Lying Creationist: Evolution Says Dinosaurs Farted Themselves Into Extinction

BY HEMANT MEHTA  MARCH 15, 2021 Matt Powell, the hate-preacher and Creationist who appears to have dedicated his life to making atheists look smart, has done it again. Fresh off of his humiliating video claiming scientists believe in surfing monkeys, he’s now pretending dinosaurs farted themselves into extinction. I know this because his latest video is called […]

Survey: U.S. Christians Are Uniquely Ignorant About Accepting Evolution

BY HEMANT MEHTA DECEMBER 11, 2020 Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released the results of a new international survey focused on biotechnology research. But I wanted to draw your attention to a couple of charts all about acceptance of evolution, the understanding of which is a prerequisite to knowing how CRISPR gene-editing technology works. If you understand […]

Megachurch Pastor Claims COVID Vaccine Is ‘Satanic Plot’ To Change Human DNA

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE COVIDIOT: Megachurch pastor Rodney Howard-Browne claims the new COVID-19 vaccine is a “satanic plot” to change human DNA and “remove the God factor out of people so they won’t feel God.” Right Wing Watch reports: Right-wing pastor and ardent conspiracy theorist Rodney Howard-Browne says the COVID vaccine is a satanic plot […]

Conservative Pastor Who Claimed God Gave Him Immunity To COVID-19 Contracts Virus

 NOVEMBER 17, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE COVIDIOT: After claiming God had given him immunity to COVID-19, conservative pastor E.W. Jackson reveals that he and his wife have contracted the virus. Newsweek reports: Months after he told his congregation that he wouldn’t get coronavirus, conservative pastor E.W. Jackson announced in a Facebook Live sermon that he and his […]

Trump Tries To Mock Joe Biden Because Biden Will ‘Listen To Scientists’

OCTOBER 19, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE The Anti-Science President: Speaking at a campaign rally in Nevada on Sunday, President Trump warned supporters that if elected Joe Biden would “listen to scientists.” Yahoo News reports: President Donald Trump sought to insult former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday by saying that his Democratic opponent would listen to scientists […]

Science vs. Christianity: When Worldviews Collide

 OCTOBER 15, 2020 BY BOB SEIDENSTICKER Alister McGrath, an Anglican priest and professor of theology at Oxford, contrasted atheism and Christianity in an interview on the conservative Christian site The Stream: “An Atheist’s Reasonable Journey to Faith: An Interview With Alister McGrath.” You may know McGrath from The Dawkins Delusion, his response to Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion, which I read shortly […]

Scientific American Trashes Trump, Endorses Joe Biden For President

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE For Science: Scientific American has endorsed Joe Biden for president, marking the first time in its 175-year history the magazine has endorsed a presidential candidate. NBC News reports: Scientific American has endorsed Joe Biden for president, the first time the venerable science magazine has backed a presidential candidate in its 175-year […]

Missouri GOP Governor Candidate Claims Wearing Mask Is ‘Demonic Ritual’

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Satanic Panic: Former Missouri GOP Governor candidate and “warrior for Christ” Saundra McDowel claims that wearing a mask to protect against COVID-19 is really “part of a demonic ritual to get rid of our individual God-given rights.” McDowel, writing on her Facebook page this weekend, boasted about how she went […]

Orthodox Church Leader Who Blamed COVID-19 On Gays Is Now Sick With Virus

 SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE When In Doubt, They Blame The Gays: Ukrainian Orthodox Church leader Patriarch Filaret contracts coronavirus after blaming gays for the virus. The church leader who recently claimed COVID-19 was “God’s punishment” for same-sex marriage has been hospitalized after testing positive for the virus.  ABC News reports: Leading Ukrainian religious figure Patriarch Filaret […]

Michigan Christian School Rejects Science, Warns Mask Mandate Means ‘Satan Wins’

SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Satanic Panic: The headmaster at a Michigan Christian school rejects science, claims a mask mandate means “Satan wins,” and has fired a teacher for raising concerns about a lack of masks in classrooms. Michigan Public Radio (MPR) reports: Many Michigan schools are open for in-person learning. But even those schools look […]

Not Enough Atoms in the Universe to Model Your Brain

AUGUST 25, 2020 BY GENE VEITH Elon Musk, our real-life Tony Stark, plans to announce this week the progress of his company Neuralink, which is dedicated to developing a Body Machine Interface (BMI); specifically, implanting a computer connection into the human brain. Musk has described how robotic surgery will sew ultra-fine filaments into the cerebral cortex, which will be […]

Researchers Say Atheists Are Better Sleepers Than Catholics and Baptists

BY HEMANT MEHTA  AUGUST 31, 2020 In an extremely brief paper (technically a research abstract) that’s getting attention this week because it was presented at a virtual conference, students at Baylor University, using information from the 2017 Baylor Religion Survey, found that atheists sleep better than religious people. If it’s considered healthy to get between 7-9 hours of sleep […]