My Drunk Kitchen – Pizza

I don't endorse anything that happens in this video. Especially not the hat. … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon’s The Cabin In The Woods Trailer

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Skeptics, Women And SkeptiXX – Featuring An Interview With Marian Call

As Pharyngula put it: The blog is We Are SkeptiXX, and the intent is to promote more female representation in the skeptical movement.  Sound familiar? Yes, check out similar sites like SheThought and More Women In Skepticism and Hoyden About Town! I'm keen to support diversity rather than homogeneity when it comes to women's voices in skepticism and I'm pleased to see another site appear. The more the merrier.Unfortunately, this will be the most I blog for a little while. Work has stepped up a … [Read more...]

The Observer Prints Readers’ Editor Non-Apology For #Burzynski Article

What do you think? The readers' editor on… kind hearts and a cruel illness The Observer devoted a page to this story a fortnight ago, presenting it as a first-person piece by Billie's uncle, music writer Luke Bainbridge, although told to another journalist. Yet what was intended as a gripping, human-interest story quickly drew a sustained attack on the paper for apparently offering unquestioning support for a highly controversial cancer treatment, known at antineoplaston therapy. Dorothy Bishop, … [Read more...]

Australian Gay and Lesbian Marriage Equality Rally: Interviews With Kerryn Phelps And Rodney Croome

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Macroprions!

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Have A Very Support-Your-Local Talent And Be Pro-Skeptic Christmas-Gift List

Recently I sent a gift to some friends (in fact two friends, Derek and Swoopy of Skepticality), as a gesture of thanks for the four years that I worked on the SkepTrack at Dragon*Con. I've been backstage for a number of events at that convention, had the opportunity to contribute to panels as both a creator of topics and even a presenter, and I know that it wouldn't have been possible to do that if it wasn't for them.Since the gift I sent them was for an event some time in the future, I … [Read more...]

Two Lesbians Raised A Baby And This Is What They Got – Zach Wahls Speaks About Family

Blogging Break - Back To Regular Writing On December 5th.From the comments:Here’s our interview with Zach about how his life has changed after this speech thrust him into the public eye, what it was like growing up with two mothers, what led him to decide to go and speak before the House of Representatives, and what other young people can do to fight for equality and speak out against intolerance.http://patv.tv/blog/2011/04/06/talking-with-yale-cohn-with-zach-wahls/ … [Read more...]

Phil Plait – An Asteroid Impact Can Ruin Your Whole Day. And Your Species

TEDX Boulder presentation by Dr Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy. … [Read more...]

The William Alma Magic Collection

Thanks to Lawrence Leung for this find. … [Read more...]

Tickets Now On Sale – World Skeptics Convention In Berlin, 2012

Early Announcement: 6th World Skeptics Congress - Ticket sales will be enabled on December 1st, 2011. This is the first announcement of the 6th World Skeptics Congress to be held from May 18 - 20, 2012 in Berlin, Germany,  Hotel Crowne Plaza (Berlin City Centre). The Congress series deals with claims ranging from the paranormal and supernatural to fringe science issues and conspiration theories. Major topics at this event will be science and pseudoscience in education, addressing in particular an … [Read more...]


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