Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Says Black Students Should Attend ‘Less Advanced’ Schools

While the media has been transfixed by the latest insane comments from Donald Trump, an important case is being heard by the Supreme Court on the issue of affirmative action. The case centers on a young woman who has sued the University of Texas, claiming that their admissions policy prevented her from being accepted to […]

Group Of House Republicans Admits Climate Change Is Real Ahead Of Pope’s Visit

Pope Francis is coming to Washington next week, and he’s sure to anger a lot of Republicans with his expected remarks on climate change. Granted, his views on income inequality and the Syrian refugee crisis are also controversial to conservatives – but the climate change thing has really got them angry. Now a small number […]

Here’s Proof That Bernie Sanders is the True Progressive Democrats Need in 2016

Even though the 2016 elections are still a ways away, the campaigns for most of the candidates have already begun. While normally I find presidential election years fascinating and interesting, I’ll freely admit that an 18-month buildup is going to give me some intense “election fatigue.” Then again, candidates like Rand Paul and Ted Cruz […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Slams ‘Absurd’ Media for Making Climate Change Deniers Seem Credible

One of the biggest mistakes we make when discussing climate change is calling it a “debate,” because there is no debate – it’s real and human activity on the planet is the leading cause of it. When the overwhelming majority of the world’s scientists – anywhere between 97-99 percent – all agree that human activity […]

How Neil deGrasse Tyson Made Science Cool Again

By now, unless they’ve been watching “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” on repeat, most Americans are familiar with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson – especially after his appearance on Fox’s “Cosmos” TV series last season. Dr. Tyson recently riled up the religious right on Christmas Day with a number of posts on Twitter basically pointing out […]

Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson Thank Pope Francis for Embracing Science

For well over a year now I’ve sat back and watch Pope Francis, the most recognized Christian religious leader in the world, essentially annihilate Republican ideology. He’s slammed trickle-down economics, pushed for acceptance of homosexuals and actually used Jesus’ own words to crush the GOP’s economic beliefs. And the best part is, he couldn’t care […]

Why Are Liberals Denying Science When It Comes To GMOs?

One of the most infuriating things about dealing with some people on the left is their rejection or mistrust of science. Sure, we like to point and laugh when politicians like Bobby Jindal call the Obama administration “science deniers” – especially when Jindal has a degree in science and we know he’s just catering to […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson / Bill Nye 2016? They’d Have My Vote

Since most people only read headlines and even fewer read past the first paragraph, here it is: No, Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson are not running for the White House in 2016. Let’s get that cleared up right now. An article in the Huffington Post┬ácovered the fact that Bill Nye did joke about running […]

What Do “Food Babe” And Fox News Have In Common?

If you haven’t heard of her by now, there is this woman named Vani Hari who goes by the alias “Food Babe” who has become infamous for her attacks on a number of food companies, including Subway and, most recently, Starbucks. In this latest attack, she has sent thousands of her fans, known as the […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Vs. Big Organic’s Crusade Against GMOs Explained

Last week, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson told people in a short video to “chill out” on the subject of GMOs and as a result, a lot of folks got really upset. As I wrote in response to the initial outrage, I am fully aware that Dr. Tyson is an astrophysicist, not a genetic biologist – […]