil deGrasse Tyson?



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What Pluto Looked Like (To Us) Throughout the Years

This is so cool. It’s the best image we have of Pluto over time — from Clyde Tombaugh’s original picture in 1930 to New Horizons’ shots over the past decade:



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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 64: Dr. Paul Offit, Vaccine Expert

Our latest podcast guest is Dr. Paul Offit, a vaccine expert.

Dr. Offit is the director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. He’s written tons of published peer-reviewed papers and received countless awards for his work. His latest book, Bad Faith, is all about how religious belief can undermine modern medicine.

On the day of taping, California had just passed a law making vaccinations all but mandatory, Jim Carrey had gone on a Twitter rant about vaccines, and a woman had died of measles.

We spoke with Dr. Offit about why people still don’t get vaccinated, how he responds to the most common arguments offered by anti-vaxxers, and why Bill Maher is wrong when he says we don’t need to get flu shots.

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