Dan's Blog – June 2009 Archive (7)

Ads for Atheism Appear on Manhattan Buses

Ads for Atheism Appear on Manhattan Buses

By Daniel E. Slotnik

BusTitan Worldwide Posters promoting atheism will appear on about 20 city buses in Manhattan.

Advertisements proselytizing toothpaste and jeans do not make us question our beliefs. But a series of posters on city buses promoting atheism is intended to do just that.

An Atheist Bus Campaign has arrived in New York. The ads, which say “You don’t have to… Continue

Added by Dan on June 29, 2009 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Billy Mays... Dead. Four "Celebrities" in a week WTF.

TV Pitchman Billy Mays Found Dead at Home

In this Dec. 6, 2002 file photo,TV pitchman Billy Mays poses with some of his cleaning products at his Palm Harbor, Fla., home. Tampa police say Mays, the television pitchman known for his boisterous hawking of products such as Orange Glo and OxiClean, has died. He was 50.


The Associated Press

Published: Sunday, June 28, 2009 at 1:16 p.m.

Last Modified: Sunday,… Continue

Added by Dan on June 28, 2009 at 3:35pm — 10 Comments

There’ll be no tent for God at Camp Dawkins

Britain’s most prominent non-believer is backing its first atheist summer camp for children. Camp Quest

Camp Quest, which was founded as an alternative to Christian camps, will teach children about evolution

Lois Rogers

source: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article6591231.ece

WHEN schoolchildren break up for their summer holidays at the end of next month, India Jago, aged 12, and her brother Peter, 11,… Continue

Added by Dan on June 28, 2009 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

'Silencing Christians' paid program draws protest calls, e-mails

'Silencing Christians' Web site

TAMPA - A flood of telephone calls and e-mails cascaded into WFLA News Channel 8 on Saturday afternoon and night over the airing of "Silencing Christians," a religious paid program that some say contained open hate speech against gays and lesbians.

Before the hourlong…


Added by Dan on June 27, 2009 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

After a recent rash of Atheist Vs. Xtain posts....

I could no long hold back.

If it hasn't been flagged off already here is the link to the rant I posted on Craigslist.org http://lakeland.craigslist.org/rnr/1240797077.html. If you like it submit it for best of , heh.

The Rant:

Atheists (worldwide)

Reply to:… Continue

Added by Dan on June 26, 2009 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

Stoned wallabies make crop circles

'Stoned wallabies make crop circles'

Australian wallaby - file picture
Wallabies have been observed acting strangely in poppy fields

Australian wallabies are eating opium poppies and creating crop circles as they hop around "as high as a kite", a government official has said.



Added by Dan on June 25, 2009 at 2:31pm — 1 Comment

Evolution faster when it's warmer

Evolution faster when it's warmer

By Victoria Gill

Science reporter, BBC News


The results could help explain why the warm tropics are so species-rich

Climate could have a direct effect on the speed of "molecular evolution" in mammals, according to a study.

Researchers have found that, among pairs of mammals of the same species, the DNA of those living in warmer climates changes at a faster… Continue

Added by Dan on June 24, 2009 at 11:54am — 2 Comments

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