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Archives for July 13, 2007

Fast approaching: The Skeptics’ Circle

After all this hot air contributing to global warming over, well, global warming, I can’t forget that the blog carnival bequeathed to me, The Skeptics’ Circle, is fast approaching. This week, the host will be none other than neurologist and skeptic Dr. Steve Novella, who also happens to be the host of The Skeptics’ Guide…

Case in point: Soon to be Dr. Brian May of Queen. After 33 years, he’s now going be an astrophysicist. Rock on, Brian!

Cool cool water. Yes, that’s what I really needed earlier this week, as the temperature almost hit 100° F in my neck of the woods. There’s nothing like it after walking through the sauna-like conditions and losing my precious bodily fluids in the form of sweat. After all, I wouldn’t want to get dehydrated, would…

This blog is in mourning

Here’s the reason why: Actor and voice artiste Peter Tuddenham has died at the age of 88 after a short illness. His vocal talents were used in Doctor Who for The Ark in Space, The Masque of Mandragora and Time and the Rani, but he will also be well-known to cult TV fans for providing…