Motherboard Humans of the Year – Britt Hermes

Britt Hermes

Motherboard has a series of articles entitled “Humans of the Year” in which they profile fascinating people who are passionate and dedicated to something that is really very interesting.  They have just published an article all about Britt Hermes and so if you are curious to understand why somebody who once trained as a Naturopath … Read more

Is there Scientific Proof that 9/11 was an inside job?

The news that has made the 9/11 truthers almost orgasmic with joy is the claim that a credible scientific journal, Europhysics News, has published the results of a study that claims to verify that 9/11 was an inside job. As an example of the various reports, WND (the far right site known to some as WingNutDaily), has this claim … Read more

No more Climate Change Deniers … with a stroke of a pen they are all gone

So the news is in fact about the news itself, or to be more precise, is about a decision that has been taken by Associated Press, they have decided that they will no longer deploy the term “skeptic” or “denier” to describe those that reject the current scientific consensus regarding manmade climate change. Their blog explains … Read more

“Skeptic” vs “Denier” – I got it wrong … really wrong.

I wrote a brief post the other day entitled “The Climate Change Skeptics are still as crazy as ever“. Yikes … bad move … really bad move on my part ….  and so a few folks quite rightly pointed out that this is a highly inappropriate term to use. OK, lets clarify why. There are … Read more