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Nov 14 2013 Earlier this week Massimo Pigliucci over at Rationally Speaking wrote an intriguing blog post asking whether or not there is a pseudoscience black hole a point beyond which a pseudoscience gets sucked in and can never escape? Asked from
In my writing endeavors, I've long intended to write a chunk of material on validation. It's an area that leads to a lot of confusion and it would be good to get some solid description of some of the techniques that work well.
This post contains plot details and mild spoilers about the new movie About Time.] Let's face it, any movie that deals with time travel is going to face some pretty complicated plotting issues right off the bat the very idea of time travel itself is
only the wide-eyed pursuit of cool ideas." I assume - this year's foreword is written by someone who is quite spectacularly not one. Therefore, rather than say something knowledgeable or insightful, I'll begin with the dental health of the people of
Phil Burfield, is to inspire a child by getting out there and showing them autumn's simple pleasures. "It might be jumping in puddles, kicking up leaves, or listening to birds singing from the tops of trees," he told BBC Nature. "But most of all, it'
With its hippie origins, it probably shouldn't be surprising that Rolling Stone magazine thinks that a responsible journalist recognizes that "right-wing extremists" are truth-deprived, and should therefore be censored out of the conversation. In the
A Western Washington University philosophy professor will discuss the topic of time travel as part of the University of Alabama's 2013-14 Philosophy Today Series. Ned Markosian is the first lecturer in the series, sponsored by UA's College of Arts
After slamming the "Tea Party radicals" who he said initiated the shutdown, CNN's Michael Holmes was admonished by his colleague Jim Acosta on Thursday. "I mean, first of all, let's be careful about using the term 'radical,' because a lot of those
You're a doctor in the ER and can save a 9-year-old or a 63-year-old doctor...Questions like that can crop up in real life and also on the silver screen. So how good a job do filmmakers do at portraying these moral dilemmas?...A group of bioethicists
In an exclusive interview to Shubhajit Roy on the way back from Colombo after a two-day visit, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid speaks his mind on domestic politics: what made Rahul Gandhi speak his mind on the ordinance on convicted MPs,