Hark, is that a new YouTube video I see? Why yes, it is! And about time too, I should think.
While I don’t usually complain about things, I thought the time was right. Plus, I needed a topic. So… if you have any requests for videos that I should make, feel free to email me or post a comment somewhere on this site with your topic. Overcoming that idea-hurdle is always appreciated.
MY DEAR SIR,
The accompanying papers, which we have the honour of communicating to the Internet, and which all related to the same subject, viz. the Laws which affect the Production of Skepticism, Science, and Critical Thinking, contain the results of the investigations of an indefatigable blogging skeptic, Mr. Jack Scanlan. The gentleman having, independently and unknown to himself, conceived the same very ingenious theory as himself to account for the appearance and perpetuation of science and of specific forms of skepticism on our planet, and does fairly claim the [...]
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On the 18th of June, the 113th edition of the famed Skeptic’s Circle blog carnival was hosted at The Uncredible Hallq, featuring posts from great skeptical blogs you might know like Podblack Cat and Action Skeptics.
On the 2nd of July, the 114th edition of the Skeptic’s Circle will be hosted here, at Homologous Legs. This is the first time I’ve hosted such a celebrated carnival before, so it would be safe to say that I’m slightly nervous. But hopefully I’ll get [...]
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Sorry about the title, but you’ve got to take the opportunity to do that when it arises. Just be grateful that I didn’t use a paraphilia like I did before.
Skeptics who are “hip” with all the recent news related to the movement will probably know all about what’s happening with Simon Singh, one of the authors of the book Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial. Simon is being sued by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for libel, relating to claims he made in an article he [...]
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Over one hundred people turned up! Pretty good for a six-month old podcast.
Last night, the Young Australian Skeptics were lucky enough to host a night of talks and musical comedy by Richard Saunders, Dr. Rachael Dunlop and Dave the Happy Singer, at the Elizabeth Murdoch lecture theater at Melbourne University. Here’s just some of the photos taken of the event.
(More photos and info after the jump!)
Reposted from the Sceptics’ Book of Pooh-Pooh
What will happen when the YAS and the Skeptic Zone finally meet?
Will they all spontaneously combust?
Will their creative energies combine to create a super massive black hole?
Will it come to pass that the age-old Melbourne/Sydney rivalry can never be resolved?
Or will the Sydney team finally discover that Jack Scanlan is in fact a retired professor of archeaology moonlighting as a 17 year old genius in a TIKTAALIK hoodie?
Find out soon, [...]
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Kylie Sturgess from Podblack Cat recently alerted me, via Twitter, of a new project headed by Daniel Loxton, of Junior Skeptic fame, entitled “What Do I Do Next? – Leading Skeptics Discuss 105 Practical Ways to Promote Science and Advance Skepticism”
It’s a monster, 68-page PDF that is an edited panel discussion between 13 well-known skeptics, including Kylie herself (also from the Skeptic Zone podcast), Karen Stollznow (the editor of the Australian Skeptics Skeptic magazine), Jay Novella (from the Skeptics Guide to the Universe[...]
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