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Global Quickies: Mars on a Budget, Sharia Law, and The Vatican Arrests a Priest

INDIA India has succeeded, at their first attempt, to send an operational mission to Mars. The Mangalyaan mission was also really cheap, $74 million. That’s less than what making the …

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Global Quickies: ‘Happy’ Dancers Sentenced to Jail, A Boy Gets Justice, and Cyclists Defend ‘Naked’ Uniform

IRAN The young men and women who were arrested in May for posting a video of themselves dancing to Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy” have been sentenced to six months in prison …

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SkeptiCon is Coming and a call to ARTISTS!

It’s that time of year when the Midwest’s largest and only FREE skeptic and atheist conference takes place. That’s right, SkeptiCon is just around the corner and THIS year it’s …

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A Woman’s Room Online

[Trigger warning for images based on threats and harassment] Get your black dresses- and your reading glasses out. There is an art show a comin’ to town! For the past …

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Firebrand or Faitheist?

When I was a newbie atheist, fresh from my first reading of The God Delusion, The End of Faith, and every amateur Xanga blog I could find, I had a …

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Global Quickies: Governments Fail Children, Diplomatic Immunity, and Evil 3G

IRELAND (From Ciarán) A suicidal refugee teen, in care of the state and pregnant from a rape, was forced to give birth even though she was entitled to have the …

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Thank God for Ebola!

The current outbreak of ebola has been in the news for awhile now, and for good reason: it’s already killed more than 1,200 people in Western Africa, and it infected …

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Global Quickies: Ebola, Satan and Strange Protocols

BELGIUM The Chief of Protocol for the city of Brussels has been arrested for taking off the full-face veil of a Qatari princess after she asked him for directions. She …

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