Ten Quirky Science Stunts Of The Season – Richard Wiseman

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What Do You Want Out Of A Skeptical Podcast? Let Me Know!

Still got nothing to do for exactly two minutes on a Sunday? Well, it's the last few days to fill in the survey that features over on the Token Skeptic podcast: I’m after basic demographics, what features you enjoy, what episodes you like (or even loathe) and what suggestions you have for the future of the Token Skeptic Podcast. If you have the time – click here to take this simple survey that will help the show in the future. The questions are able to be skipped if you don't want to answer the … [Read more...]

Nathalie Miebach: Art Made Of Storms

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Sunday Morning Survey – Can A Spider Achieve Absolution?

Part of the November Break Series – I’ll be back blogging as usual on December 5th. Absolution is an integral part of the Sacrament of Penance, in Roman Catholicism. The penitent makes a sacramental confession of all mortal sins to a priest and prays an act of contrition. The priest then assigns a penance and imparts absolution in the name of the Trinity, on behalf of Christ Himself, using a fixed sacramental formula. Wikipedia. Very soon it will be an anniversary of an event and it's a difficult … [Read more...]

Sadie Crabtree On Winning Hearts And Minds for Skepticism – At TAM 2011 Las Vegas

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Now On YouTube – The James Randi Show – Cold Fusion and Carl Sagan

The Randi Show is a biweekly video podcast produced by the James Randi Educational Foundation. James Randi himself discusses news from the world of science, pseudoscience, and the paranormal. Plus, he shares some stories from his amazing life. In this episode, Randi explores the latest news in cold fusion. Has it finally been achieved? … [Read more...]

Now You See Her…

Part of the November Break Series – I’ll be back blogging as usual on December 5th. This post originally appeared on Podblack Blog in 2008, for the Scientiae carnival on the theme of 'Added Weight'.  *** Ever felt as if you were completely invisible, no matter how hard you worked or how eager you were to contribute to a shared cause? When is it malice - and when is it just plain being too small and solitary to come to anyone's attention? The email featured a job description - which I couldn't h … [Read more...]

SciTech’s Rescue Exhibition

Rescue - on at Perth's SciTech. … [Read more...]

From Jenner to Wakefield: The Anti-Vaccination Movement

From Jenner to Wakefield: The Anti-Vaccination Movement from Gresham College on FORA.tvThanks to Milton. In 1998 a medical furor broke out when The Lancet published an article by Andrew Wakefield questioning the benefits of the MMR vaccination which was being given unquestioningly to children throughout the UK. … [Read more...]

I’m Not Blogging But I Needed This Right Now

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Simon Page’s Designs For 2011 The International Year Of Chemistry

Part of the November Break Series – I’ll be back blogging as usual on December 5th.At the end of 2009 you might remember that I designed the prints for the International Year of Astronomy which, unexpectedly, was a massive hit and really helped promote a worthwhile campaign. Now we are in 2011 and this year it is the turn of the International Year of Chemistry. ...IYC prints are now available to buy, see individual purchase links below each image or view the entire set at inprnt. Also you can v … [Read more...]


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