Just a wee bit proud of New York

My friend and fellow ex-New Yorker sent along this good bit of news about New York State’s decision to recognize same-sex marriages that are performed elsewhere. The move does not legalize same-sex marriage in New York, but it means many…

Mars Madness

Lots of cool news has been floating around on the Phoenix Mars lander. It has taken its first snapshots of the Martian north polar cap, and will be beginning its three-month scientific mission. Keep yourself updated on the project site!…

Don't Panic!

This tidbit came out a little while ago, where a state legislator in Illinois denounced atheist Rob Sherman as he testified against the state’s plan to use taxpayer money to help fund a church. From the article: Challenging Sherman, Davis…

This year's "Muzzle" goes to…

In the town of TJ, aka Charlottesville, the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Speech gives out “awards” every year to those who have done their best to inhibit free speech. The Muzzle Awards were recently announced, and…