Monthly Archives: March 2010

Bad Argument of the Week V

Prophecise this! A vague statement by a dotty ol’ geezer on the ‘second coming of Maitreya’ has led to author Raj Patel being eagerly dogged by unwanted cult groupies. Benjamin Creme, the cult-founder whose name is almost as silly as his claims, emerges victorious this week. Continue reading

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Science: there's an app for that! (Part 2)

Part two of my list of favourite iPhone science apps. Continue reading

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Reclaim Open Mindedness!

A call to arms for sceptics – we need to tell the snake oil salesfolk, the psychics and the true believers to be more “open-minded”!

Thats right, we’re starting the campaign to reclaim the term open-minded for science and scepticism because, frankly, thats where it belongs! Continue reading

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Science: There's an app for that… (part 1)

Okay, okay… so, I am enough of an apple geek to own an iPhone.

I am also enough of a science geek to have it decked out with various science and research orientated apps.

In part one of this article, I detail three of my current favourites.
Part two and will be forthcoming soon and I’ll go over another three favourites. Continue reading

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Bad Argument IIII (Or is it IV?)

Jerome Burne, he say “Why stop funding homeopathy on the NHS? What about ineffective drugs?”

James Cole, he say “What about the bad argument award for this week?” Continue reading

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This week’s cartoon from Dario Battisti… Continue reading

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Spoons, Crowns and Cheats

With the northern hemisphere’s biggest rugby tournament over for another year, Keir Liddle takes a look at the psychology behind some of the events of the competition. (Naturally, through thistle-tinted glasses!) Continue reading

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