Archives for January 22, 2010

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Are the Skepchicks too sexy? (UPDATED)

I recently posted an appeal to support the upcoming skeptical track at the Minneapolis CONvergence organized by The Skepchicks, a group of hip female skeptical activists and some guys. The first comment on that post was a stern admonition that one might not want to support “understanding of science and scepticism” by donating to this…

Bible Verse Rifle Scope Problem Solved

The general told them to stop. The manufacturer agreed. Fox news is now calling the US Armed Forces unpatriotic. Or something.

Remember this? Divining sticks that consist essentially of an antenna not even attached to a radio (which might make it slihgtly useful for listening to music and stuff), and costing between 16 and 60 THOUSAND DOLLARS each, are being used as the main technology for detecting bombs at check points staffed by the Iraqi army.…

All White Basketball League

Southern white racists in the US think of themselves as a repressed minority. Which, probably, they should be. Note the use of the word “fundamental” in this context.