The Fast Diet
As skeptics we can often feel like the ancient King Cnut in the apocryphal story of his attempt to command the tide of water washing over his shoes. Apparently he knew his authority was worthless in the face of natural forces as we sometimes feel like we are being washed over by a tide of [...]
Headlines that lie, but who reads the small print?
Staying at my mother’s recently I had the unusual pleasure of perusing the Daily Mail (Friday 4 June). Two headlines caught my eye, both clearly nonsense so, preparing to arm myself with a reply, I sat down to read the articles. One took the wind from [...]
Well here’s another installment of our regular weekly feature : Woo of the Week !
Okay, okay, most of that was a lie. This is the first one. But this should be fun so I reckon I’ll make it a regular feature. And the acronym is almost W.o.W. Or at least it will be when [...]
Just listened to episode 7 of Skeptics with a K, the podcast of The Merseyside Skeptics Society and they left us with some homework !
What was the homework you ask. Well, it was to go out and register as an organ donor. It’s a damn good idea.
After all what use are they to you [...]