Archives for May 23, 2010

Aquaman To the Rescue!

But seriously …

Skeptically Speaking’s Massimo Pigliucci interview is now on line here. He talks about his book: Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk

Kelly McCullough, author of the Raverin series (starting with WebMage of fantasy/science fiction and dealing with artificial intelligence, magical computer technology, and mythology) will be making a local appearance here in the Twin Cities. Those of you who have followed the Twin Cities Creation Science Fair story already know the place: Har Mar Shopping Center.…

As long as “anything” includes being a total dumb-ass:

A “falsehood” is a belief held by a number of people that is in some way incorrect. That incorrectness may be blatant, it may be subtle, it may be conditional, it may be simple, it may be complex. But, the unraveling of the belief, even if much of that belief is in fact true, can…

Catching Up on the News

Harakat Al-Shabab is a militant Islamic youth movement engaged in the Somali war. Yesterdaythey mortared the presidential palace in Omgadishu, setting off a fight killing 14 people. A landslide caused by heavy rains and a flooding river on the slope of Nyiragongo killed over 50 people in the DR Congo. A gay couple in Malawi…

… (and one other guy). And Gardner died on Saturday. He was born in October 1914. So that made him …