Einstein's 'God letter' for sale on eBay

A letter written by Albert Einstein in which he gives his views on religion is to be auctioned on eBay next week.

Welcome to Twilight - the religion

We all know Star Wars fans take the Force quite seriously, with some even defining their Jedi beliefs as a full-fledged religion.

Sweden recognizes file sharing as official religion

They're tolerant folk in Sweden - and if you want proof, here comes the news that file sharing is now an official religion there.

The Force of the Jedi

Obi-Wan's rather eloquent description of the Force was definitely a classic moment in the original Star Wars film.

Research says religion helps traumatic brain injury victims

Hardcore non-believers won’t like this one. New research shows that religion has a real world use for traumatic brain injury victims.

Apple fandom is 'religious belief'

In a documentary screened by the BBC this week, neuroscientists suggest that Apple fans see the company's products in much the same way as religious people perceive their sacred icons.

Religion's doomed in many countries, say mathematicians

Religion's on its way out in every one of nine countries studied by a team of scientists.

Microsoft: Sexual orientation now allowed on Xbox Live

Microsoft has updated its rather extensive Xbox Live "Code of Conduct" to allow the inclusion of race, nationality, religion and sexual orientation in Gamertags and profiles.