skeptics in the pub

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    ICYMI: June 16 – June 22 on the Skepchick Network

    Rise and shine, sleepy head! Time to catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 53: Even More on Rotational Dynamics Mindy continues her quest for all the physics knowledge. The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: Introduction Eddy argues that pseudoscience is full of victim blaming, and that is not OK.…

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  • More Controversy from Sharon Begley, and Other Stuff

    A delightful menage melange (where is my mind?) of skeptical newsy things: First of all, an update to my post yesterday bemoaning the lack of journalistic integrity in science reporting: Remember Newsweek’s Sharon Begley, who was a speaker at TAM 6? While at TAM, we interviewed her on The Skeptics’ Guide, and I very much disagreed with her opinion that…

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  • Reminder: Boston Skeptics in the Pub tonight!

    So, the point of this post is to remind you all that Boston Skeptics in the Pub is happening tonight(!) at 7pm at Tommy Doyle’s in Harvard Square. Our speaker is Sid Rodrigues of London Skeptics in the Pub. He’ll be talking about that, plus something about Tigger losing his boing, which I believe is something perverted. Also, he has…

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  • Comment! O! The! Week!

    Is it Friday? Already? I guess that means it’s time for a short-and-sweet Comment o’ the Week! I’ve got a whole lot going on this week, as I’m sure some of you have guessed (particularly those who follow me on Twitter and Facebook), so I’ll cut to the chase. I didn’t consider any comments left in response to this month’s…

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  • Atlanta events this month

    Just a quick one to say I’ll be at a few events this month – come out and play, Atlantans! Wednesday, Sept. 10 – Gwinnett: Understanding Secular Truths meetup.  We’ll be celebrating the world not ending and discussing the topic of Non-Theistic Morality. More Fun, Challenge and Fulfillment?  Details and RSVP on Meetup. Saturday, Sept. 13- Skeptics in the Pub returns…

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  • Skeptics at Dragon*Con

    Well, the biggest Skeptical party to ever hit my town (as far as I know) is over. I’m a little sad but also very, very excited. I’ll get to that in a minute. First, a brief overview of what happened. For those of you who don’t know, Dragon*Con is a huge fantasy/science-fiction convention. It’s probably only second to Comicon in San Diego…

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  • Dragon*Con Notes

    Just a quick note to say Dragon*Con starts tomorrow.  For those of you unfortunate enough to not be attending, you can follow the action at the Skeptrack blog.  There’s also a Twitter for Skeptrack, plus of course, you can follow me, Carr2d2 or A.Real.Girl via Twitter as we gloat keep you informed! Also, don’t forget we’ll be kicking off D*C…

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  • More Skepchicky Meetup Goodness

    Well, Atlanta Skeptics in the Pub was a huge success this weekend.  We had a great turnout, in spite of not having the PZ – celebrity factor this time.  It looks like our next meeting will require a larger room.  We’ll also be having Tim Farley from Whats the Harm speaking so it should be a good time.  Keep your…

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