Gaming for a Couple of Good Causes

JT Eberhard and Jason Thibeault are hosting “The First Annual Gamers For Godlessness 24 Hour Gameathonapalooza” today. [Read more...]

Catholic Diocese Creates Exorcism Hotline: Who You Gonna Call?

Not long after Catholic priests in Poland created an exorcism magazine, the Catholic Diocese in Milan has set up a hotline for people needing immediate exorcisms. (Even more surprising? It’s not a 1-900 number.) [Read more...]

Lindsay Lohan Is No ‘Skepticism Hero’ for Punching a Psychic

Recently, Lindsay Lohan was arrested for punching Florida psychic Tiffany Ava Mitchell after she offered Lohan a free reading. I don’t really care about the story itself, but I was surprised to see one particular reaction to it. [Read more...]

Christian School Kicks Out Disabled Student for Needing a Service Dog

There are so many examples of Christians behaving badly that it barely raises an eyebrow anymore, but this story is a new low.

Anika Bjornson, a fifth-grade student in Tualatin, Oregon, has a severe case of juvenile diabetes. It’s so severe that she has to bring a trained service dog with her to school. The dog (amazingly, to me) lets her know when her blood sugar is too high or low so she can take steps to correct it. [Read more...]

Videos from 1991 Feature Richard Dawkins Discussing the Evolution of Life

In 1991, a young Richard Dawkins delivered a series of lectures about the evolution of life called “Growing Up in the Universe.” The five one-hour lectures were broadcast on the BBC as part of the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (an amusing title for a series of lectures by Dawkins)… but they haven’t been freely available online until now. [Read more...]


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