Archives for June 2012

Little Kitten – Alien – Chest Burster Scene – Kids Swede Movies

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Now Out At CSICOP’s Curiouser And Curiouser – Creationism, Nessie And Christian Education!

If you're not a regular reader of my blog (or only have a passing awareness of my podcast, Token Skeptic - yes, same name!), then you can do yourself a favour and get my favourite (and the best!) interviews in print form over at the CSICOP website in a column called Curiouser and Curiouser!This month's is with Jonny Scaramanga, where we set everyone straight about Creationism, Accelerated Christian Education, and the Loch Ness Monster.Jonny Scaramanga is an UK independent musician, singer, s … [Read more...]

Perth Skeptics / Atheists Meetup On Sunday July 8th

Perth Atheists and Perth Skeptics are having a joint lunch event on:Sunday July 8 at 1pm at The Oxford, corner of Oxford St and Anzac Rd, Leederville.To RSVP join Perth Atheists and attend the event at either … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – The Star Wars I Used To Know (Gotye Parody)

Thanks to Dr Pamela Gay for this find. … [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins “Now Praise Intelligent Design” – Global Atheist Convention 2012 #atheistcon

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The Launch Of Secular Women – US First National Organisation For Non-Believing Women

The launch of Secular Women - the first organization in the U.S. focusing exclusively on the interests of non-religious women. Edit - YouTube video just released!  The  According to a press release, Secular Women, Inc., is debuting as the United States’ first national membership organization devoted solely to pushing the agenda of non-believing women. Because many atheist groups have a tough time attracting and keeping the attention of women, Secular Women, Inc. will work … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Starcraft Dance Choreography by LeagueLess

Do the Zergling!0:16 – Nydus Worm 0:19 – Marauders 0:25 – Pylon and 2 cannons 0:36 – 2 Zerglings (DRG Style) 0:46 – Unimpressed Flash (God) 1:16 – Marine 1:26 – Mutalisks 1:46 – (ending) Fusion Core dance! … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – David Eagleman On The Science Of De-(And Re-) Humanisation

Relevant to class discussions today. … [Read more...]

We Oppose Critical Thinking – The Republican Party of Texas GOP (You Don’t Say…)

Today, I finished the discussions we were having about cultural relativism, before tomorrow's introduction to teleological ethics. Bentham, Mill and so forth. One of the examples that was raised in class was that of corporal punishment for children. We were terribly pleased that it's no longer a common practice and that time and a greater understanding of what constitutes effective discipline has wised us up.Critical thinking skills. Philosophy. Respect for young people. Kiss them goodbye … [Read more...]

Get Moon Mapping! Boop ALL the Craters For Science!

You're stressed? YOU'RE stressed? Well, not me - because earlier in the year I signed up to the email alerts from Cosmo Quest: We need a BIG PUSH to get some much needed crater data for a conference in mid-July. Also, if you are going to #TAM2012, help us recruit new CosmoQuesters in person! Email It's funny how spending ten minutes circling a bunch of grey lumps and tagging them as "WFT?" (What Fermi That?) can do wonders for your grey matter.Internet issues? … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Awesome Slo-Mo Levitating Slinkys

Or is it "Slinkies"? I don't know! I do know that I interviewed Derek Muller, the man behind Veritasium for the Token Skeptic a little while back on science, videos and educating via YouTube - so, this one is for Joey. … [Read more...]