Bad Universe

The secret is out. The skeptic astronomer, Phil Plate, had a super secret project that is now in the public domain. He has been working on a fabulous new Discovery channel series, here is a preview. It feels a bit like “Death from the skies” meets “Mythbusters”, lots of practical real science that de-bunks the … Read more

Strike

Wow … PZ of Pharyngula over at Science Blogs has gone on strike. There appears to be a lot of discontent with the way the Seed media is running the show. Many Bloggers have left … PZ now on strike … I wonder what comes next? Pharyngula Evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a … Read more

Skeptic Heroes

At TAM-8 (The Amazing Meeting) in Las Vegas during July 2010, there was a truly amazing opportunity to meet some skeptic heroes. Going from Left to right you can see D.J. Grothe, Ken Frazier, Ray Hyman, James Randi and Paul Kurtz. There were of course many other fabulous folks there who also fall well inside … Read more

Skeptical Quote

Lets start with a skeptical quote for the day: In religion and politics people’s beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth … Read more