This argument is so bizarre it’s not even wrong: it’s wrong’s cousin who’s never been the same since that nasty accident with the Klein bottle.
– the rigorous methodology summed up by Carl Sagan as a Baloney Detection Kit
Wiggle in her Walk: Anatolian Neolithic Goddess Anyone who still has faith in the veracity of mainstream media “science reporting” really, really needs to start reading Ben Goldacre at badscience.net, despite his grating misuse of prostitution metaphors. Goldacre has blasted… Read More ›
This is the gist of a recent formulaic dummy spit from global warming skeptic Michael Duffy, arguing that a minor shift in US figures after re-analysis somehow implies something crucial about global changes which were measured differently. Penguin Unearthed dissects… Read More ›
If I never go to Long Island then I never have to worry about some unfortunate accident bringing me or someone I love under the knife of neurosurgeon Michael Egnor, who is a professor of neurosurgery and paediatrics at State… Read More ›
This week’s One Question is from Harry Clarke, who writes in an earlier post: In assessing testimony in a court of law motives are important. Elsewhere they are less so but they pervasively affect our attitudes. Some have argued that… Read More ›