Thorough takedown of the supposed connection between Darwin and Nazism.

It has been a common tactic among creationists to attempt to discredit scientific ideas by linking them to the horrific actions of the likes of Hitler and the Nazis. The scientific merits of a theory do not rest on its societal implications, of course, but there is also the issue that the Nazis did […]


Should evolution be taught in school? Should math?

The first clip is a series of responses to the question “Should evolution be taught in school?” by the 2011 Miss USA contestants. If you can’t get through the whole thing (I couldn’t), don’t worry — you’ll get the gist of it quickly enough. The second clip is a spoof of the first. Enjoy! […]


A biblical experiment.

The Telegraph reports an interesting list of the most disturbing passages from the Bible, as compiled in a light-hearted project entitled “Chapter and Worse” at the Christian site Ship of Fools.

Here’s the list, in case you’re curious:

No. 1: St Paul’s advice about whether women are allowed to teach men in […]