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Bill Nye the Science Guy: Why Creationism is Bad for Children

Speaking of Bill Nye, here’s another excellent video from Big Think wherein Bill Nye the Science Guy explains why Creationism is not appropriate for children.

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Bill Nye, the Science Guy, Death Hoax

via Gossip Cop: Bill Nye is the latest victim of a death hoax. The sick rumor was started on Twitter late Sunday until a “R.I.P. Bill Nye The Science Guy” topic began trending, which in turn spawned thousands of messages mourning his supposed death. It is 100% false. Nye is NOT dead. Funny thing is […]

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Christopher Hitchens dies at 62

Associated Press: Eloquent and intemperate, bawdy and urbane, Hitchens was an acknowledged contrarian and contradiction — half-Christian, half-Jewish and fully non-believing; a native of England who settled in America; a former Trotskyite who backed the Iraq war and supported George W. Bush. But his passions remained constant and targets of his youth, from Henry Kissinger […]

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Penn Jillette interview at Big Think

Good stuff–just what you’d expect from Penn Jillette.

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Nobel Laureate: Science is a totally misunderstood subject

Harold Kroto, 1996 Nobel Laureate (chemistry), speaking to an audience of students yesterday at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany: I’m going to talk about what science is because it’s a totally misunderstood sort of subject […] it’s the only philosophical construct we have to determine truth with any degree of reliability. […] The […]

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