Archives for May 2012

Cosmetics Myths At CSICOP And New Podcast On The Self Illusion!

You may have noticed that I'm not blogging. In fact, the images to text ratio on my pages are distinctly skewed towards "I don't have any spare time"!But, sir, I do have a note, sir - this is because when I'm not:* Completing 3000-4000 word assignments on topics like Psychosocial Factors contributing to Eating Disorders or statistical analysis of sports scores to ascertain what it tells me about Reactance Theory and Learned Helplessness Theory; * Digging through what's left of my Global … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Mike Birbiglia’s Fresh Air 2 – This American Life LIVE

Note - there's screenings of This American Life Live world-wide, including Australia. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Melvin the Mini Machine

...I've got a lot of travelling coming up, after all.Conveniently built in two old suitcases, Melvin the Mini Machine is a Rube Goldberg machine specifically designed to travel the world. Each time Melvin fully completes a run, he ‘signs’ a postcard and sticks a stamp to it - making it ready to be sent. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Pencilhead

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Little Kitten – Bengal Cat Meets New Kitten

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Little Kitten – Harry Potter and the Order of Phlebotomists

A new blood type test has been developed that takes a page right out of Tom Riddle’s diary:"The paper device was printed with a hydrophobic reagent (compounds that repel water) except for the areas marked with the blood type letters. The team then introduced antibodies into each letter, for example, antibody A into letter A, antibody B into letter B. A blood sample was then added into all the letters, mixed with corresponding antibodies and rinsed with a saline solution. If the red blood cel … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Bruce Hood On All In Our Minds (New Book The Self Illusion Now Out!)

Look out for the interview with Professor Bruce Hood on the Token Skeptic, later today! … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Brian Eno On Music And The Visual Arts

Brian Eno speaks about the evolution of music and the visual arts and how they converged historically in the 20th century.Brian Eno lecture from vedomstvo on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Using Sand To See Sounds

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The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters – Out On May 10th

Last year I interviewed the author of The Geek Manifesto, Mark Henderson, during my time in the UK with QEDCon: Token Skeptic #55 – On The Geek Manifesto – Interview With Mark Henderson.His book is hitting the shops tomorrow, on Thursday May 10! Today, Wednesday, May 9, he's talking about the book at lunchtime at the RSA in London — at 1pm London where it'll also be streamed live online (in about an hour and a half from my posting this).Whether we want to improve education or cut crime, to … [Read more...]

Maurice Sendak’s Interview With Colbert

The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive … [Read more...]