Richard Dawkins’ Next Book Has a New Title and a New Look

Good thing, too. The last one was just confusing.

Richard Dawkins‘ next book, a memoir, will be titled An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist. And much like with his last book The Magic of Reality, the UK version of the book will get a *way* better cover than its American counterpart: [Read more...]

A Creationist is Giving Away $10,000

Joseph Mastropaolo is a Creationist and he has a challenge for evolutionists (more recently mentioned in The Guardian): Prove to an “impartial” judge that science contradicts a literal interpretation of Genesis and the money is yours.

A California creationist is offering a $10,000 challenge to anyone who can prove in front of a judge that science contradicts the literal interpretation of the book of Genesis.

Mastropaolo believes that evolution cannot be proved scientifically. “It turns out that there is nothing in the universe [that] is evolving, everything is devolving, everything is going in the opposite direction,” he said.

The Literal Genesis Trial contest would be held in a courthouse in Santa Ana, California and Mastropaolo has said he will create a list of potential superior court judges to decide the case. The participants would have to agree on a judge. Mastropaolo said that he hopes the trials can improve future debates between evolutionists and creationists by addressing the issue in a legal and scientific way.

This is what’s known in the scientific world as a “publicity stunt”… [Read more...]

The Creation Museum’s Ken Ham is Asking His Followers to Pray for Me

You guys, Ken Ham‘s not happy with me.

All I did was call him a liar and a bad teacher (because he’s a liar and a bad teacher), and he’s upset! So upset that he wants his followers to pray for me.

Wouldn’t you just love your children to go to the school in the Chicago area where Hemant Mehta would be their math teacher…

He wants to teach your children atheism and drag them to Hell. His anger against and intolerance of those who teach children the truth of God’s Word is often shown on his blog.

It’s true, it’s true. Somehow, Ham must have gotten ahold of my notes from class… [Read more...]

Is the US Postal Service Biased Against Atheists? Check Out This Study

Remember those atheist shoes? They had soles (ha!) with the phrases “Darwin Loves” and “Ich Bin Atheist”:

Well, the Berlin-based makers of the shoes have been sending their goods to a lot of Americans and they’ve noticed something weird: The shoes take a lot longer for American customers to receive than you might expect… [Read more...]

Bill Maher: ‘Religion: It’s Like Wikipedia. Anyone Can Write Something In’

On Friday’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher dissected the media’s fawning coverage of Pope Francis and how the rules of Catholicism are pulled out of nowhere. The good part begins around 2:18:

(via Moral Compass) [Read more...]


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