Atheists, Agnostics, Scientists Protest Creation Museum. The San Diego New Atheists and Agnostics, a group with over 700 registered members, has announced plans for a “positive protest” at the Creation and Earth History Museum on Saturday, September 24. “I’ve tried the angry-atheist thing before and, believe me, it doesn’t work,”
North Jersey educator battles Mayan doomsday myth with science – NorthJersey.com. North Jersey tweens and teens are watching the calendar and counting down with concern. Armed with a little information about the Mayan calendar and doomsday speculation, they worry that on Dec. 21, 2012, something catastrophic will happen and the world will end.
David Attenborough joins campaign against creationism in schools – Telegraph. Sir David Attenborough has weighed into a campaign calling for creationism to be banned from the school science curriculum and for evolution to be taught more widely in schools.
Ghosthunters plan 2 sessions at North Suburban Library – Rockford, IL – Rockford Register Star. The North Suburban Library District will host two presentations in October by the Winnebago County Paranormal group. The nonprofit researches paranormal claims, ghosts and hauntings in and around northern Illinois.
24 Hours of Skeptical Activism « Skepticblog. On September 23rd starting at 8pm Eastern time the cast of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast (SGU) will produce a 24 hour live audio and video streaming event – SGU-24.
H. Res. 393: Expressing support for designation of October 2011 as National Chiropractic Health Month Whereas Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) are health care providers who focus on the whole person and have particular expertise in the prevention and care of musculoskeletal injuries…
Skeptical Science Wins Award for Demolishing Denier Myths | ThinkProgress. John Cook, founder of the blog Skeptical Science, has won the New South Wales Government Eureka Prize for Advancement of Climate Change Knowledge. It is “awarded to an Australian individual, group or organisation for communication that motivates action to reduce the impacts of climate change.”