#QEDcon – Random notes, Pictures & tweets from Sunday

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome Back Replay of the QED Intro clip then Matt Parker does his bit. 10:10 Cara Santa Maria – Science, Skepticism, and Atheism (Oh My!): My Modest Attempt to Improve the American Media Landscape Cara introduces us to what she does as a science communicator and then lays out the path she took to … Read more#QEDcon – Random notes, Pictures & tweets from Sunday

Weird Claims: Pastor went to heaven and came back with pictures

When it comes to truly weird claims then this one is way out into the ocean of weirdness and has left the distant shore of reality a rapidly fading memory. It concerns Prophet Mboro of The Incredible Happenings Ministries (the hint of what is to come is perhaps in the name that sets expectations here). So “Prophet … Read moreWeird Claims: Pastor went to heaven and came back with pictures

The promotion of fake pictures to establish an Islamic conspiracy claim

The above picture is doing the rounds. If in fact you google the image, you will discover that it is all over the place as “evidence” that ISIS are really being run secretly by the US army. As an example, here is a posting of the above on Facebook, that comes with the following text … … Read moreThe promotion of fake pictures to establish an Islamic conspiracy claim

A few sample pictures from #TAM2014

Having taken lots of pictures, I’ve taken a quick glance and plucked out a sample of six … (feel fee to help yourself). First, we have the Amazing one … … and of course it is George Hrab, who has done a fabulous job filling in dead air with laptops refuse to play … Marriette … Read moreA few sample pictures from #TAM2014