Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal In All 50 States Thanks To Congress

While Congress was busy stripping away consumer protections and legalizing bank fraud, they managed to slip in a little provision which made many marijuana...

Candidate Without a Prayer, pg 151

“I observed that allowing only one point of view on campus reflected poorly on any academic institution. Had the administration at the College of Charleston objected to the religion professor speaking a my institution, I would have fought it and ...

This Week in Science (Feb. 21 – 28)

This is a collection of the 10 best and most popular stories from science and technology over the past 7 days. Scroll down and...

Newly Formed Neurons Help Brain “Catalog Memories In Time”

Photo credit: Kaonos/Shutterstock The human brain generates 1,400 new neurons per day, but their function had until now remained unknown. Sometimes it can feel every day is...

Atheist of the Year Award 2016, Poland

Atheist of the Year Award 2016 Call for nominations (open February 1st, 2016) We are pleased to announce that, for the third time already, the Atheist...

Creationism is dead in Iceland

0.0% of Icelanders aged 25 or younger believe that “God” created the world, according to a new poll. The finding comes from a survey commissioned by the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association,  Siðmennt, (an IHEU Member Organization). The poll found that 93.9% of young Icelanders assent to the Big Bang theory. 6.1% weren’t sure, or had other ideas, and 0.0% of respondents [...]

Trump Administration to Enlighten Americans and the World

Although it won't be done in any traditional sense. "Sunlight is said to be the best disinfectant" - Justice Louis D. Brandies And this is precisely...

In the News: Defend Salman Rushdie Against Iranian Fatwa and Bounty

In Defence of Salman Rushdie, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), 2016-02-25 We […] are outraged to learn that forty state-run media outlets in Iran have raised $600,000 (£420,000) to add as bounty to Ayatollah Khomeini’s death fatwa on the...

Death for “apostasy” must not stand! Free Ashraf Fayadh

The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) joins around 60 human rights organisations internationally, protesting the death sentence handed down last week to Ashraf Fayadh in Saudi Arabia. Following an unfair trial during which he was denied access to a lawyer, Fayadh was variously accused of promoting atheism in his poetry, insulting the Prophet Muhammad, as well as “having [...]

Oldest Human DNA Ever Sequenced Could Rewrite Human Evolutionary Tree

Photo credit: © Kennis & Kennis/Madrid Scientific Films It now seems like the Sima de los Huesos remains were likely from Neanderthals. Researchers have managed to...