Since the Digital Cuttlefish has already posted about Adam Savage's speech at the Reason Rally being on YouTube, here's a series by David Singer. He was in the crowd for the event and has several interviews and clips from the Reason Rally online, which you can find as a list, here. Video streaming by Ustream … [Read more...]
Thanks Josh, for this find! I even teared up a little... mostly due to memories I have of former owners of Boxer dogs and how much they meant to them. Oh well. … [Read more...]
New Curiouser And Curiouser About “An Honest Liar” – And New Classroom Modules For Teaching Skeptically!
This will be one of several sporadic updates - because despite claims that the FTB site will be minus updates because of a convention, I don't think that thirty-two bloggers in total will have nothing to say over this weekend. Not when there's at least two items of cool news I have for you! [...Except in the highly unlikely situation that someone trips over the server and the site disappears into the ether, or kids insert peanut butter sandwiches into the disk drives of the non-Reason Rally … [Read more...]
Starts on Saturday 25th March, 7:30pm on ABC1. … [Read more...]
Token Skeptic podcast, episode #113 (I can hardly believe it myself...) is out! A bonus for this episode is featured - the start of the show is by Doubtful News, a ten-minute broadcast of some of the hit weird and wonderful stories that are in the media this month. Many thanks to Sharon Hill and check out the official site at http://doubtfulnews.com. Best of all, you’ll be able to see Sharon and many others in person at the forthcoming Amazing Meeting 2012 from July 12-15th. The show … [Read more...]
I'm certain you would have read about this on a number of news sites by now ("Newspapers Pull Doonesbury Strip", or "Doonesbury on Ultrasound as 'Rape'" or even "Doonesbury ultrasound ‘rape’ cartoon series stirs controversy; newspapers spike"). Here is a link to some of the cartoons in question. Back on March 11th on Gawker, for example: Political comic strip Doonesbury will debut an abortion storyline next week, with a particular focus on the Texas law requiring pregnant women to … [Read more...]