$100 million effort to listen for aliens has published its first results.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists $100 million effort to listen for aliens has published its first results. In July of 2015, Breakthrough Initiatives — a non-profit dedicated to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence, founded by Yuri Milner — announced the creation of Breakthrough Listen. A 10-year initiative costing $100 million, this program was aimed at using the […]

Read more "$100 million effort to listen for aliens has published its first results."

Bonobos Use the Power of Female Friendship to Overthrow Male Hierarchy.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Bonobos Use the Power of Female Friendship to Overthrow Male Hierarchy. Having an “object to be loved and played with,” “someone to take care of the house,” and the “charms of music and female chit-chat.” These are some of the pros of holy matrimony, according to celebrated naturalist and hopeless romantic Charles […]

Read more "Bonobos Use the Power of Female Friendship to Overthrow Male Hierarchy."

Irish police drop Stephen Fry blasphemy investigation due to ‘lack of outraged people’

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists  Irish police drop Stephen Fry blasphemy investigation due to ‘lack of outraged people’ An Irish police investigation into allegedly blasphemous comments made by Stephen Fry has been dropped after detectives decided there were not enough people who had been outraged by the remarks. Police launched an investigation into the presenter, author and […]

Read more "Irish police drop Stephen Fry blasphemy investigation due to ‘lack of outraged people’"

If People Talked About Other Things the Way They Talked About Gender Identity.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists  If People Talked About Other Things the Way They Talked About Gender Identity. Fiction: “It’s either a short story or a novel. There’s no such thing as a novella.” Subatomic particles: “Now they’re saying they discovered ‘tetraquarks’ and ‘pentaquarks’. How many combinations of quarks are there? I can’t even keep up these […]

Read more "If People Talked About Other Things the Way They Talked About Gender Identity."

Scientology facilities close after police find patients held as prisoners inside.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Scientology facilities close after police find patients held as prisoners inside. A series of psychiatric facilities operated by the Church of Scientology in Cannon County, Tennessee were raided this week by police after they were alerted about patients being held against their will. The Cannon Courier reported that tiny cabins and a […]

Read more "Scientology facilities close after police find patients held as prisoners inside."