Borneo’s Lake Monster Photos: Legend Come to Life? Or Hoax?
February 19, 2009


I examine two new photos of a huge snake-like creature allegedly taken in Borneo.

When Housecleaning Takes Courage
February 19, 2009


In one of the seven U.S. states whose constitutions block atheists from elective office, a legislator dares do the right thing.

How Does Humanism Find Moral Value
February 16, 2009


Humanists agree that we have ethical obligations to everyone, but how can we tell what has moral value?

Ultra-Religionists Around the World Oppose Valentine’s Day
February 14, 2009


Religious extremists across the globe want to ban Valentine’s Day. Secularists ought to claim it.

Kashi Food Developer Karen Moyer Discovers Vanilla!  (Stupid TV Commercial Spotlight)
February 13, 2009


In TV ads, Kashi food developer Karen Moyer travels the world searching for common spices! (Stupid TV Commercial Spotlight)

Friday the Thirteenth
February 12, 2009


The supposedly jinxed date is just another day.

Why Darwin Day Matters
February 12, 2009


A few reasons why Darwin Day matters, and why you should get involved!

Don’t Take That Oath!
February 11, 2009


My colleague, Derek Araujo, has posted a couple of blog entries regarding the recent legal efforts to remove the religious trappings from the inauguration ceremony. (See, for example,   his blog entry for December 31, 2008 ). Many religious skeptics are outraged by the inclusion of religion in an important government ceremony. However, as Derek …

Miracle on the Hudson
February 10, 2009


A “miraculous” rescue is actually nothing of the sort.

Council Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response Back
February 9, 2009


Council for Secular Humanism Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response Back