Month: September 2011

  • Lies, Damn Lies and Photoshop

    Lies, Damn Lies and Photoshop

    I’ve posted a follow-up post to this article to clarify a few details and put to rest a few rumours. A fellow skeptic (President of the Granite State Skeptics Travis Roy) recently posted a request on the Skeptoid mailing list regarding an image that has been making the rounds on Facebook. The image is an…

  • Answering The 15 “Unanswerable” Questions for Evolutionists

    Answering The 15 “Unanswerable” Questions for Evolutionists

    After my post a couple of weeks ago about Not Being a Dick, I got into a spirited debate with a colleague on Facebook with regards to skepticism and evolution. He challenged me to answer these 15 “unanswerable” questions for evolutionists which were devised by the Creation Ministries International website. I was unable to devote…

  • In the News

    In the News

    A selection of stories on medicine, skepticism and religion in the media from the last couple of weeks. Alternative medicines in Australia not receiving proper testing and approval by TGA – “A report released last week by the Australian National Audit Office found that up to 90 per cent of alternate medicines on sale in this…

  • The Muppets and Mental Illness

    The Muppets and Mental Illness

    Jim ┬áHenson’s famous creations The Muppets have been entertaining children for decades. The Muppets are an internationally recognised troupe of puppet characters that Henson created in the 1960’s, which became an integral part of the children’s television show Sesame Street in 1969. Since that time the loveable characters have appeared on their own TV show,…