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Objection, Your Honor

November 24th, headline reads: Sodomite Blames Ghosts

November 24th, headline reads: Ohio Man Claims Ghostly Presence at Trial Defense

Seeing as how the news would not seem to let me escape the theme of “fairy-tales allowed in the legal system”, I had to go in for a closer look.

The first article comes from […]

Skepticism Courtesy Of The Daily Mail … Seriously.

The Daily Mail (TDM) is a rag. This should come as a surprise to no one. TDM loves to spew forth articles about aliens, UFO’s, crop circles, ghosts, and all other sorts of fantasies that impress most children and far too many adults. This as well should come as a surprise to almost no one […]

Tempur-Tantrum

We received an email at The SGU yesterday about a topic close to my head and heart; Tempur-Pedic mattresses.

Listener Jennifer from West Palm Beach Florida asked:

“… my question is about Tempur-Pedic beds. Don’t laugh, I know its trivial compared to all the other topics out there … Are they actually helpful for the […]

Pedantry of the Week

ped·ant·ry

[ped-n-tree]

noun, plural -ries.

1. the character, qualities, practices, etc., of a pedant,especially undue display of learning. 2. slavish attention to rules, details, etc. 3. an instance of being pedantic: the pedantries of modern criticism. We receive a lot of feedback on our shows, which we love. It’s nearly impossible to produce an […]

Saving Earth from Aliens and Asteroids

Mike Wall has an interesting piece this week on how humans might avoid the fate of the dinosaurs. In the last ten years alone, asteroid detection has radically improved. So too, have our hypothetical solutions. As our universe is still a blind billiards game of asteroids, Trojans, and extinct comets wheeling about, it is with […]