Archives for February 9, 2013

Climate change has had a big impact in Africa. We can certainly talk about that some time. But when a David Attenborough BBC special mentioned one aspect of climate change impact they got the facts wrong. Leo Hickman of The Environment Blog at The Guardian noticed the error and wrote a very interesting blog post…

Convergence: Just a few months away!

Don’t forget to register for CONvergence. If you register early you get a break on the rate. Details at their site. For those who don’t now, CONvergence is the largest fan run fantasy and science fiction convention, and it is held in the Twin Cities at or near the 4th of July. And, even better,…

Creationist Home Schooling Science Fair

“You will be a restless wanderer on the earth” -Genesis 4:12 Today, a few of us visited the Twin Cities Home School Creation Science Fair of 2013 at its new location. The fair used to be held in the historic Har Mar Shopping Mall but for some reason it has wandered up the road and…

The Fate of the Species

Skeptically Speaking’s 200th show is coming up soon! But first, there is show #199. But before I mention show #199, I want to remind you of show #198, because I was in it: #198 Nature’s Compass and New Caledonian Crows This week, we’re looking at some of the amazing abilities exhibited by our animal cousins.…