The Religious Ritual That Takes Place Before Astronauts Head Into Space

Internet points to anyone who can explain what’s happening in this picture:

Apparently, it’s customary for astronauts to be “blessed” by a Russian Orthodox priest before heading to space. The Verge notes that this ritual has been taking place for years now:

[Read more...]

When Anti-Vaxxers Ride the Magic School Bus…

Thanks to Ms. Frizzle for giving these anti-vaccination parents the biology lessons they need:



[Read more...]

The Trouble with Teaching Evolution When You’re Surrounded by Creationists

University of Kentucky Biology Professor James J. Krupa has a tough job because, well, he teaches science in Ken Ham Country. In an article for Orion, he explained why he defends Darwin despite the opposition:



[Read more...]

A Compilation of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Best Arguments and Comebacks

Here’s a compilation of Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s best arguments and comebacks. (I could watch this all day.)



[Read more...]

How Does Homosexuality Make Sense Within the Theory of Evolution?

For Darwin Day, Richard Dawkins answered questions about evolution for his viewers. The latest one discusses how homosexuality makes sense within the theory of evolution:



[Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X