This random week, Village Co-op owners sue to stop bike share installation, Re. Lamar Smith defends tentative changes to research funding, a rare, but fun, rant, Cinco de Mayo, The primary goal for a politician should be to get reelected by his or her constituency.
This random week, Reading between the lines: jailing of Turkish blogger wasn't about religion, England prepares to vaccinate a million children as measles cases surge, Chernobyl, Schools should be outfitted with bullet-proof white boards.
The relationship between intelligence and multiple domains of religious belief: Evidence from a large US Sample, New app helps Icelanders avoid accidental incest, Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's, Skepticism, Science is faith-based.
Josh's trials with the Yeti, Critical analysis of pop culture - daisy, Church time with David, Climate change did not cause the 2012 US drought, says government report, Bieber criticized for Anne Frank comment, Margarine, A teacher should be fired if he or she cannot teach his or her students.
Defeated by John Adams, North Carolina Religion bill killed- but one third of Americans want Christianity as official religion of USA, Plan B must be available to all without a prescription, judge rules, What the fuck?, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, John Adams, The Federal Government should continue to fund artists through the National Endowment for the Arts.
Thoughts on Easter, Church time with David, Prop 8, DOMA, Monsanto, Reservoir Peeps.
The 1918 influenza pandemic hastened the decline of tuberculosis in the United States: an age, period, cohort analysis, Energy drinks may increase blood pressure, change heart rhythm, Pope Francis says the 'nones' can be allies for the church, Why you should eat and exercise based on your blood type, Tuberculosis, Public schools should adopt a mandatory school uniform policy.
Making Difference: Conflict over Irish identity in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade, CPAC Racism panel derailed by audience member who suggests slaves should have been grateful for food, shelter, and clothing, Atheism is a religion, Too, Hundreds checked for rabies after transplant death, Saint Patrick, D.G. Listens to the second half of the show.
Vena, Veda, Venus, Hugo Chavez: The interview that never happened, Illinois lawmaker seeks to ban sale of lion meat, a rare, but fun, rant, Venus, Belief in God is rational.
Special guest Troy Boyle, and The 2nd Annual National Atheist Party Convention, March 9th, San Francisco, California, Voles, Vasopressin, and the ethics of framing, The Holocaust just got more Shocking, Do telepathic rats advent biologic computers?, you are completely insane.
Extracting Energy from Black Holes: The relative importance of the Blandford-Znajek Mechanism, California School District sued for promoting religion by offering yoga classes, New study raises questions about religion as deterrent against criminal behavior, Church time with David, Black holes, Rob Schnieder is the greatest actor ever.
Social Change and Collective Memory: The Democratization of George Washington, Retired Pope immune from abuse probes, Smoking synthetic marijuana may damage kidneys, George Washinton, Under some circumstances, women should fake orgasms.
Our very special interview with David G McAfee, author of 'Mom, Dad, I'm an Atheist,' And how cheddar is clearly a better cheese than Mozzarella.
Susana Mendaro v. The World Bank, Insane shit that people email us, Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma State Senator, Introduces bill banning fetuses in food, Former Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle shot dead at Texas gun range, Church time with David: lying to children, The World Bank, and the IMF, Civilization will evolve to a place where we no longer require a monetary economic system.
Interview with Tyler Measom, of 'Flim Flam Films,' Discussing their upcoming documentary - James Randi: An Honest Liar, Republicans, Democrats ready for broad immigration reform, Palin speaks out after leaving Fox, The myth of anti-oxidants, Russia to rework bill on offending religion, Why Congress is paralyzed: A Scientific Explanation, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Science is a threat to humanity.
Our Solar System's second smallest-and speediest-planet is still causing surprises, Reality and Religion, Surprise! Mom packed you a nice gun, Citing religion, some health workers refuse flu shots, This day in history: LA Thompson, Mercury, All students should be required to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
Philip A. Hart v. Cult Awareness Network, Critical analysis of pop culture: California Gurls, Cheektowaga teacher sues over forced removal of religious items, diet soda and depression & diet drinks 'link to depression' questioned, A rare, but fun, rant, cults, cats are just useless dogs.
Evidence for an association between KIBRA and late-onset Alzheimers, First member of Congress describes religion as 'none,' Montana bill mutates, a rare, but fun, rant, Memory, Should all acces to Conservapedia be banned on Sundays?
Commitment Devices, Englishman wakes from stroke speaking fluent Welsh, G.O.P. Backs off a demand, clearing way for more talks, This day in history: Edwin Hubble, New Year's, Praying for world peace
Weight Control during the Holidays: Highly consistent self-monitoring as a potentially useful self-coping mechanism, Polling and Religion in Canada, How Religion is making a comeback on college campuses, a rare, but fun, rant, Kwanzaa, Sin tax
Weight Control during the Holidays: Highly Consistent Self-Monitoring as a Potentially Useful Coping Mechanism, Mexican drug smugglers now using T-shirt cannons to fire marijuana over border, Kamikaze conclusion for succesful Moon mission, a rare, but fun, rant, Hanukkah, Happy Holidays
Family Constellations and Eminence: The Birth Orders of Nobel Prize Winners, David's Church Time, A Woman's lip shape hints at her ability to acheive vaginal orgasms, Wife kills abusive husband in self defense, only to discover that he was woman wearing a prosthetic penis, The Nobel Prize, Paul is in the Himalayas doing research on the Yeti
Quantum Randomness can be controlled by Free Will - A Consequence of the Before-Before Experiment, Church-going teens graduate and attend college more, BYU study shows, 'Bigfoot' is part human, claims study based on purported Sasquatch DNA, a rare, but fun, rant, Quantum Mechanics, Skeptics should question all scientific principles.
Purkinje fibers, Body building without power training, General Patraeus, Mars might not cook humans in their skins, critical analysis of pop culture: 70 x 7, a rare, but fun, rant, muscle, should we allow the 21 States who have signed a petition to succeed from the Union do so?
Motivations for play in Online Games, Manmade increases in carbon dioxide might be having effects that are larger than expected, Puerto Rico approves Statehood, A rare, but fun, Rant, Game Theory, hockey and soccer are essentially the same game.
Logical Fallacies: A Behavioral approach to Reasoning, Red Cross carries on after criticism, again, for it's response to a major disaster, IRS not enforcing rules on churches and politics, Logical Fallacies: an overview, can Christians celebrate Halloween?
Guerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia and guest Susan Gerbic - An in depth interview with Susan Gerbic on her many ongoing projects in the Skeptical world. Adding Skepticism to Wikipedia, The Independent Investigations Group and the $50,000 challenge, Mark Edward, mentalist and skeptic, and her work with the Monterey County Skeptics.
David on 'coming out,' A rare, but fun, rant: Conservatism as Feudalism, Evil!, Is Alice Mad at David?
Teshuva: A look at repentance, forgiveness, and atonement in Jewish and American legal Thought, Libyan Leaders say 50 arrested in U.S. Consulate attack, Man made ancient pyramids found in Antarctica, The Yom Kippur War, Can a romance between an atheist and a religious believer work?
Mass, Serial, and sensasational homicidess, Johnny Dep reveals agnusise oberr ther West Mamphis Three. The Dark Knight Rises., The office of the Presdiencey of the united States, and God in the DNC platform.
Shimoda, et. al v. The State, Tokyo District Court, Critical analysis of pop culture: Kenji, Romney Find Religion, Does Islam ban dancing and music? A rare, but fun, rant: The Nuclear Stockpile, Fat man and Little Boy, Was Roosevelt correct in interring Japanese Americans?
Critical analysis of pop culture: Mike and Ikes, A rare, but fun, rant: Todd Akin of Missouri, Sodom and Gomorrah, Can one argue with one's self?
Unconscious Determinants in the Human Brain, Critical analysis of pop culture: Bicycle Race, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Todd Akin: "Legitimate rape" stops pregnancy, Psychopaths get a break from Biology: Judges reduce sentences if genetics, neurobiology are blamed, Kinesiology tape redux, Override, Jesus of Nazareth was an actual historical figure.
Clean thoughts and dirty minds: The Politics of Porn, Critical analysis of pop culture: Sisterly, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Paul Ryan, Black Panther?, Kiniso tape: The latest Olympic Accessory, A rare, but fun, rant: I am a conservative, Mudslinging, founding father style, Mitt Romney will win the election.
Aristotle's concept of matter, and its relation to modern concepts of Matter, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about: Cesamet, and gluten intolerance, Mars rover on course to land Monday, Politics - what's behind the hatred of Barack Obama?, a rare, but fun, rant: Justin Beiber, Skrillex, and Deadmou5, Mattersville, The SETI program, is it worth it?
Mass, Serial, and sensational homicides, Park Elliot Dietz, M.D, M.PH, Ph.D, Mom's gone wild '40 year old reversion,' Shut down Chik-Fil-A properly, A rare, but fun, rant: Van Halen, Murder, Death, Kill, What's the best color?
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, Plaintiff, v. ALAMO RENT-A-CAR, Defendants, Critical analysis of pop Culture: Walk on the Ocean, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about: Once a Christian, always a Christian? & Radio-carbon dating, YouPorn offers Fred Willard Free Computer to avoid future Arrests, CDC: Whooping cough rising at an alarming rate in the U.S., A rare, but fun, rant: Being Wrong, Ramadan, Romantic Love is a poor basis for marriage.
Hormones and Sport - Drugs in Sport, the role of the Physician, Bananas in Pajamas, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about: Why Republicans?, The Islamist Ascendency, Obama's attacks on religious values, A rare, but fun rant: Our Campaign, Drugs in Sports - The Pharmacy in the Locker Room, Katie Holmes called Scientology a crazy cult, Is it crazier than Catholicism?
Carl SAGAN, Plaintiff, v. APPLE COMPUTER INC., Defendant, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, The Creation Museum evolves: Hoping to add a life-size ark project, the museum hits fundraising trouble, Higgs hero shunned over religion, A rare, but fun, rant: Ignorance, From Apple Computers to Apple Inc., Democracy is a good idea.
Ethan Allen, The Green Mountain Atheist, Winston Churchill rallies the Populous, Michael Marin, Convicted Arsonist, Poisoned Himself in Courtroom, Investigators Believe, Man Plagued by Porn Induced Headaches, How Fireworks Work, The Political History of the United States of America, the sound of explosions in the sky.
'Drug Abuse' of a different 'wave' Length, John Warzel calls in for a chat, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Rise of the Zombie Flesh Eaters, U.S. Students know what, but not why, A rare but fun rant: The drug analogue act of 1986, Bath Salts, Drugs, and Zombies, Oh My!, Reservoir Dogs is a better movie than Pulp Fiction.
"I did what?" Zolpidem and the Courts, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, House rejects sex-selection abortion ban, Experimental drug might open new category of sleep aid, Sexism at TAM, Sleep, Christians are morally obligated to proselytize.
Rage against the t-shirt, The Bourne Trilogy, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about , Across Religions, persistent battles over what the faithful may read, Raul Castro turning 81, trying to preserve Communism, Josef Stalin, Counting cards in Vegas should be allowed.
The US Kefauver Harris Amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 'Hell Yes,' We Probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, 'Gaydar' exists: We can tell who is gay or straight in the blink of an eye, Paralyzed by Faith, A rare, but fun rant: Technology, Big Pharma, Respect the Religious Beliefs of others.
Christianity in Britain, R.I.P., 'Mexican Radio,' We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Kansas Governor signs measure blocking Islamic Law, Being 'Born-Again' Linked to more brain atrophy: Study. God is Dead, and Adam Smith Killed him, Crime is an important part of the economic system, and if crime were to disappear, the economy would be severely affected, perhaps to the point of collapse.
Loving et. Ux v. Virginia, 'The Famous Polka,' We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Closer Look: Religious concerns over Bullying Bill, SpaceX's Commercial launch to Space Station aborted at Liftoff, A rare, but fun, rant: those who can, do; those who can't, teach, Marriage - we are family, Landing on the moon is not that impressive to God.
Contra Anarcho-Capitalsim, 'The Trees,' We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, New Atheists fail to present logical points, The world may not end soon predicts newly found Mayan calendar, a rare, but fun, rant, Randian Objectivism, Be competent.
Gaia again, 'At the bottom of Everything,' We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, One in seven thinks that the end of the world is coming: poll, Wind farms are warming the earth, researchers say, A rare, but fun, rant, This spaceship earth, Be temperate.
Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2000, 'Closing Time,' We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Bill Nye Booed in Texas for saying the moon reflects the sun, Gun ownership 'very difficult' despite Supreme Court rulings, Death, and all things terminal, It is Josh's turn to take out the garbage.
Mary Scott DOE et al. v. Barack Hussein Obama, 'The Archers bows have Broken' by Brand New, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Deluded Dictator Escapes Atheist's Arguments. Mitt Romney addresses a touchy subject about his religion, A rare, but fun, rant, Stem cells, It is possible for bands to sell out.
Art Education and Changing Political Agendas: An analysis of curriculum concerns of the 1940's and 1950's, 'Wig in a Box' from Hedwig and the angry inch, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Uh uh, geez: let's go the teleprompter, Cash strapped Ginrich selling fundraising lists, A rare, but fun, rant, 50's Bitches!, Rick Santorum is good for America.
What you need to know about the Resurrection of Jesus, Parts 1 & 2, 'We are young' by fun. We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Ohio Schools sued over barring 'Jesus is not a homophobe' t-shirt, Praying for God to hurt someone is not illegal, judge rules, Our ten commandments, Easter, Judas currently resides in heaven/hell.
Improved Gravity field of the moon from Lunar Prospector, 'Generator' by Bad Religion, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Military non-believers event shows there are atheists in foxholes, Tennessee Mom faces jail for baptizing her two children without husband's consent, The invention of gravity, The Flat Earth Society is correct.
We went to the Reason Rally. We were inspired, we were enlightened, and we got very wet and cold. We have never been more proud to be a part of this community. This is our story.
Cost-Effectiveness of services for Mentally ill Homeless People: The application of research to policy and practice, Atheists wash Florida road Christians anointed with oil, 'Homeless Hotspot' stunt stirs debate at South by Southwest, Special guest Joe Zamecki discussing Atheists Helping the Homeless, The band 'Queen' has been more influential on rock and roll music than the band 'The Beatles.'
Of Course It's True, I saw it on the Internet!, Barack Obama had a transgendered nanny in Indonesia, Cardinal defends comparing gay marriage to slavery, A rare, but fun rant, Evaluating claims, Daylight savings time is a good thing.
His Controversial Materials: Philip Pullman and Religious Narrative Identity, Questions for atheists, Faith groups must abide by laws, Grief without God is a challenge for non-believers, Atheists in popular culture, Arguing is for those observing the argument, not for those participating in it.
Tammy Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School District and Board of Directors, The new anti-science assault on US Schools, Multi cellular life evolves in laboratory, Evolution, We should protect endangered species in order to prevent them from going extinct.
An Explanation for the absence of Extraterrestrials on Earth, No Alien visits or UFO cover-ups, White House says, Search for Aliens is on again, but next quest is finding money, A rare, but fun, rant, Earth vs. the Aliens (Government investigates UFOs,) Science fiction has served to help the advancement of the space program.
Pew Forum on Religion, Pew Research Center, Obama put Politics over Country when he killed the Keystone XL Pipeline, Herman Cain endorses Newt Gingrich, Special Guest Scott Burdick discussing "In God We Trust," Art Education should be a Mandatory part of public elementary and secondary school education.
Diminished reason - episode #8
Facebook political affiliations
Having a Life Versus Being Alive, Abortion Rates Higher where it is Illegal: More reasons for Pro-Lifers to Give Up, Dangerous, Illegal Pro-Abortion Group, A rare, but fun, rant, The History of Abortion, What's more likely: Bigfoot or Yeti?
An Exploratory Study of the Effects of Paranormal and Spiritual Experiences on People's lives and Well-Being, Tennessee town hopes ghost search can scare up cash, Witch torture trial: Sister describes brother's beating, A rare, but fun, rant, Ghost-hunting technology, Refusing to perform a kidney transplant for a developmentally disabled 3 year old child because of the risk of further brain damage.
Tibetan Buddhism and the resolution of grief: The Bardo-Thodol for the dying and grieving, Republican Candidates decry 'War on Religion,' Two Tibetans in China set themselves ablaze in protest, A rare, but fun, rant, Free Tibet, The Lottery provides for the Public Good.
SOPA - The online piracy act, hackers said to be planning to launch own satellites to combat censorship, censorship of science is acceptable when lives are at stake, mp3s and 'lossy' compression, the founding fathers intent with the separation of church and state was to keep churches safe from government influence.
EPISODE #19 - The Christmas Show!
It's Beginning to Smell (and Sound) a lot like Christmas: The Interactive Effects of Ambient Scent and Music in a Retail Setting, Ontario MP demands end to 'Ban on Christmas Cheer,' Church responds to an Atheist Billboard in South Carolina, Santa - the morning star, Is being an independent voter the most intelligent position?
EPISODE #18 - Freewill
The nature, common usage, and implications of Free Will and Determinism, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship suspended, Girl gang who kicked woman in head while yelling 'kill the white slag' freed after judge hears 'They weren't used to drinking because they are Muslims,' willful inaccuracy - Alan Turing from Enigma to CAPTCHA, Compatibalism, does mandatory voting enhance Democracy?
EPISODE #17 - The Ten Commandments
On being Holier-than-thou or Humbler-than-thee: A Social-Psychological Perspective on Religiousness and Humility, Students in Giles stand up for Ten Commandments, Rebuffed by one court, counseling student seeks expulsion reprieve for her religious objection to gays, The Golden Calf, Which Ten Commandments?, If everyone followed the Ten Commandments, the world would be a better place.
Lemon Et Al. v. Kurtzman, Superintendant of public instruction of Pennsylvania Et. Al., 7 Arrested on hate crime charges in Amish hair cutting attacks, Roman Catholic Church's paedophile investigator jailed for possessing thousands of child porn images, Post-prandial somnolence, Where we all come from, The efficacy of: Three awesome ways to avoid arguments.
Paul went to Catholic-town, Josh went to Crazy-town.
The War at Home: Antiwar protests and Congressional Voting, 1965 to 1973, Bishop Conley sees 'atheocracy' as major threat to pro-life cause, Physicists extract light from seeming emptiness, Things happening in your backyard (and, on your buses,) that you've never heard of, Gender segregation in education, good or bad?
United States of America v. Anthony Fischer v. Edward Dorsey, Is there a city on Pluto? Sixth grader wins round for student religious expression, Apollo 12, The pledge of Allegiance, Why is Physics Brian a vegan? Morality or health?
Alien Demonology: The Christian roots of the malevolent extraterrestrial in UFO religions and abduction Spiritualities, Critics blast anti-bullying law for allowing exceptions based on religion, moral beliefs, Senate blocks $60 Billion infrastructure plan, another part of Obama's jobs Bill, Alcohol, Abductive Reasoning, The very fact that something is determined as a limitation implies that the limitation is already transcended.
We got words...maybe too many.
Halloween: An Evolving American Consumption Ritual, Arson Investigators go after Taco-Bell Fire Bomber, Onward, Christian Soldier - Preachers Mustn't shy away from Politics, Cholera, Evil, What's Safer? A den of cops, or a den of thieves?
Mapping Adolescent Religious Participation, The Evangelical Rejection of Religion, Herman Cain: Jesus was the Perfect Conservative Killed by a Liberal Court, Proving the Bible through Science, The End of the World, Is it possible that the world has already come to an end?
Owl Creek bridge to the Babylonians in three easy steps.
Leeches, Spiders, and Astrology: Predilections and Predictions. Yeti Hunters Must be More Scientific, Ads Implant False Memories, How to make a nuclear bomb using common household ingredients, Corporations are people, too, Art exists.
Perils of Internet Fraud: An Empirical Investigation of Deception and Trust with Experienced Internet Users, Rasmussen releases Occupy Wall Street poll, Can religion and extraterrestrial life co-exist?, Over the counter medication confusion, Project MKULTRA, Alcoholics anonymous, good or bad?
Beavers - we are going to hell!
What's your favorite song?
The unavoidable 9/11, American Atheists v. Port Authority correction, We'll go forward, Fire at the Reichstag, Structural integrity, The Uranium Yellowcake Conspiracy, Nicholas Cage, great actor or the greatest actor?
Themes of Holism..., Pot based religion blew smoke at probation, Bookstores gear up for banned book reading, Fear of microwave ovens, the moral flaw of internal inconsistency, Will the internet fundamentally and irreversibly change civilization?
All Evidence is equal, but some evidence is more equal than others, School Districts harassed by secular group on issue of prayer, Public religion research institute, Solar fusion, Josh's Haircut and the appearance of Jesus, Concierge Medicine, good or bad?
Life's Conservation Law, "Villa insulted my religion," Do we have a moral duty to bring others to faith?, Time travel, Laisse-faire capitalism, Aliens v. God, what's more believable?
Intercessory prayer, the Philadelphia curfew, Ramadan and football, Magnetic therapy, Religion's tax exempt status, and Bovine Rights!