Archives for May 2012

Token Skeptic Best-Of And On Education And Pseudoscience At The JREF’s Swift! #6WSC12

I wrote the blogpost for the latest Token Skeptic podcast - my second "Best Of" compilation... and accidentally set it to be auto-timed to appear in the middle of the conference, before I had a chance to upload it. Whoops.HOWEVER!It's now finally out at Episode One Hundred And Twenty – On Token Skepticism – The Best Of (Yet Again) and it features clips from interviews I've done over the +120 shows I've created:On Tribal Science – With Michael McRae On Sexism, Skepticism And Civility Online … [Read more...]

Safe, Happy In Berlin (Rather Cold Though!) #6WSC12

Just a quick (quick!) note - I have arrived in Berlin for the World Skeptics Congress and I'm still kind of getting over jet-lag. Because there's no wifi at the conference hotel (I think?) I'm restricted with blogging, et al, but I'll try when I can. This also means I'll be turning off comments on the site, as I can't moderate anything easily and have no time/access to interact (it seems fairer that way). I think it will also help me focus on the work I'll be doing here, as I'm doing a … [Read more...]

Carol Tavris At TAM 2011

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Playlist En Route To Berlin

Well, it's a long trip on a plane to the other side of the world...One of the nicest things about travelling, is that it gives me a chance to listen to music while trundling through terminals with luggage and do some Pilates in empty departure lounge in order to unkink my muscles.The Police and "Canary in a Coalmine" - I'll listen to this when I'm hauling arse from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3, Heathrow:Feel free to stretch along with me - I'll be in the air for about 18 hours, after … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – The Sounds Of The Avengers

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Little Kitten – Scamworld

Full article about the documentary at The Verge. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Disassembled

Even superheros have a bad day every once in a while. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Build Your Own Sasquatch Tracker!

This one is for Doubtful News, with the hope that future Sasquatch hunting finds will be as cute. Head to the 12 minute mark to see the eventual product that these 'hunters' created. … [Read more...]

Be A Firefly Fan And Help KickStart Science – With Evolution In Action At The Token Skeptic Podcast!

I have to admit, the most recent episode of the Token Skeptic podcast is a little time sensitive... because you can get your very own glowing thank-you message or even bacteria named after you if you're quick to donate to SCIENCE!Head over to check out the show at Episode One Hundred And Nineteen – On Evolution In Action With Brilliant Bioluminescence – Interview With Siouxsie Wiles, so you can be a part of one of the most fascinating (and a vital contribution to world health) New Zealand inves … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day – With The Mothers Of Invention

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention - Montana. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Fashion In The Year 2000

Well, the high Amy Winehouse-style hair was right and the high heels weren't far off from Lady Gaga's... and men are equipped with a telephone AND a radio AND a coin holder AND has candy for us ladies! Woo hoo! … [Read more...]