John Oliver’s Brilliant Segment on Dr. Oz’s Support of “Miracle” Drugs

John Oliver offered a fantastic — and substantive — take on Dr. Oz and his desire to push bullshit “miracle” supplements on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight:

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Grandmother Fish: A Book to Teach Evolution to Preschoolers

Jonathan Tweet, a game designer who’s worked on such projects as Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: the Gathering is now working on a children’s book designed to teach basic concepts of evolution to pre-schoolers.

It’s called Grandmother Fish:

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33 Reasons It’s Great to Be a Christian in America

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses 33 reasons it’s great to be a Christian in America:

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For the Third Straight Year, a Minor League Baseball Team Will Lose Its Faith for a Game

For a couple of years now, the Minnesota Atheists have been running a promotion in which they team up with a local minor league baseball team for a day. And they’re doing it again this year, too.

That may sound strange until you consider how the promotion works.

On July 11, the St. Paul Saints…

will become the Mr. Paul Aints:

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Saudi Arabia Tries to Shout Down Center for Inquiry at UN Human Rights Council

Yesterday, we got a rare glimpse of how sensitive Saudi Arabia is to its human rights abuses being exposed. At a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, a representative of my organization, the Center for Inquiry, was repeatedly shouted down by the Saudi representative in an attempt to stop her from delivering our statement condemning its crackdown on free expression and belief, and its persecution of dissidents such as Raif Badawi and Waleed Abu al-Khair.

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