Like every other kid at Oklahoma's Wild West Water Works water park on Saturday, 8-year-old Averie Mitchell was excited when it was finally her turn to slip down the water slide with her parents. But unlike every other kid, Averie was...Show More Summary
Through an attorney, the family of Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez said the multiple shooting "grieves us beyond belief"
"Talk is cheap." So we're told to "put our money where our mouth is," to ensure intellectual integrity. On the (esp. econ) blogs I read, this principle is most commonly applied to beliefs: Alex Tabarrok writes that "a bet is a tax on bullshit". Show More Summary
The Rev. Franklin Graham noted Thursday that the country of South Sudan marked its fourth independence day since it separated from the Republic of Sudan, but warned that people caught in the ongoing civil war that has torn the nation apart are "suffering beyond belief." Some shocking reports from the war have shared stories of children burned alive, or castrated and left to die.
Later this month, Foundation Beyond Belief (which I'm on the board of) will be having a one-day conference in Boston revolving around the theme #BlackLivesMatter.When I've mentioned this on social media, the responses have, sadly, been...Show More Summary
Sure, there’s an official 2359-piece version of the tower, but Brenden McMahon had a much grander vision in mind: His LEGO Orthnac is 8-foot-tall and features nine individual floors! The thing is so tall that you need a ladder to fully...Show More Summary
"Certainly the first amendment says that in institutions of faith that there is absolute power to, you know, to observe deeply held religious beliefs. I don’t think it extends far beyond that. We’ve seen the set of arguments play out in issues such as access to contraception. Show More Summary
Harry Kane's first season as Tottenham's star man was almost beyond belief. The too-good-to-be-true moments just kept on rolling. They have been oft-recounted since the end of the season, but they still bear repeating. From the match-winning...Show More Summary
NoisyRoom.net It’s been an historic week and although I am not surprised by the Supreme Court decisions, they saddened me beyond belief. I have sadly come to the conclusion that
Beyond the legendary status that he had achieved during his lifetime, artist Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was a masterful visual communicator with a deeply held belief in the imperative of peace, prosperity and basic human rights for all the people of the world. Show More Summary
The mass shooting that took place in Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday night is tragic beyond belief and the nation mourns for the victims and...
Our beliefs are what make fundamentally different from each other. They are constructs of our mind which dictate who we are and how we view the world. They can even have the effect of changing our perception entirely beyond truth itself. Beliefs are incredibly important for our everyday function, however they should never remain unguided or […]
I spend a lot of time talking about evolutionary blueprints, primordial logic and genetic instinct because I happen to think there’s value in it. We live today with the belief (or maybe bluster) that we’re “evolved” beyond our evolution. Too often there’s a resistance to scrutinize our innate responses to the world, to question our […]
It continues to be a struggle to bring a fresh adaptation of Stephen King's masterful novel It to the big screen. Which sucks beyond belief, because the presence of director Cary Fukunaga (Jane Eyre, True Detective) suggested that this new take was on the right track. Show More Summary
Next week, Dick Fuld will make his first public comments since the financial crisis at a conference in New York, and if you ask the average Wall Streeter, the fact that he's out and about is almost beyond belief. "He's a villain," said one hedge fund professional. Show More Summary
Foundation Beyond Belief will be holding its second annual conference on July 25 in Boston. The theme is #BlackLivesMatter and, unlike most atheist gatherings, the focus here is entirely on philanthropy, volunteering, and community building. It's a refreshing change of pace.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens not only makes fans excited beyond belief, those directly involved in the movie’s production feel it too. Such was the case when director J.J. Abrams and original cast member Harrison Ford (Han Solo) walked on the set for the first time. Show More Summary
I mentioned earlier this week that Foundation Beyond Belief's Humanist Disaster Recovery team was raising funds to help victims and families affected by the Nepal earthquake. We just announced that the first beneficiary of the fundraiser is the Women’s Foundation Nepal:
We’ve been reading way too much about Christian’s in other countries being murder for their beliefs. But here in America? Gelareh Bagherzadeh, a 30-year-old researcher, was gunned down outside of
Last night, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal and every report offers even more tragedy. What we do know is that more than 1,000 people are dead and many more are injured and homeless.Foundation Beyond Belief's Humanist Disaster Recovery team is now raising funds to help the victims and their families.