I guess this means there’ll be more ribbing from believers trying to argue that atheism is just another faith.
In celebration of this year’s Pi Day, Shutterstock commissioned five stained-glass lithographs from artist Aaron Coleman for some of science’s most renowned names (using Shutterstock assets of course).
Feast your eyes:
It is entirely possible — though not very likely anytime soon — that another asteroid could strike Earth and destroy our species. (It wouldn’t be the first time one devastates the planet.)
But Creationist Ken Ham doesn’t think that’s a possibility.
Florida Church That Offers “Sexiest Ladies,” Nude Body Painting, and Twerking Is No Longer Tax-Exempt
A “church” that young people might actually have wanted to go to is losing a big advantage: its tax-exempt status.
A church in Florida has lost its tax-exempt status after it was found to be hosting nude paint events and slumber parties with the “sexiest ladies.” Property Appraiser Dan Sowell said Panama City Beach’s Life Center: A Spiritual Community has lost its tax-exempt status after authorities discovered it has been hosting late-night spring break parties as “Amnesia: The Tabernacle” since Feb. 28.
We learned the other day that Australian teenager Jake Bilardi joined ISIS and committed a suicide attack. What could have caused him to do such a thing? Well, he answered that question on his website:
The blogger writes that it was his reading on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and abuses committed by occupying forces, “that gave birth to my disdain for the United States and its allies, including Australia. It was also the start of my respect for the mujahideen that would only grow to develop into a love of Islam and ultimately bring me here to the Islamic State.”
Journalist Miranda Divine thinks she knows the *real* reason, though. She suggests that Bilardi didn’t really understand why he joined ISIS: