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8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making things more difficult, their misconceptions about science are often driven by logical fallacies, or errors in deductive reasoning. Here are eight of the most common… » 1/14/15 4:28pm 1/14/15 4:28pm

What a creationist version of the Cosmos would look like

Funny or Die pokes fun of those who like listening to stories over understanding science in its latest: Creationist Cosmos. It's like the new Neil DeGrasse Tyson Cosmos reboot TV show only made for Creationists. So instead of explanations about the universe, we get very unscientific reasons of why things exist. It's… » 4/15/14 8:01pm 4/15/14 8:01pm

This Is the Bigoted, Racist, Anti-Abortion Search Engine That Powers Android's Siri Rival (Updated)

I'm sure Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos doesn't know about this, but he's funding a seemingly Christian extremist search engine that is anti-abortion, anti-evolution, racist and even thinks that rape may be justifiable. It's called ChaCha, and it powers Android's most popular Siri competitor, Iris. » 2/08/12 8:51am 2/08/12 8:51am

This Is How—And Where—Science Dies In Our Classrooms

In just the first three months of 2011, nine bills have been introduced in seven states would allow creationism to be taught in our schools' classrooms. Four of them have already died in committee. Four are still under review. And one—which says biological evolution, the chemical origins of life, and global warming… » 3/23/11 3:40pm 3/23/11 3:40pm