We’re All Gonna Die… in 100,000,000,000 Years

According to research by scientists at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Western Australia, our universe is losing energy much faster than we thought, and we can only survive for another 100 billion years:



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New York Mother Throws Infant Out of Fourth-Floor Window Because He Was Possessed By an “Evil Spirit”

An infant by the name of Rizwan Ahmad plummeted to his death from a fourth-floor apartment in Queens, New York on Friday. He wasn’t even one month old. The child had been too young to crawl or even roll over, police investigators realized, so their attention focused on the parents, immigrants from Bangladesh. Could they shed some light on their son’s death?

They sure could.



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Here’s What the Research Shows About Public Perceptions of Atheists

Will Gervais, the University of Kentucky professor who’s done a lot of research into public perception of atheism, gave a talk a few months ago at the University of Texas at Austin, and the video is now up online:



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Atheist Voter Project Relaunches for 2016

Two years ago, American Atheists launched a campaign urging atheists to get active and go vote. It was called AtheistVoter.org. And now it’s being relaunched for 2016:



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Black Pastors Want Bust of Margaret Sanger Removed from the Smithsonian

If you visit the National Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian, you’ll come across this bust of Margaret Sanger, the birth control activist who founded the group that is now known as Planned Parenthood:

Sanger has always been a lightning rod for controversy. But following the release of the anti-Planned Parenthood videos, a group of African-American pastors associated with Staying True to America’s National Destiny (STAND) sent a letter Friday to the director of the National Portrait Gallery asking for the removal of Sanger from all exhibits:

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