The Picture Speaks for Itself

From FAIL Blog: (Thanks to Diane for the link!) [Read more...]

Who Knew Theological Arguments Could Be Hot?

Author Geoff Henley published his book Beyond Reasonable Doubt: A Lawyer’s Case for Disbelief in God earlier this summer. It’s self-published — not coming from a major publishing house — and authors who take this route usually have to fend for themselves when it comes to marketing their book. So Henley filmed “sexy girls in [Read More...]

Teaching Evolution in Florida

There’s a great article by Amy Harmon in The New York Times today about trying to teach evolution to students, many of whom have been raised to believe in Creationism. Here’s a typical conversation between teacher David Campbell and Christian student Bryce Haas: The morning after [Campbell's] Mickey Mouse gambit, he bounced a pink rubber [Read More...]

Most Disturbing Thing Ever

I just got back from a family friend’s wedding. Of course, there was dancing at the reception and at one point, the Timbaland song “The Way I Are” came on. Everyone was on the dance floor — lots of Indian parents. Including my mom. Not only was she dancing to the song — all the [Read More...]

Should PZ Myers Have Desecrated the Communion Wafer?

***Update***: The Comments section is working. Comment away! … The latest newsletter from the Secular Student Alliance has a great point-counterpoint on PZ Myers‘ Wafergate scandal. Board member Joe Foley says PZ crossed the line: Had he simply bought an unconsecrated communion wafer, or exercised his artistic license to create a lookalike, Catholics would have [Read More...]