PZ Myers has a post highlighting the sheer effrontery and conman stylings of people like Chopra and the whole “positive thinking will provide a cure” malarkey surrounding cancer. I don’t know that I can express my scorn any better than PZ does, and just reading the bullshit that he points to make me feel dirty.
An American named John Brown is reportedly digging for oil in Israel using the Bible as a reference; his goal is to “ensure energy independence for the state of Israel” and has purportedly spent 26 years trying to find out where God hid the oil. A pity he can’t just rung him up and ask “I’m already writing the book… Read more →
When it’s run by a stupid christian. Pharyngula has a nice summary of the visit by PZ Myers andÂ friends to the Creation “Museum”. He says that the layout is more like a theme park ride where you’re led through a sequence of “creation, corruption, catastrophe, confusion, Christ, cross, and consummation” – no exploring “exhibits” at random. This was not… Read more →
This is a cute story from Montreal, about an artwork on wheels – a “Fred Flintstone” car, that has been the subject of a court case over road worthiness. As a lark (I guess), the artist and friends decided to take it out on the streets. Since it’s basically the same a rickshaw, and is pedal-powered you’d expect no real… Read more →