Daily Archives: March 1, 2013

Anti-vaxers to gather in Vancouver (UPDATE)

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This is truly an anti-science, anti-reason, incredibly dangerous website. They are planning a summit on vaccine resistance. Vaccine Resistance Movement. The Vaccine Resistance Movement is hosting ‘Vaccine Summit: Vancouver 2013′, a full-day, interactive symposium on vaccines, to take place March 12th at SFU’s downtown campus. Veteran researchers, front-line workers, nutritional experts & parents will be…

Antiscience overtakes science in the Weblog Awards

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The “Bloggies” seem to have been gamed by climate change denialists who have scuttled the science category. Climate sceptics ‘capture’ the Weblog Awards science category. When this year’s shortlists were released earlier this week, not only was the science or technology category flooded with climate sceptics blogs, but they had also spread into other categories,…

James Randi responds to Storr’s ‘Social Darwinism’ quote

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Will Storr has a new book out about belief and skepticism. In it is a controversial quote by James “The Amazing” Randi. Randi has now responded to this controversy. Here is an example of the pieces that came out berating Randi’s comments.James Randi: Let Survival of the Fittest “Act Itself Out” On Those With Low…

Panther sighting in Norwich – Police turn to social media

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When news travels on Twitter, is that good or bad? Police appeal after ‘panther’ sighting in Norwich – Norwich Evening News. Police in Norwich have made an unusual appeal – for people who spotted a panther-like creature roaming close to Norfolk County Council’s headquarters. Norwich police took to social media site Twitter today to make…