So what does the Boise State college football program have to do with skepticism?
Allow me to tell you a story about a surreal moment I had while attending Dragon*Con this past weekend, and it will hopefully become clear. It requires some non-skeptical related background, so just bear with me.
The Boise State football team [...]
It’s been a while since this has been brought up, but the most important debate in SGU history seems to have been left unresolved. Started over 5 years ago during episode 42 of the Skeptics’ Guide, the famous debate began between Steve and Perry when Steve started talking about birds and Perry famously said:
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of hanging with good friends, railing against the sham that is American politics, planning the next awesome SGU creative project, and discussing nanotechnology.
Among my literary interests, I am a science-fiction author, and out of the SGU family, Bob Novella and I enjoy lengthy discussions on futurism. I’ve [...]
CSICon is a skeptical conference put on by the Committee for Scientific Inquiry (CSI, formerly CSICOP) in New Orleans, October 27-30 2011. I’m going to be there, along with Steve Novella, Bill Nye, Debbie Goddard, Genie Scott, Edzard Ernst, James Randi, Joe Nickell, Karen Stollznow, Paul Offit, Phil Plait, and many more. Oh man, it [...]
Originally posted at Skepchick.
A few weeks ago, a man wrote to me asking for help in reminding the skeptical community about those amongst us with disabilities. I asked him to write a guest post, since his own words would do a better job than me. Here’s what Chris Hofstader had to say: