“Too many, too soon!” is the favored battle cry of the anti-vaccine crowd. Too many shots, too many antigens, too close together.” AcademicEarth believes that everyone has the right to a world-class education, and recognizing the existing barriers in academia, they have continued their efforts to curate a collection of free online courses from the world’s […]
QualiaSoup looks at various reasons for how superstitions arise and why, citing research that has been conducted over the last few decades, including the study of superstitious behavior in pigeons.
In April last year, pharmaceutical company Key-Sun Laboratories were unable to substantiate claims they had made in an advertisement for a cold & flu product to the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s Complains Resolution Panel, Australia’s consumer protection watchdog for therapeutic goods. The product, “Oscilococinum” is a manufactured by Boiron – who themselves were the target of […]
Check out this first release for 2013 of the Royal Institute of Australia’s Vodcast, A Week in Science. Hosted by RiAus Director, Dr. Paul Willis, the three minute clip runs through a series of interesting developments in science over the past week. Check it out: http://vimeo.com/m/59127354
Uploaded last March, the video was produced by AJ Salas. Dream of Tomorrow features Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned science advocate and astrophysicist. Tyson’s speech is from his testimony at the Senate Science Committee in March, 2012 regarding the US governments’ budget for NASA.
Two part series of Sam Harris at IdeaCity’05 discussing beliefs and how they impact the world we live in. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHHOiF-dFEg
While one of the more intellectual responses I have seen to Dawkins, McGrath’s points are ultimately utilitarian – ie: Having faith that God exists assists people to make sense of the world, therefore he exists. A 15 Part series, videos are relatively short ~5 Minutes. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxc0NpTZE18
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