New Dinosaur Exhibit at the Creationist Museum Explains Everything

This week, Ken Ham released a couple of new ads for his Creationist Museum that explain all about dinosaurs and his new “Dragon Legends” exhibit. They’re kind of painful to hear, but if you’re in the right mood, they could make you snicker. This one actually starts out okay: But, yeah, that ending was excruciating. [Read More...]

Air force soldiers no longer must say “so help me god” in oath.

The Appignani Humanist Legal Center has won another victory.  This time it got the air force to remove “so help me god” as a requisite for the oath a soldier must take upon joining. Air Force Trainee Jonathan Bise and others will be offered a chance to recite and sign a secular oath as part [Read More...]

Guest post by Jessica Kirsner on a potential new position at the SSA.

Below is a guest post by Jessica Kirsner, one of the coolest people at the SSA. Hello readers of WWJTD! I am Jessica Kirsner, the Development Associate for the Secular Student Alliance and one of JTs friends (I miss having him in Columbus already!). I met JT when he was the SSA’s High School Organizer [Read More...]

Man blows up family dog because it had the devil inside it.

Here’s a weird story. A father with children in the house who was preparing for “the Rapture”blew up his family’s Labrador Retriever because the devil was inside the dog, court documents showed. Christopher Dillingham, 45, allegedly attached an explosive device to his dog and detonated it around 4 a.m. Sunday outside their home. This isn’t [Read More...]

Pedophiles call for the “same rights” as homosexuals.

Being in the heart of the South, my folks get to see all kinds of flat out stupid opinions on people’s facebook.  Maybe now that I’m in Kansas I’ll get a piece of this treasure, but until then I just have to trust mom to send me stuff like this: So I looked up the [Read More...]

Chris Kluwe to headline American Atheists 2014!

This is awesome! American Atheists revealed details on Wednesday about its 2014 national convention in Salt Lake City, announcing that speakers will include NFL Raiders punter Chris Kluwe, Survivor®: Philippines winner and sex therapist Denise Stapley, and Grammy®-nominated Spin Doctors bass player Mark White. The convention will also feature an art show, workshops, childcare, and [Read More...]

Tea Party leader temporarily honest about GOP’s racism.

Wow, I’m just a few headlines in and it looks like a day of reporting the obvious (later we’ll have “Watching Fox News makes you more likely to defy virtually every climatologist on earth regarding climate change”). Anyway, Ken Emanuelson is a Tea Party figurehead down in Texas.  He appears to be one of the [Read More...]

I’m back! Have some zombie stuff while I read the news.

Ok, I’m all moved in.  I’m sitting here snug (or smug) in my new office and about to get caught up.  In the meantime, here are my new zombie article from First, a mathematician at the University of Ottawa has produced an equation that predicts the spread of a zombie virus: Math is a [Read More...]

Michaelyn streaming her first ranked games!

Oh snap!  Michaelyn’s now level 30 on League of Legends and will be streaming her first games!  Check it out: [Read more...]

Reason in the Rock

Little Rock’s annual conference on science and secularism needs your help. A couple of years ago, after a great experience at Skepticon 4, several of us were talking. Wouldn’t it be wonderful, we asked ourselves, if we could do what Skepticon did? Wouldn’t it be great to pull hundreds of people in for a conference [Read More...]

Out one more day.

Hey gang!  While we made the drive from Augusta to Lawrence yesterday and got our cars unloaded, all my worldly possessions that were being shipped got delayed until today.  They will be arriving via U-box in a little over an hour.  That means a day of lifting heavy stuff up stairs. You’ll have to live [Read More...]

Moving in today!

Michaelyn and I having been staying with her parents the last few days awaiting today: the day when we can move in to our apartment!  :)  We’re about to hit the road, so no more posts today.  I’ll be back in full swing tomorrow. So excited to live with my sweetie.  [Read more...]

Federal judge: sueing diocese that employed child-raping priests could burden a person’s exercise of religion.

Remember when Timothy Dolan shuffled a bunch of the Milwaukee diocese’s money into a cemetery fund to protect it from being seized to settle cases with the victims of child-raping priests in the Milwaukee diocese.  A federal judge has just ruled that the money hidden in that fund cannot be re-absorbed to the diocese’s assets [Read More...]

E.W. Jackson: Democrats are anti-god.

Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor just keeps seeping crazy.  In an indictment on humanity, this is actually what’s making him a viable candidate in the eyes of an appreciable fraction of voters.  His most recent offering is that Democrats are anti-god: Virginia lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson (R) said the Democratic Party is “anti-God” and that Christians [Read More...]