Romance at Mars Hill

This looks to be the Ballard satellite branch of Marc Driscoll's Mars Hill. Someone doctored a billboard with Banksy's iconic "cops kissing" image:As good a use for graffiti as I've ever seen. … [Read more...]

Once you run out of ice giants …

(via Balloon Juice)My guess is he tried the green beer. … [Read more...]

Evidence Against Evolution

In the constant back-and-forth argument between creationists and evolutionists, it can be hard to keep up with all the evidence that gets cited for and against. Fortunately for us, The Science Llama has taken it upon himself to compile all the accredited evidence for evolution being a hoax.Ready? Ok ...(Needs sound effects, doesn't it? Crickets chirping maybe.) … [Read more...]

Invisible Watermelon

Quote from Steve Caruso. By way of Bob Cargill.Left to right, that's Giorgio A. Tsoukalos from History Channel's "Ancient Aliens," Joseph Atwill of Caesar’s Messiah fame and Simcha Jacobovici of various spurious biblical archaeological discoveries. … [Read more...]

Adorable Fallacies

It seems like somone was just telling me that I should brush up on my logical fallacies. Fortunately, programmer Ali Almossawi has produced An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments, a freely available guide to all those forms of shoddy thinking that bedevil us. From the introduction:This book is aimed at newcomers to the field of logical reasoning, particularly those who, to borrow a phrase from Pascal, are so made that they understand best through visuals. I have selected a small set of … [Read more...]