Richard Dawkins interested in setting up
'atheist free school'
would never want to indoctrinate children in atheism, any more than in
religion. Instead, children should be taught to ask for evidence, to be
Richard Dawkins speaks at Centre for Life
world's most famous atheist Professor Richard Dawkins was in Newcastle
last night speaking to a packed audience at The Centre for Life's 10th
water abuse case closed
The South Florida Times
They were also
during the same incident of sprinkling holy water onto Rodriguez, an
avowed atheist. School officials have backed away from that ...
council in religious row after 'banning prayer for poetry readings'
The atheist group is
currently pursuing a legal test case against Bideford Town Council. It
has instructed a solicitor to take its battle with the North ...
Clergy, Losing Faith Can Be an Occupational Hazard
Dennett and LaScola state upfront that they themselves are not
believers; indeed, Dennett is at the forefront of the "New Atheist"
billboards: Nonbelievers are Americans, too
Kansas City Star
groups share a strong belief in the separation of church and state, and
want to protect and strengthen the secular character of the government.
ad goes up on Billy Graham Parkway
CHARLOTTE, NC, June 24
(UPI) -- An atheists organization says it rented a billboard on a
Charlotte, NC, street named after the most famous US evangelist ...
bosses think 'angel' is too religious
Christian Concern for our
Nation (press release)
However, the names sparked tension among
hospital workers and other political and atheist groups. Senior midwife,
Jenny Collins told the Daily Mail that 'we ...
THEATRE, TV, YOU TUBE
Hitch 22: Memoir of an Untamed
Huffington Post (blog)
Hitchens, less bound by
academic etiquette than his fellow atheists, produced a book built less
on systematic argument than on scintillating prose pulling ...
roots of '8: The Mormon Proposition'
Los Angeles Times
the Mormon Church, as a nonprofit religious organization, breached the
barrier between church and state in its successful campaign to pass
Prop. 8. ...
Richard Dawkins among academics
compulsory evolution teaching at ...
Martin Beckford, Religious Affairs Correspondent Experts including three
Nobel laureates and Richard Dawkins, the prominent atheist, are
calling on the ...
Kin Pushes Back Evolution of Upright Walking?
are walking on two legs, and that the elongation of our legs came
earlier in our evolution than previously thought," Haile-Selassie said
in a statement. ..
Family is Complete: Hominid Trio Offer Insight Into Human Evolution
of these wonderful discoveries have helped to blow away the fog of
uncertainty surrounding human evolution and offered a much clearer
picture of how man ...
rules against creationism degree
based non-profit that defends the teaching of evolution,
cheered the decision. “The Coordinating Board made a principled decision
the first place, ...
or Tea: Enjoy Both in Moderation for Heart Benefits, Dutch Study
ScienceDaily (June 19, 2010) — Coffee and tea drinkers may
not need to worry about indulging -- high and moderate consumption of
tea and moderate coffee consumption are linked with reduced heart
disease, according to a study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis,
and Vascular Biology: Journal of the American Heart Association...
DNA Is Copied Onto RNA Revealed Through Three-Dimensional Transcription
ScienceDaily (June 19, 2010) — Gene expression takes place in
two stages: the transcription of DNA to
RNA by an enzyme called RNA polymerase, , followed by the translation
of this RNA into proteins, whose behaviour affects the characteristics
of each individual...
3-D Simulation Robots to Compete in the Robocup 2010
(June 19, 2010) — A University of Miami (UM) researcher will be
presenting his work on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the
14th annual RoboCup World Championship and Symposium, an international
robotic event whose goal is to advance AI and intelligent robotics
Light Around Corners: Scientists Explore New Method for Curving 'Airy'
ScienceDaily (June 18, 2010) — We learned in science
class that light beams travel in straight lines and spread through a
process known as diffraction -- and they can't go around corners. But
researchers at Tel Aviv University are investigating new applications
for their recent discovery that small beams of light can indeed be bent
in a laboratory setting, diffracting much less than a "regular" beam...
Witness a Star Being Born
ScienceDaily (June 18, 2010) — Astronomers
have glimpsed what could be the youngest known star at the very moment
it is being born. Not yet fully developed into a true star, the object
is in the earliest stages of star formation and has just begun pulling
in matter from a surrounding envelope of gas and dust, according to a
new study that appears in the current issue of the Astrophysical
Do Certain Diseases Go Into Remission During Pregnancy?
(June 18, 2010) — During pregnancy, many women experience remission of
diseases like multiple sclerosis and uveitis. Now, scientists have
described a biological mechanism responsible for changes in the immune
system that helps to explain the remission...
Process Is Promising for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars
18, 2010) — A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run
fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue
Study Kuiper Belt Object During Stellar Occultation
(June 18, 2010) — Until now, astronomers have used telescopes to find
Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs), moon-sized bodies, and obtain their spectra
to determine what types of ices are on their surface. They have also
used thermal-imaging techniques to get a rough idea of the size of KBOs,
but other details have been difficult to
Privacy in a Cloud: More Secure Environment for Cloud Computing
(June 18, 2010) — Scientists at the University of Texas in Dallas, with
funding from AFOSR's Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative,
are seeking solutions for maintaining privacy in a cloud, or an
Internet-based computing environment where all resources are offered on
CHURCH / STATE
Rapid City tea party politician,
Christians to take a stand
Rapid City Journal
The complaint filed
by the Americans United for the Separation of Church and State did not
intimidate the Rapid City pastor who fired back during a ...
Over God and Gowns
... you make many persons feel like they barely belong,"
said Barry Lynn, the executive director of Americans United for
Separation of Church and State, ...
God got to do with it?' Lord Mayor bans traditional Christian prayers
By Andy Dolan An atheist lord mayor has ended the
tradition of Christian prayers before council meetings less than a month
after he took up the chains of ...
of Europe opposes bans on Muslim face veils
political movement known as Islamism that does not accept the separation
of church and state that it stressed was fundamental to European
Christian Couples Have a Place to Buy Their Dildos
Book22 (totally SFW, unless you work for a bunch of atheist heathens),
the internet business started by Joy Wilson sells "aids" (dildos),
"jelly rings" ...