Respectful Insolence

Archives for January 5, 2007

Technical difficulties

Just a word to my readers. The ScienceBlogs site has been having technical difficulties since yesterday. You may have noticed that the load times were very slow yesterday and that at times the site was even completely unavailable. The same thing happened for a while this morning, and early this morning I couldn’t get into…

David Kirby and sour grapes

It’s always a shame to see a once confident man reduced to whining. Well, maybe not always. Sometimes it’s immensely satisfying, particularly when that man happens to be David Kirby, who, through his book Evidence of Harm, Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic: A Medical Controversy, was one of the two men most responsible…

It’s back. Yes, I was wondering what would be the best way to start out a brand new year of Your Friday Dose of Woo. Once again, as is all too unfortunately the case, there was an embarrassment of riches, a veritable cornucopia of woo out there, each one seemingly just as worthy of Orac’s…

It may be a little later than usual, and my plug may be later than usual because of some truly annoying difficulties that I had with Movable Type tonight, but it’s finally here, I’ve finally plugged it, and it’s worth the wait. Yes, the 51st Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle has been posted at See…