Link round-up for 15 June 2014
Best bus ad for a zoo ever.
Once homosexuality has won full acceptance, here's a new frontier in forbidden love.
How did kids survive the 1970s? Especially when adults had other things on their minds (both found via Mendip).
Translation is difficult. A satisfactory Arabic version of Frozen proved practically impossible.
Here's what really scares the enemy.
The story of Jonah epitomizes the absurdity of the Bible.
The blog "Mr. Apostate" is apparently no longer updated, but has some amusing religionized comics.
Look what Fox dragged in to attack Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
The hard right wing's image of Obama is totally delusional.
Liberal Christian sects in the US have long been shrinking, and now the same is happening to the conservative ones. But Oklahoma Republican Scott Esk is a real Christian.
Republican-leaning gays, read this, and know how the people you're sucking up to despise you.
This week was the 50th anniversary of the scariest comedy ever (found via Mendip).
A Texas blogger challenges conventional wisdom on the Governor's race there.
Here are some photos of D-Day sites, then and now.
The Tuam Catholic dead-baby scandal just gets worse, with illegal medical experimentation now revealed (link from Shaw Kenawe) and suspicions of thousands of similar child deaths in Catholic institutions across Ireland.
Half the population of Britain now claims no religion (and doubtless many of the rest are Christian-or-whatever in name only), and even most marriages are no longer done in churches.
The Russian city of Volgograd may vote on regaining its historic name -- Stalingrad.
Kaveh Mousavi interviews another Iranian atheist.
The ISIS conquest of northern Iraq has been accompanied by mass beheadings (found via Lady Atheist).
In another alarming step away from secular democracy, India arrests students for publishing an insulting picture of the country's new leader. Meanwhile, Akin syndrome continues to spread among Indian politicians, and the police are even worse.
All these animals are in imminent danger of extinction.