Man praying while holding the Bible (Shutterstock.)

This is how religion can be ‘as attractive as heroin’ — and how to treat the addiction

“Here I am, a 51-year old college professor, still smarting from the wounds inflicted by the righteous when I was a child,” reads an anonymous online testimonial. “It is a slow, festering wound, one that smarts every day—in some way or another ..."
Stan the T. Rex at the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum (Facebook.com)

Montana newspaper exposes hilarious ‘facts’ on display at creationist museum

Dinosaurs rode the ark with Noah. People lived 10 times longer in Biblical times because the Earth’s atmosphere had more oxygen then. These are just a few of the wrong-headed “facts” on display at The Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum.
Rachael Bostian, Theresa Hawkins-Stephens and Ramona Bostian

5-year-old dead and brother badly injured in abuse case so horrific that cops needed counseling

A 5-year-old boy died and his 6-year-old brother remains hospitalized after their mother and two other women brutally beat them for stealing food.
Clayton County, Georgia police officer  Grant Kidd (WSB-TV)

BUSTED: Georgia cop caught extorting couple wrongfully arrested after turning in stolen car

"Instances such as this undermine public trust and confidence in our judicial system," said Darryl Scott, who is representing Mike and Michelle Pierce. "Their sense of security has been violated, and they did exactly what they were supposed to do by contacting law enforcement and it backfired."
The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked victory for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at 12 on an index where the current top threat is a Chinese economic "hard landing" rated 20 (AFP Photo/Jim Watson)

Trump supporter attacks Muslim woman with ‘unknown liquid’ after cops fail to act: activists

The victim said that she was approached last week by a woman calling her a “fu*king Muslim” and “fu*king Muslim trash.”
Christopher Taber Depolo (Austin police)

Texas man smashed martini glass into woman’s face after she told him to stop ‘grinding’ on her

Christopher Taber Depolo, 29, of Austin, was arrested after he “grinded” up against a woman then shattered a glass on her face when she tried to make him stop.
Handgun (Shutterstock)

NC couple arrested for waving gun in restaurant after employees get chicken wing order wrong

Clarissa Gagum and her husband, Rasheem Gagum, both 24, were both taken into custody on Thursday after Clarissa became angry that her order was wrong at FU Wangz in Wilmington.
James Rosebush speaks to Fox News about Ronald Reagan (screen grab)

Fox explodes at Will Ferrell comedy about Reagan’s dementia: ‘It’s an attempt to rewrite history’

A Fox & Friends segment on Friday complained that actor Will Ferrell was trying to “rewrite presidential history” because it portrays former President Ronald Reagan as having Alzheimer’s before he left office.
Joshua Reese, Nicholas Hawkins -- (Walker County Sheriff's Department)

Killer of Alabama bisexual teen was having affair with victim and his mom: police

Joshua Adam Reese is accused of killing Nicholas Hawkins and dumping his body in a wooded area in mid February.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) and his wife Melania, pictured on March 3, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) and his wife Melania, pictured on March 3, 2016 (AFP Photo/Chip Somodevilla)

Trump supporters attack journalist with barrage of ‘horrible anti-Semitic sh*t’ for profile of Melania

Journalist Julia Ioffe has experienced this kind of harassment before: in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
Amanda Marie Warfel

Pennsylvania woman responds with racial slurs after neighbors complain about her ‘loud sex’

Amanda Marie Warfel was charged with two misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and one count of harassment after the neighbors complained about the racist abuse.