Teaching Angela to Appreciate History
2011 – Consilience: An African Science Podcast published its first episode.
1813 – John Snow was born. Physician, the founder of epidemiology, discovered how cholera was transmitted.
Lotter siblings convicted of parents’ murder.
Earliest known chordate described. Flattened worm could be ancestor of all vertebrates.
Looking for alien plants in the moonlight.
The Moon sank the Titanic with its tractor beam.
Using Google for science.
Some interesting new Guiness World Records.
Congolese crazy people kill in the name of exorcism.
Link of the Week
Michael – Schalzi’s review of Atlas Shrugged.
Angela – The oldest domain: http://symbolics.com/
Owen – The SA Skeptics Forum
“Doubt is the basis of all scientific progress.” – T’Pol, Star Trek: Enterprise – The Chosen Realm
“Idiots are not responsible for what they do. The real guilt falls on rational people who sit on their hands while the morons run wild. You can opt out if you want to. Play it safe. But if you do, don’t complain when the roof comes down.”
Jack McDevitt, in Odyssey (2006), Ch. 6, p. 48
Sceptics in the Pub Pretoria – 24 March 2012 @ Moyo Fountains
Sceptics in the Park Johannesburg – 25 March @ Zoo Lake