Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 31, 2006

Boy, oh, boy, I had to control myself on this one. Yes, dear reader, while I was away this last week and a half, many were the times that I wanted to let loose about this. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your point of view) lack of Internet access at some times and other vacation…

Rapidly dwindling vacation or no vacation, I have to plug the Skeptic’s Circle. Some of you may have wondered where the host of this week’s Skeptic’s Circle has been. After all, a few of you commented that his blog hadn’t been updated in three months, even with a notice for the Skeptics’ Circle. Fear not!…

Short scientific talks for dummies

While I am on vacation, I’m reprinting a number of “Classic Insolence” posts to keep the blog active while I’m gone. (It also has the salutory effect of allowing me to move some of my favorite posts from the old blog over to the new blog, and I’m guessing that quite a few of my…