evolution

Creationists Send Noah Into Battle Against Ev-o-lu-tion (VIDEO)

Creationists Send Noah Into Battle Against Ev-o-lu-tion (VIDEO)

The Creationists have found a whole new pile of stupid to throw at people. Creationist extraordinaire Ken Ham is endorsing a new book that features Noah fighting a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Yup. You read that correctly. Ken Ham is the creator of the Ark Encounter park in Kentucky. He has long been ridiculed for asserting that […]

Common Fallacies Used By RWNJs And How To Beat Them (VIDEO)

Common Fallacies Used By RWNJs And How To Beat Them (VIDEO)

We’ve all done battle with the infamous basement-dwelling keyboard warriors on the internet. Many of us have had real life encounters with unbelievably stupid idiots that you just know finished watching Alex Jones and went out to the grocery store looking to edu-ma-cate some librul idgits on the “facts” of real-world politicking. They’re out there, […]

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Sunday was Charles Darwin’s 208th birthday, also known as Darwin Day. Here are some facts about the evolution debate, about evolution, and about Darwin himself: 1. He Waited 20 Years To Publish His Theory Charles Darwin waited around 20 years to publish his book,  The Origin of Species. Another scientist, Alfred Russel Wallace, had a similar theory […]

Angry White Students In Texas Walk Out Of College Class When Told This FACT (TWEET/VIDEO)

Angry White Students In Texas Walk Out Of College Class When Told This FACT (TWEET/VIDEO)

Apparently anthropology is a difficult subject for some white students in Texas to stomach. The International Business Times is reporting that earlier this week, a group of students at Texas State University were so upset with being told the fact that all modern humans are descended from Africa, that they walked out of the class. […]

RWNJs AGHAST With HORROR: New Children’s Book Teaches Kids… GULP… REAL Science (VIDEO)

RWNJs AGHAST With HORROR: New Children’s Book Teaches Kids… GULP… REAL Science (VIDEO)

Finally! We have a children’s book to teach your little ones about evolution. Grandmother Fish teaches Charles Darwin’s theory of common descent. The story is told in a call and response format. Your child will be wiggling like a fish or mimicking the apes. This excellent book tells our history and explains where we came from, […]

Ark Encounter Continues To Sink! Look At This Pathetic Parking Lot (VIDEO)

Ark Encounter Continues To Sink! Look At This Pathetic Parking Lot (VIDEO)

Last month we wrote about Ken Ham’s abysmal Ark Encounter launch and how the economic boom he prophesied was not coming to fruition for many Kentuckians. Without validated attendance numbers it is difficult to truly tell how well the “park” is actually doing. But if drone video footage of the parking lot before the park […]

Ark Encounter Is A Financial DISASTER, Ken Ham In A Panic (VIDEO)

Ark Encounter Is A Financial DISASTER, Ken Ham In A Panic (VIDEO)

Earlier this summer, creationist Ken Ham opened the massive waste of lumber known as the Ark Encounter. The Ken Ham creation located in Williamstown, Kentucky, claims to be a life sized re-creation of Noah’s ark from the flood myth in Genesis. In the myth, the Hebrew god Yahweh tells Noah that he’s about to drown […]

CONFIRMED: Mike Pence Does In Fact Struggle With Basic Science (Video)

CONFIRMED: Mike Pence Does In Fact Struggle With Basic Science (Video)

A few days ago we brought you a Fact Checker story about California Governor Jerry Brown’s claim that Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence does not believe evolution is true. In his speech at the Democratic National Convention, Governor Brown said: “Trump says global warming is a hoax. I say Trump is a fraud. Trump says […]

FACT CHECKER: Jerry Brown’s Claim That Mike Pence ‘Denies Evolution’ Is TRUE

FACT CHECKER: Jerry Brown’s Claim That Mike Pence ‘Denies Evolution’ Is TRUE

The Republican Party of 2016, and indeed the party of the last decade or so, has become the party of “beliefs over knowledge.” Not believing in global warming, despite the fact that it is real; Not believing the President of the United States is a U.S. citizen, despite the fact that he is; Not believing evolution is true, […]

Epic Fail: Donald Trump’s VP Pick Is Not A Friend Of Science (VIDEO)

Epic Fail: Donald Trump’s VP Pick Is Not A Friend Of Science (VIDEO)

Donald Trump announced his pick for his running mate this morning. Mike Pence, governor of Indiana, makes this officially stupid with stupid. Pence was interviewed about evolution back in 2009 with Chris Matthews from MSNBC. Pence struggled to answer simple questions about it: “MATTHEWS: Okay, you want to educate the American people about science and its […]

38 Things Older Than 6,000 Years, A Primer For Young Earth Creationists

38 Things Older Than 6,000 Years, A Primer For Young Earth Creationists

In the spirit of attractions like Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter, the white elephant project celebrating scientific illiteracy, it might be useful to have at the ready some fact-based talking points should you find yourself in a conversation with a Young Earth Creationist. Here are the various ages of 38 things that I think are pretty darn […]

Bill Nye Visits The ‘Ark Encounter’ – ‘These Kids Are Being Brainwashed’ (VIDEO)

Bill Nye Visits The ‘Ark Encounter’ – ‘These Kids Are Being Brainwashed’ (VIDEO)

Creationist nut-job, Ken Ham, president of “Answers in Genesis,” has opened an absolutely ridiculous “museum” in Kentucky. It is called “The Ark Encounter,” and it is a supposedly accurate portrayal of the Noah’s Ark story in the Bible. The founder is the same man who is responsible for the Creation Museum. When “The Ark Encounter” […]

Anne Graham Lotz Blames 9-11 On ‘Abandoning God’ (WITH AUDIO)

Anne Graham Lotz Blames 9-11 On ‘Abandoning God’ (WITH AUDIO)

It’s no secret that Franklin Graham has used–or more accurately, abused–the goodwill built up by his father, Billy Graham, to carry water for the far right. But it seemed that his older sister, Anne Graham Lotz–a prominent evangelist in her own right–at least remained closer to her father’s spirit. Sadly, though, Lotz went way off the […]

The Most Insane Sermon You’ll Ever See! (VIDEO)

The Most Insane Sermon You’ll Ever See! (VIDEO)

What I love most about evangelical Christian ministries are the leaps in logic many of their spiritual leaders take when trying to keep scripture current. As humanity progresses scientifically, finding factual explanations for things once attributed to an invisible monster Yahweh, it seems that the evangelical communities are constantly backpedaling, trying as they might to […]

Darwinian Evolution Versus Creationism — Can There Be Peaceful Coexistence?

Darwinian Evolution Versus Creationism — Can There Be Peaceful Coexistence?

A recent article published on the Huffington Post website is arguing for the peaceful coexistence between Darwinian theory of evolution and creationism, but it ends up arguing for a quasi-New Age belief system truce. The article tries to weave a synthesis between science and religion-based science denialism. Failed Synthesis On the other hand, the author obviously […]

Paleontologist Visits Creationist Museum, Bursts Into Tears

Paleontologist Visits Creationist Museum, Bursts Into Tears

By now, you have probably heard of the creationist museum in Kentucky. If you haven’t: it’s basically a massive building (70,000 square feet, costing $27M) full of lies and made up stories, justifying a belief in young earth creationism. The views espoused by its president, Ken Ham, revolve around a literal belief in the Bible. […]

Silly Evangelist Makes Stunning Claim About Dinosaurs (Video)

Silly Evangelist Makes Stunning Claim About Dinosaurs (Video)

Let the Bible Speak is typical Christian evangelism. The program features multiple evangelical pastors dissecting the Holy Bible in the search for their specific brand of truth. It’s not really any different than any of the other crap Christian evangelism that exists on television, radio, and the Internet. On Sunday’s Let the Bible Speak broadcast, Pastor […]

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