Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Unlimited Vacation

Some employers, mostly technology companies like Netflix, IBM, and Bazaarvoice, are offering an unlimited vacation policy. That is, each employee determines how much vacation time he will take without restrictions …

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Skepticism

Skepchick Quickies, 9.9

Will the retraction of the original 1998 study that started the debate about vaccines causing autism end the “controversy”? Thanks to Matt. FDA takes Lipton and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group to …

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Skepchick Quickies, 09.02.10

Artificial ecosystem on Ascension Island may hold the key to the colonization of Mars. Thanks to Dave W. The Institute for Creation Research will not be offering a master’s degree in science education …

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Skepticism

New law requires cellular vendors to report the radiation emitted by phones

Attention Crackberry addicts: San Francisco has tentatively approved a law requiring cellular vendors to report the amount of radiation your phone emits. The mayor, Gavin Newsom, is expected to sign …

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It’s Official – Men are Smarter than Women

In this article, Professor Richard Lynn explains that science shows, test after test, that men are smarter than women. And he’s no dummy himself. He’s a Professor who’s spent the …

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Film Review: Moon

Bottom line: I dug it. I saw Star Trek. I saw The Watchmen. And IMO, Moon is the movie to see this year. But I can’t review it without spoilers, …

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Six Degrees of Skepticism

I’ve been on hiatus for a few months, finishing grad school, and jumping on the bandwagon of everyone who’s getting married right now: most notably, Sid & Rebecca (last weekend), …

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Afternoon Inquisition 02.18.09

If you use Facebook, you might have noticed a message on your homepage indicating that Facebook has revoked a change in their Terms of Service.  I don’t know about you, …

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