You might have seen various media stories about Norway being “officially” recognised as the happiest nation on the planet and had not really given it too much thought. For example the Washington Post and CNN and also the BBC. Apparently this all came on what was meant to be the International day […]

How do you measure Happiness? – #InternationalDayOfHappiness


Blasphemers are now apparently being targeted by the Pakistani government … Pakistan has asked Facebook and Twitter to help identify Pakistanis suspected of blasphemy so it can prosecute them or pursue their extradition. Under the country’s strict blasphemy laws, anyone found to have insulted Islam or the prophet Muhammad can be sentenced to […]

What is Blasphemy really all about?




I appear to have a pattern here in which I pick three of the weirdest bits of religious news items from the previous seven days, for example last week here, and the week before here, and the week before that here. Basically the filter is that if it is specifically […]

Top 3 Weekly Weird Religious News items


The UK’s Independent, and others, have latched on to the publication of a new study that claims it has evidence that Atheism is doomed. Basically the claim is that the religious will be able to out breed the non-religious. OK, I’ll bite, let’s take a peek. Atheists at risk of dying out due […]

Claim: “Atheists at risk of dying out” – is this true?


Climate Science Special Report
A legacy of the Obama administration was the production of the Climate Science Special Report. This is a report that is created every four years by the federally funded U.S. Global Change Research Program and is designed to list out exactly how Climate Change is impacting the US. Shortly before the current […]

Climate Science Special Report formally approved – #Climate