Kavin v zen
ActivismScienceSkepticism

Science Drama at March Against Myths about Modification, and My Showdown with Zen Honeycutt

Sometimes science can be boring, or at least seem less-than-riveting to the general public. There are a lot of dry methodologies, frequent snafus, those pesky problems of having to reproduce results, …

READ MORE →
FeaturedFeminismScience

Girls and Boys with Science Toys

I’ve just come back from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. I was wowed and stunned by the amazing projects and smart young men and women from all over …

READ MORE →
MAMyths protest sign
ActivismFeaturedSkepticism

March Against Monsanto is wrong. Let’s counter-protest. Here are the details

May 23rd is fast approaching, bringing with it an international day of misinformation with the annual March Against Monsanto. The MAM movement began in 2013 as a grassroots response to …

READ MORE →
FeaturedScience

Superscience of The @Avengers

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr3ov7R89Xo&w=560&h=315] Can’t get enough superhero science? Check out physics professor Dr. James Kakalios’ superheros website and his book ‘The Physics of Superheros‘. Dr. Kakalios consulted on the above video and has …

READ MORE →
Kavin pretending to drink Listerine
ScienceSkepticism

Biotech Opponents: Enough with “If It’s Safe Then Drink It” Rhetoric

Americans’ rampant failure to grasp the integral tenet of toxicology, “the dose makes the poison,” demonstrates our nation’s lack of critical-thinking skills. Indeed, there are plenty of substances that like glyphosate, are safe when used as directed. Nevertheless, nobody in his right mind would drink a glassful. Some amusing yet apt examples have made their way through social media with hashtag #IfItsSafeThenDrinkIt.

READ MORE →
Meta Stuff

Skepchick Sundaylies! Surprise Evangelism, Cellular Galaxy, Mrs. Man’s Name, and Making a Science Fair Worth It

Sunday Funny: Why is the sky blue? (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 131: Popcorn Physics Mindy continues trudging through heat and energy by studying the first law …

READ MORE →
FeminismScienceSkepticism

Science For The People talks women in STEM

Science For The People brought together four women working in STEM – Colgate University Professor of Psychology Jessica Cundiff, Ph.D., Physics Professor Dr. Shohini Ghose, Director of the Wilfrid Laurier University Centre for Women in …

READ MORE →
New MacDonald
ScienceSkepticism

Only Organic Promotes Chemophobia in #NewMacDonald Delusional Utopia, Throws Itself a Failed Twitter Party

“Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O, and on that farm he sprayed some crops, E-I-E-I-O, with some GMOs here and a pesticide there, here a spray there a spray, everywhere …

READ MORE →