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TopFinds: Atheist wants children to read Bible, the naked shopper

Posted May 25, 2012 by David Silverberg
Renowned atheist Richard Dawkins wants all children to be given Bibles. A woman goes shopping naked in the U.S. but why? Canada approves historic stem-cell drug. These are the top stories on DigitalJournal.com.
Celebrated atheist/author Richard Dawkins
Celebrated atheist/author Richard Dawkins
Atheist Foundation of Australia
As we do every week on Friday, we've collected the top stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on marine news and also kept us updated on atheist news, naked paintings of prime ministers, horrific crimes involving washing machines, the American Idol champ and much more.
We also highlight some of major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on DigitalJournal.com, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site. You can also check out this Group to keep on top of trending articles making headlines daily.

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International Space Station news
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Top Digital Journal Reports

Atheists protest Ten Commandments monument in Florida (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Sean Fraser
A group of atheists descended upon the small town of Starke, Florida to protest the erection of a monument of the Ten Commandments in front of the Bradford County Courthouse.
Brandi Braschler  board director for the Humanists of Florida Association embraces her separation of...
Brandi Braschler, board director for the Humanists of Florida Association embraces her separation of church and state protest sign.
Owner of dog killed with machete left helpless in seeking justice (Includes interview) by Ernest Dempsey
Police, media, animal rights organizations, all seem to be leaving alone the owner of brutally killed dog in Alamo, Texas, while he seeks justice for his canine friend.
Review: 2013 Subaru Outback - An all-season on/off road drive (Includes first-hand account) by Kyle Busch
This article reviews the 2013 Subaru Outback a highly practical crossover that can handle any kind of weather. Additionally, Subarus currently has the best resale value in the automotive industry.
Sasha Alexander examines the heart & soul of 'Rizzoli & Isles' (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Earl Dittman
For the past two summers, actresses Sasha Alexander and Angie Harmon have proven that two heads are better than one in the hit drama series Rizzoli & Isles. This summer, the duo is back, both on DVD and on TNT for Season Three of Rizzoli & Isles.
Sasha Alexander as Maura Isles and Angie Harmon as Jane Rizzoli in  Rizzoli & Isles
Sasha Alexander as Maura Isles and Angie Harmon as Jane Rizzoli in 'Rizzoli & Isles'
Warner Bros.
Kath Lingenfelter on the writing life and her years on House (Includes interview) by Mindy Peterman
Kath Lingenfelter learned much from her two years writing for the hit medical drama. Now that the series has ended, it's time to move on.

Top Images

Citrawarna Malaysia parade in Kuala Lumpur
Citrawarna Malaysia parade in Kuala Lumpur
Former Carriage House of Oatlands  plantation. Today it is a gift shop and teas are held in the cent...
Former Carriage House of Oatlands' plantation. Today it is a gift shop and teas are held in the center portion of the building.
Dangi with cake and an attractive blond lady  called Paris from Planet Cake  the company that made t...
Dangi with cake and an attractive blond lady, called Paris from Planet Cake, the company that made the Dangi cake.
Darth Vader and the 501st Legion paraded around Big Wow! Comic Fest in San Jose.
Darth Vader and the 501st Legion paraded around Big Wow! Comic Fest in San Jose.

In the Media

Richard Dawkins: 'I want all our children to read the Bible' by Yukio Strachan
Arch-atheist Richard Dawkins, who argues that the God of the Old Testament is a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser, thinks the government's plan to send a free copy of the King James Bible to every state school in England is a great idea.
Today's Google Doodle lets you play synthesizer in Moog tribute by David Silverberg
On Google's home page, you can play on a synth complete with a four-track recorder and the ability to save your freestyle musicianship. The front-page Doodle honours the 78th birthday of the late Robert Moog, the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.
Lingerie worker sues boss who fired her because she was 'too hot' by JohnThomas Didymus
A woman says she is suing a lingerie company that fired her because she was "too hot" to work for the company. Laura Odes says her boss at Native Intimates, a Fifth Avenue garment business owned by Orthodox Jews, told her that her breasts were too big.
Unidentified man survives plunge over Niagara Falls by Leigh Goessl
Monday morning a man plunged over Niagara Falls and fell approximately 55 meters (180 feet), landing in the lower Niagara River basin. Somehow, he survived the horrific fall.
Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls
Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls
North Carolina teacher: Saying bad things about Obama is a crime by Arthur Weinreb
According to the teacher, anyone saying nasty things about the president can end up charged with a crime, just like the people who spoke ill of George W. Bush did. Mitt Romney on the other hand, is fair game.
Video: Man puts son in washing machine, panics as prank backfires by JohnThomas Didymus
A man shoved his son into a washing machine as a joking response to a sign that said "Junior wash $2.95." But the washing machine didn't know it was just a prank. Panic followed as the auto-lock mechanism initiated and a washing cycle began.
Video: New York woman, Barbara Lafleur, goes shopping naked by JohnThomas Didymus
A woman in Saratoga Springs, New York, went shopping in her birthday suit Tuesday. Barbara Lafleur was caught on security camera walking casually through the aisles in two shops. According to DA James Murphy, she said she was "expressing her freedom."
Canada approves historic life-saving stem-cell drug for children by Yukio Strachan
Canada has become the first country to greenlight the world’s first approved drug that has stem cells as its active ingredient, offering hope to children suffering from an extremely painful disease that kills up to 80 percent of children affected.
Video: Audio of couple having noisy sex becomes Internet hit by JohnThomas Didymus
An amorous couple in a flat in Salford, Greater Manchester, have been shot to Internet stardom after their sleepless neighbor recorded the noise of them having vigorous and noisy sex and posted the audio online.
Transgendered beauty queen makes history at Miss Universe Canada by Yukio Strachan
Jenna Talackova made history last night becoming the first-ever transgendered beauty queen to compete in the Miss Universe Canada pageant.
Ontario artist features Canadian Prime Minister in nude portrait by Andrew Moran
Are you interested in having a nude painting of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper hanging in your living room? A portrait of the Conservative leader titled "Emperor Haute Couture" by Kingston-based artist Margaret Sutherland is selling for $5,000.
Canadian Prime Minister in a nude portrait by Margaret Sutherland
Canadian Prime Minister in a nude portrait by Margaret Sutherland
Margaret Sutherland
Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons ‘comes out as gay’ by Mathew Wace Peck
News outlets are reporting that Jim Parsons, who stars as Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, has come out as gay in an article in the New York Times.
Jessica Sanchez, Philip Philips set new record in American Idol by Leo Reyes
Jessica Sanchez and Philip Philips have set a new record for American Idol after host Ryan Seacrest announced it has received 132 million votes from online TV viewers during the show finale held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California
Philip Philips wins 'American Idol' crown by Leo Reyes
Philip Philips has captured the heart and votes of millions of TV viewers of the popular singing talent show 'American Idol' by giving him majority vote over 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez to win the 2012 American Idol crown

Top Blogs

Making a Difference in the World with a Smile by Mindy Allan
A smile is one of the most powerful gestures on planet earth...
Make money for posting comments? by Andrew Moran
Who would have thought that you could make money from participating in forums? A couple of years ago, I worked for a...
Antimicrobial Properties of Garlic Compounds by Tim Sandle
The following journal reference is of interest: Reference: X. Lu, B.A. Rasco, J.M.F. Jabal, D.E. Aston, M. Lin, and...

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