I was randomly playing around on the internet the other day and came across this awesome video. It’s a rap battle between Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking (with a cameo by Carl Sagan). It’s hilarious. It’s part of nicepeter‘s Epic Rap Battles of History videos. Others include Darth Vader vs Hitler and Justin Bieber vs […]
Robots kick ass. Of all the technological advancements we make robots encapsulate my love of science and progress. Heres a list of some of the extremes:
smallest robot largest robot most human looking Scary
Yesterday I found a link to a robot that can catch a ball. I know this doesn’t sound so exciting but […]
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I just got back from 10 days in California giving talks to UCLA, the OC Freethought Alliance, the Bay Area Skeptics, and finally American Atheists for their special Rapture RAM (Regional…Area?…Meeting). I’ll start with the news you may have already heard: some guy said some sexist stuff on stage.
Sometimes in the world of Woo, people will call upon pseudosciences or fantasies by introducing another pseudoscience or fantasy to help bolster their claims. For example, we’ve come across people who believe, and have written books about Bigfoot (Bigfeet) being a race of time-shifting extra terrestrials. We are also very familiar with people who consult […]
It should come as no surprise to any thinking person that the rapture predicted by Harold Camping did not occur last night. No earthquake, no second coming, no hell on earth. Yawn.
What is at least semi-interesting about this latest failed doomsday prediction is the mental malfunction that led Camping to his conclusions in the […]