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Atheism starts its megachurch: Is it a religion now?

<b>(Artur Bogacki via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The non-religious Assembly is perhaps the fastest growing church in the world — and it’s coming to a mall near you<p>Katie Engelhart<p>September 22, 2013 10:59am (UTC)<p>Organized Atheism is now a franchise.<p>Yesterday, The Sunday Assembly—the London-based “Atheist …

Microsoft submits dispute against Xbox One domain squatter

Domain squatters are pesky folks who strive to nab up as many domain names as they can that take advantage of another entity’s trademark for the …

Lamborghini Egoista Concept: Time to Mortgage the Mansion(s) - Technabob

Continuing its long tradition of creating vehicles that mere mortals can’t even dream of affording, Lamborghini has unveiled the Egoista concept, …

What's the creepiest passage in literature?

At <i>The Atlantic</i>, Joe Fassler votes for an infamous passage from Cormac McCarthy's <i>The Road</i>:<p>He started down the rough wooden steps. He ducked his head …

Joe Biden Sees 'No Legal Reason' Why We Can't Tax Violent Video Games

I’m not exactly sure why a closed door meeting about gun legislation would be held with Joe Biden and 20 religious representatives, unless we’re finally admitting that people love guns so fervently in the US, it is a kind of religion here in and of itself.<p>It should be no surprise that these …

Apple Hopes to Add Samsung’s Galaxy S4 to Patent Litigation Pig Pile

Add another Samsung device to the ever-lengthening list of smartphones that Apple alleges infringe its intellectual property.<p>This week, Apple — …

Vermont OKs assisted suicide bill

The approval of an assisted suicide bill in Vermont brings to a close a 10-year battle in the state over the issue and delivers the third state-level victory for advocates seeking to advance the policy nationwide.<p>But the national implications for the bill — which won legislative approval Monday …

2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid bulldozed for roadworks

A "vigorous" investigation has been launched after one of the largest Mayan pyramids in Belize was bulldozed for a road project.<p>The Ministry of Tourism and Culture expressed outrage at the demolition of the Nohmul complex in northern Belize to extract crushed rock for the road project. It said it …

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Minnesota Bridge Lit to Celebrate Passage of Gay Marriage Law

Last night, the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis was lit to celebrate gay marriage coming to Minnesota. Considering that we were worried back in November …