5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Annedroids on Amazon Prime!

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Annedroids on Amazon Prime!

You can stream Annedroids on Amazon Prime now! Just for the record, this isn’t even a paid promotion. I just really, really want this show to succeed. Check out the video or read the transcript below, and become a patron of mine on Patreon to get access to extended interviews with the cast and crew! Annedroids is a new kids’ TV show premiering today on Amazon Prime. I’ve seen the first episo... »

Global Quickies: Devil-Guided Journalism, Sexual bias, and More

Global Quickies: Devil-Guided Journalism, Sexual bias, and More

IRAQ Doubts are growing about the authenticity of an edict attributed to the Sunni Islamist group Isis controlling the Iraqi city of Mosul about ordering all females aged between 11 and 46 to undergo female genital mutilation.   EGYPT In explanation for jailing of three al-Jazeera journalists, the judge said the devil encouraged them to use journalism against Egypt.   FINLAND (From Radiu... »

Religion and Battlestar Galactica

Religion and Battlestar Galactica

There’s a lot of overlap between nerd communities and skeptic communities. one of the reasons for this in my opinion is because a great deal of fantasy and sci fi takes a clear all or nothing approach to religion. The following will be a pair of gross overgeneralizations but bear with me. Fantasy tends to present the gods in the same way that it does magic: there is clear evidence they exist... »

Kathy Etchingham, former partner of Jimi Hendrix, speaks out against new biopic

Kathy Etchingham, former partner of Jimi Hendrix, speaks out against new biopic

Kathy Etchingham was a DJ working in London when she met a young Jimi Hendrix on his first day in the city in 1966. They would date for the next three years, during Hendrix’s rise to stardom, and live together in London until 1969. Etchingham played a key role in Hendrix’s life, inspiring, among other songs, the much-loved “Wind Cries Mary” (Mary is her middle name) and ... »

Group of tyrannosaurs

Quickies: Food policing, Tyrannosaurs, and blood sugar monitoring contact lenses

“Are you really going to eat that?” – On policing women’s food choices. New evidence suggests Tyrannosaurs hunted in packs – From Criticaldragon1177. Google scientists create contact lens that monitors blood sugar – “The contact lens uses processing chips and a glucose sensor that have been specially miniaturized for the task, so small that they look like ... »

Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Charts for Ladies

Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Charts for Ladies

Hey, ladies. Are you tired of men using complicated charts and graphs to convey their brilliant man brain thoughts deliberately so that women won’t understand them? Because everyone knows women “need our male colleagues to understand that if you can bring it down to a woman’s level and what everything that she is balancing in her life — that’s the way to go,” as US Congresswoman Renee Ellmers expl... »

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