Jesus of Borg

According to NASA, Comet Elenin has broken up. Never very impressive, the comet has fallen apart in its orbit:Latest indications are this relatively small comet has broken into even smaller, even less significant, chunks of dust and ice. This trail of piffling particles will remain on the same path as the original comet, completing its unexceptional swing through the inner solar system this fall.This means that all the panic and godawful singing were a waste of time … OR DOES I … [Read more...]

How To Spot Bullsh!t 2: True Believers

Edward Current continues to explain how to spot bullshit: … [Read more...]

How To Spot Bullsh!t: Question-Sayers

Edward Current on how to spot bullshit:"People who believe in bullshit aren't looking to learn anything. They just want to dazzle you with the same tired old questions that have been answered more times than Alex Trebek." … [Read more...]

Tablo's Birther Problem

You don't normally expect great reporting from an alumni magazine. But the most recent issue of the Stanford Magazine has an article titled The Persecution of Daniel Lee that's quite interesting.Daniel Lee graduated from Stanford University in 2002 with a Masters degree in English, and went on to become a famous rapper and author in Korea under the name "Tablo." However, Korea has recently been rocked by a series of false diploma scandals, and many people began to doubt that Lee had really … [Read more...]

Wonder if this'll shut the birthers up?

Doubt it. … [Read more...]