This weekend marks the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. For any Americans aged 30 and under reading this, I’ll wager that you were never exposed to Kristallnacht in any of your K-12 history classes.
Kristallnacht was a pogrom (a series of coordinated attacks) against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on November 9th and 10th in [...]
Our friends over at The Young Australian Skeptics have published their first book: Skeptical Blog Anthology. I’m not sure I can offer a better description of the book than the YAS has already provided:
This book is a collection of reader-nominated blog posts, representing the best of a new wave of online skepticism. Collected over a [...]
I was listening to Dr. Dean Edell’s radio show last night. How awesome is Dr. Dean? He is a fantastic radio show host and a great all-around skeptic, whose baloney detector seems to always be working, flawlessly.
Dr. Dean mentioned a recent news article in which Nicholas Kollerstrom Phd, a professor of astronomy conducting research at University [...]
Denial is an ugly thing. The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines it as follows:
Denial – noun
refusal to satisfy a request or desire a (1): refusal to admit the truth or reality (as of a statement or charge) (2): assertion that an allegation is false b: refusal to acknowledge a person or a thing : [...]