Penn Jillette: There’s No War on Christmas

In the video below, Penn Jillette talks about how there’s no war on Christmas and asks Christians who believe there is why they would go to such lengths to exclude people from the holiday season: [Read more...]

UK Free Schools Will Now Be Protected From Creationism

When it comes to the issue of science, the UK is fortunate in rarely having to mount any kind of serious defense or needing to resort to litigation when combating Creationists. Such people are simply laughed at, as they shuffle off to the fringes of the public sphere. Unfortunately, there is much to be cautious about. A small survey back in 2009 found that as many as half of the UK population do not believe in evolution and as high as 22% prefer varying levels of Creationism or Intelligent Design. How this can be, when these results are a slice of the population far larger than the numbers of Evangelicals and Muslims combined (among whom such views are most prevalent), is a cause of some debate. Most of it has been chalked up to a serious shortage in scientific literacy, rather than the usual religious objections that are most often seen in the U.S. It’s still pretty embarrassing, though, considering Charles Darwin is on our money! [Read more...]

If You’re Looking for a Holiday Tree This Winter, Don’t Get It From the Boy Scouts

It’s the time of year when a lot of people are buying holiday trees — including atheists — and the Boy Scouts are setting up shop to sell them. [Read more...]

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...]


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