Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 10, 2006

Skeptics’ Circle reminder

It’s almost here already, hard as it is to believe. The next Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle is due to appear on Thursday, September 14 at Adventures in Ethics and Science. Given her spearheading of the lastest blog silliness that’s been going around here lately, namely the nerd-off that most of us have been engaging…

Is it so wrong…

…to feel a bit of schadenfreude over this? I know, I know, I usually don’t stoop to celebrity stuff unless it relates to my interests (science and science fiction, Holocaust denial and Mel Gibson, etc.), but the expression in the picture in the link above was just too priceless for me to resist. I feel…

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds vol. 1, no. 11 has been posted at Breath Spa for Kids. Enjoy!

Followup on the Iranian cartoon contest

Yesterday, I posted about a story indicating that a Danish newspaper had published some of the cartoons from the Iranian Holocaust Cartoon contest, pointing out how, when the original Danish cartoons poking fun at Islam were published, we saw riots, death threats, and demands for punishment. When Iran, supposedly to make fun of the Holocaust…