A Year Later, Charlie Hebdo Marks Massacre Anniversary with Provocative Cover

It was January 7 last year when radical Muslims barged into the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and killed twelve people. This week, as one year passes since that awful day, the satirical publication is marking the tragedy with a special cover. It features a God-like figure armed with a weapon. The headline roughly translates to, “One year later: The assassin is still at large.”

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Science: It’s Not a Belief

From one of the men who brought you Monty Python’s Life of Brian:

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Podcast Ep. 88: Susan Gerbic, Leader of Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia

Our latest podcast guest is Susan Gerbic, leader of the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project, the goal of which is to improve the content of skeptic-related content on Wikipedia.

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Gerbic is a photographer and skeptical activist from California. She contributes to the Skepticality podcast and Skeptical Inquirer magazine. She’s also the co-founder of the Monterey County Skeptics.

I spoke with her about why editing Wikipedia is so important, how she avoids charges of bias in the articles, and how you can join her cause.

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That’s Not a UFO Flying Above India

Captain Disillusion explains the secret behind a “UFO” supposedly flying above India.

Spoiler: CGI has nothing to do with it.

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Atheist Billboard Saying “Go Ahead and Skip Church!” Vandalized in Colorado

Looks like this theist was too busy during Christmas to find time to commit a misdemeanor, so vandalizing an atheist holiday billboard with the words “GOD’S NOT DEAD” had to be put off until the new year.

The billboard, located on I-25 in Fountain, Colorado, is part of American Atheists’ annual campaign to help closeted atheists recognize they’re not alone. It serves as encouragement for opting out of the religious aspects of the holidays.

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