How to Kill Creationism

In this Splice Today essay, Noah Berlatsky concocts a multiple-choice test: Adam was married to (A) Eve (B) Steve (C) a dinosaur (D) a platypus He proposes — somewhat tongue-in-cheek, I think — that the best way to finish off creationism “as a viable public ideology” would be to “make it a nationwide curricular requirement.” [Read More...]

Blockbusters Assemble!

Avengers is going to beat Dark Knight, making it the third highest grossing movie, for domestic box office, of all time. That isn’t even much of a question at this point — unless aliens invade or something. (Even then, I’m not sure I’d bet against it.) It beat the number four film, Phantom Menace, Thursday [Read More...]