#QEDCON is coming up soon and they still have a few tickets available

On 14-16th Oct the grassroots skeptic conference, QEDCon, is taking place in Manchester, UK. Initially started in 2011 by the Merseyside Skeptics Society, in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Skeptics Society, it has been running each and every year. It is a quite mind-expanding weekend, I can personally vouch for that. To attend, it costs £99 … Read more#QEDCON is coming up soon and they still have a few tickets available

Tickets now on sale for #QEDCon in 2015

Once again the fabulous QEDCon returns, and tickets are now on sale. What the heck is QEDCon? Starting in February 2011 the Merseyside Skeptics Society, in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Skeptics Society, began organising and presenting an annual two-day skeptical science festival, QED: Question. Explore. Discover … and that is what is going to … Read moreTickets now on sale for #QEDCon in 2015

#QEDCon and also Sketicamp coming up this weekend folks

QED is a two-day science and skepticism convention taking place at the Palace Hotel in Manchester on Sat 12th and Sun 13th April 2014 – If you have a ticket, then that’s fabulous, I’ll see you there. If you don’t have a ticket, then I have a bit of bad news, all the tickets are gone already. Oh … Read more#QEDCon and also Sketicamp coming up this weekend folks

Egyptian statue moves by itself … is it “possessed” or is it something else?

It has gone a bit viral, a 4000 Year Old Egyptian statue in a Manchester museum in the UK has been reported to be moving on its own, and so now everybody is chipping in with suggestions. OK, so when I say statue, I’m not talking life-size, it is only a 10-inch tall statue of … Read moreEgyptian statue moves by itself … is it “possessed” or is it something else?

#QEDcon – favorite tweets

Below are some of my favorite #QEDcon tweets. I collected them at random points during the past two days, then distilled down to what you see here. What you find below are those that I thought were cool, or simply made me laugh. I’ve not scanned all tweets, so please, if I missed anything cool, or funny, please do drop it into the comments below and I’ll add an update to the list.

So here they are … enjoy …

These were collected during Day 1

acallister acallister – Excessive rain + room full of nerds = wet dog smell. Mmm… my hangover will love this. #qedcon

lordmauve Daniel Pope – Dear acetaldehyde, Kindly vacate my bloodstream. Love and kisses, Dan #qedcon

Lee_Symes Lee Symes – Sitting beside a Dalek hopping it is #qedcon remember “don’t retreat – reload”!

MaryRPerkins Mary Perkins – Someone’s brought their pet #Dalek to #QEDcon, excellent! It’s not one made by @doctorstewie. Is it a skeptical Dalek?

xorandorx xorandorx by christheneck Arse! The joy of left hand love. #qedcon

DonnaMPage Donna Page @profbrucehood now playing with grenades. #qedcon

psweetman Pauline Sweetman – Anthropomorphism, essentialism, dead hand of Plato – this is educational stuff. Ooh, now onto Barbarella #QEDcon

shiroboshi Marc – Just watched a video of Bruce Hood blowing up a Teddy Bear

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Countdown to QED

QED (Question Explore Discover) is a two-day science and skepticism conference taking place in the Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, UK on the 5th-6th February 2011 … thats just over 4 days away. If interested … its £99 for the weekend, but they also have 1 day passes. Speakers include Steven Novella  – Beloved by skeptics across … Read moreCountdown to QED