Token Skeptic Transcript – Burzynski And Skeptical Bloggers At CSICOP’s Curiouser And Curiouser

Now out on the Curiouser and Curiouser column on the CSICOP website - a transcript of the Token Skeptic podcast episode that featured UK's Andy Lewis of Quackometer:On Stanislaw Burzynski, the Streisand Effect, and Standing Up for Skeptical Bloggers Kylie Sturgess:  Who is Stanislaw Burzynski? Andy Lewis:  Well, that’s a very good question. As far as I can understand, he’s a doctor based in Texas who a number of years ago came up with an idea that certain sorts of chemicals were missing from ca … [Read more...]

Omni-Directional Spider Robot (And It Likes Teddy Bears)

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Meryl Dorey Of The AVN – Appearance On National Indigenous Radio Service (NIRS)

Appearing on the 98.9 Queensland radio station - an Indigenous, government funded radio station - Meryl Dorey is now advising the listeners in rural and remote areas on vaccinations.Here's some of the transcript that I've made: Tiga Bayles: Today I have an interesting guest with an interesting topic; we're talking about freedom of speech, the right to make free and informed decisions or give free and informed consent. We're not talking about just black fellas today or First Nation peoples w … [Read more...]

The Spielberg Face

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Monday Morning Muse – One For My Homegirls Out There

Notice the picture? Get filming!Oh - and this? THIS is the most amazing blog-post on Bigfoot I've ever read. Seriously. Go check it out: Sasquatch watchers following Bigfoot blogs for the latest news on their favorite subject - "New on this scene in the last few years is the community of Bigfoot bloggers... "This blog-post is for certain relatives of the female persuasion who ALL. Have. Birthdays. this time of the year. Yeesh.I am putting a dash of tomato sauce on a slice of toast, k … [Read more...]

Infographic: The Case For Girls And How Advertising Could Help

I like posting these; there's been a few that have caught my eye in the past as a "clever idea" (certainly the one on the great vaccination debate - and who can go past XKCD's laborious efforts to get across complex topics like the economy visually?)This one, however, has had an interesting impact (note - click to embiggen):"The response to Fast Company's recent feature story, "The Case for Girls," has been incredible. First, digital agency AKQA's mock ad campaign became a real-life call to … [Read more...]

Singing Hedgehogs For Christmas

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Sunday Morning Survey – Should Christmas Be For Everyone (With A Little Calvin And Hobbes)?

Sunday Morning Survey - Up Early Because A Friend Is Having Birthday Brunch In About Two Hours And I Am Going To Collapse For The Rest Of The Day So I Might As Well Exercise The Brain Cells At Least Once Before Then.Someone in the comments (hello!) for another post was rather surprised and thrilled to notice that I referenced Alom Shaha. In fact, Alom Shaha is coming to my home town, to the Perth Writers Festival - so do subscribe to this blog's feed and to Alom's Twitter stream to keep up to … [Read more...]

Penn & Teller And Tim Minchin On The Royal Variety Performance

First - Penn & Teller......then Tim Minchin. … [Read more...]

#QEDCon – Another Donated Ticket Offer Open

Hayley Stevens has been a marvel at getting people to attend QEDCon; she's already run several successful fundraising efforts since late September to get as many skeptics on low-incomes to the science event QEDcon (held in Manchester next March 10th & 11th) as she can.Now there's a first-in offer that's open to disabled persons (or people), as a gesture by Chris (aka 'Gonz Blinko') who can no longer attend QEDCon: Rather than getting people to apply for these tickets that’ll be won by so … [Read more...]

JEDI NINJAS FOR THE WIN

Thanks to Josh for this find.Facebook link.'Jedi Ninjas' a Team2X production. Directed by James Mark and Justin Lovell. Concept & produced by James Mark and Yung Lee (GakAttack). Action Designed by and Featuring Team2x. Visual FX by Yung Lee (GakAttack) … [Read more...]


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