first off, the Think Atheist Radio Show podcast has returned! our first guest is John Loftus, former minister apologist turned atheist author. check it out! :)
what would Jesus do? be misinterpreted by millions of people for millennia.
the data suggests that conservatives reject evolution almost regardless of whether or not they're educated while education is a major predictor of whether or not a liberal will accept evolution.
Jesse Bering posted an article arguing that homophobia is adaptive. the best response is from Jeremy Yoder. Mike the Mad Biologist and PZ Myers commented too.
the tree of life is usually represented with 3 domains: bacteria, archaea, and eucarya. but is there a fourth domain just coming in to view?
why don't journalists link to primary sources?
Larry Moran posted a good video explaining Punctuated Equilibria.
do the Republicans want the IRS to audit rape survivors if they've had an abortion?
a certain percentage of Christians wish that the world was without atheists but what would that world be like?
check out these videos of young children exhibiting altruistic behaviors in a research setting.
Leda Cosmides and John Tooby produces this primer on Evolutionary Psychology.
John Danaher looks into the problem of the ratio of evil to miracles.
C.W.G.K at In Vivo wrote a fantastic takedown of a YouTube creationist and their video. the post has some great information on genetics in it.
liberal Christian mega-church pastor and author Rob Bell is being branded a heretic by some, a universalist by others, for his statements in his new book along the lines that we have the opportunity to go to heaven regardless of our opinions or beliefs about Jesus and other elements of Christian dogma. MSNBC's Martin Bashir interviewed Bell, making him squirm when he asks him whether he's amending the gospel to make it seem more palatable to modern audiences.
NASA's MESSENGER probe has settled in in orbit around Mercury, a first!
Susan Jacoby has something to say about right-wing atheists.
European Court of Human Rights has overturned its earlier ruling banning crucifixes in the classroom.
replaying evolution reveals the benefits of being slow and steady.
Luke Muehlhauser of CommonSenseAtheism posted a piece on how to be happy at Less Wrong.
Luke linked to a great resource for all things Japanese-nuclear-crisis. it's MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.
homeopathic x-rays??? you've got to be kidding. when are these people going to be arrested already!
the Texas state legislature has introduced a bill that aims to prohibit discrimination based on research into intelligent design. PZ Myers admits that discrimination goes on all the time as biology programs discriminate against idiots all the time.
Ethan Siegel offers up another great post on The Big Bang.
what value, the "inner testimony" of the holy spirit?
every single Republican on the House Energy Committee won't say that climate change is real.
another piece to the puzzle of eye evolution.
this is older (2002) but excellent- Sean Carroll- Why (Almost) All Cosmologists Are Atheists.