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Archives for October 6, 2008

The countdown to 100 continues…

…with the 97th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle, which is due to be hosted at Evolved and Rational on Thursday, October 9. That’s less than three days away, folks. There’s still a couple of days left to get your skeptical entries submitted to Evolved Rationalist. So, if you’ve procrastinated thus far, remember that time’s running…

Vitamin C and cancer revisited

Sometimes I have to look for blog ideas, trolling through various alternative medicine sites, medical news sites, or science news feeds or my medical and science journals. Sometimes ideas fall on me seemingly out of the blue. This is one of the latter situations. This time around, as I do twice a month I was…

Jenny McCarthy gets Rickroll’d

As you may remember, the evening after the Hollywood face of the antivaccine P.R. machine Jenny McCarthy was scheduled to take part in a web chat. At the time, I suggested sending questions in to the Oprah website, to see if any would get through. I’m sure there was some serious screening and vetting of…