Respectful Insolence

Archives for December 1, 2006

The next Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle is fast approaching, and, if you haven’t already done so, if you’re a blogger you should be thinking about which one of your pièce de résistances of skepticism you want to submit. Guidelines are here. Next week’s host, Dad of Cameron at Autism Street has decided to employ…

Yesterday, I explained why a study that purports to show that psychotic patients tended to vote for President Bush in the 2004 election and is presently making the rounds to snarky gloating through the left-wing blogosphere is so utterly flawed that almost certainly does not mean what the author claims it does, given the data…

It’s been five months since I first started Your Friday Dose of Woo. I started it on a whim, after wondering if I should have a Friday feature, as so many other ScienceBloggers do (Friday Cephalopod, Friday Sprog Blogging, The Friday Fermentable, among others). In those five months, this thing has taken on a life…

The History Carnival XLIV

More carnival-ly goodness! The History Carnival XLIV has been posted over at Barista. Enjoy!