Indiana Legislative Panel Clears Creation Science Bill

Dennis Kruse, the same Indiana State Senator who wants public school students to recite the Lord’s Prayer at the beginning of every day, is now sponsoring a bill that would promote Creationism in science class… and he’s getting much farther than he should be: The Senate Education Committee voted 8-2 in favor of the bill [Read More…]

Jessica Ahlquist Featured in the New York Times

The New York Times‘ Abby Goodnough has a summary of Jessica Ahlquist‘s lawsuit in Friday’s paper and Jessica comes out of it looking exactly like the hero she is. (Her opponents, not so much.) Atheists don’t always get positive coverage in the media, so it’s an encouraging sign, especially after everything Jessica’s been going through: [Read More…]

NASA Releases New, Stunning High-Res Images of Earth

by Jesse Galef – I’m not usually one to feel that sense of awe about the universe. But… wow. This new image NASA released yesterday as part of their “Blue Marble” project is incredible: (I also found the absolutely enormous, 8000×8000 px version. It blew my mind.) Really gives a sense of perspective, doesn’t it? [Read More…]

nakedpastor: We Both Go Down Together

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Really, Really, Really Inoffensive Atheist Billboards

***Update*** (from Hemant): If you’d like to make one of these kinds of billboards a reality, please read this post and support Katie Hartman‘s proposal! … Richard Wade here. In the continuing debate over the benefits and drawbacks of “in your face” atheist billboards versus “soft sell” atheist billboards, the assertion that the religious public [Read More…]