How Religion Kills: The Fatal Exorcism in Maryland

One of the most prevailing questions directed toward scientific skeptics who criticize religion, paranormal beliefs, and pseudoscientific quackery is “What’s the harm in allowing people to believe in what they want, even if their beliefs are not evidently true?” This question is often asked rhetorically by believers or those who sympathize with the believers’ cause. But when expressed honestly, the […]

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Edward Snowden and the Alien Conspiracy

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who famously disclosed top secret NSA documents to several media outlets early in 2013, has reportedly revealed much more than the United States government’s mass surveillance of the public. Stories are circulating that he has also revealed an alien conspiracy. According to a sensational report published on January 12, 2014 by an […]

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Ken Ham’s Lucrative Shipwreck

Stormy weather is on the horizon for Ken Ham, president of the non-profit young-earth creationist organization Answers in Genesis. It turns out that his particular deity is not powerful enough to keep his religiously-motivated ark-building project afloat. However, as we will see, Ham is wearing a lifejacket made of greenbacks that will preserve him financially at the expense of all […]

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