Respectful Insolence

Archives for June 18, 2009

Don’t forget to get your fortnight’s dose of skepticism right here, as The Unincredible Hallq serves up the latest Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle. It’s another tasty concoction of skepticism, critical thinking, and science. Next up on July 2 will be a newcomer and first time host, Homologous Legs. If you’re a blogger with a…

Last night, I was sitting on the couch, my laptop, appropriately enough, on my lap creating my paean to Homeopathy Awareness Week in which I had a little fun discussing homeopathic plutonium. Because Homeopathy Awareness week is not yet over, I’ll probably have one more bit of fun at the expense of The One Woo…

Will wonders never cease? A recent story about how “homeopathic” Zicam managed to slide through a loophole in which the FDA doesn’t require evidence of efficacy or safety for medicines labeled as homeopathic has been percolating through the blogosphere based on a recent warning that the FDA issued. It turns out that the zinc in…