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School Pride Web Competition: Update

Dad wanted me to thank all of my blob readers for voting. Im not joking. … blag… blob… blab? So thank you blob readers!!! Remember you can vote every day!

School Pride Web Competition

My dads school is one of the final 5 in the NBC/Windows ‘School Pride’ competition! The prize is a brand new computer lab (and I think they get to be on TV or something too)!! I want to SEND TEH HORDE over to vote for Dads school, but I cant. All I know about that…

Some of you in the atheisphere remember what happened this past year with ‘Tom Johnson’ and the ‘Youre Not Helping’ blog. Quick recap from Jerry: On October 22 of last year, Chris Mooney put up a post at The Intersection called “Counterproductive attacks on religion–exhibit A.” The “exhibit” was an excerpt from an earlier comment…

Montys project was officially funded, so he is spending today on Ustream, thanking his supporters with videos and songs and getting a chocolate cake smashed in his face at 7 pm Central: Online TV Shows by Ustream Thank you all so much for spreading the word and donating, guys! EDIT 4.55 pm– One of my…

We only have until midnight Saturday– August 21st– to get another $1,860 for an amazing project. Songs From the Science Frontier A different way to get kids excited about science. A way YOU can help reach kids everywhere, from East LA to rural Georgia– anywhere kids might not be getting the best science education. Monty…

WARBLEGARBLETHISISSOCOOLYALL! Where to start? You all are aware of the fact we have ‘science education issues’ here in Oklahoma? Well not everyone here is sitting on their hands, shaking their heads, bemoaning what a shame it is. A fellow who lives in Stillwater, Monty Harper, is actually trying to do something about it in a…

Rule #9284748 of Science

Rule #9284748 of Science: Your side projects will work beautifully, garnering you lots of middle-author yet high-end publications, while your main project stagnates in a puddle of its own filth, laughing maniacally as you poke it with a stick trying to get it to move. YAY SCIENCE!

University of Oklahoma luvs Darwin!

Hey you remember last year, OU had all these super cool presentations by scientists and evilution-themed activities for Darwins 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of ‘Origin’? Remember how OK politicians and religious radicals had a conniption fit over it? Well, the professor who spearheaded the Darwinabration, Piers Hale (comrade of the nefarious John Lynch),…

Creationists are *WEIRD*

Look, I like weird people. Goth kids. Sci-fi geeks. Language nerds. Weird people are far more interesting than, say, the ‘normal’ people that get cast for shows like ‘The Bachelor’: Generic Human #231975, Generic Human #576930, Generic Human #750193, bleh. But theres a whole different level of weird, and that level is ‘Creationist’. Example: Remember…