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Monthly Archives: December 2011
This is pretty much the only way prayer can work.
As a response to my recent post on Melanie’s Marvellous Measles, I received a comment from a Halifax Skeptic. He has created the perfect response. Blissful Blight Books with 3 new titles. And last but not least: Terrific. Thank you.
The daylight hours increase.
In the research I did while writing my previous post about the ‘miraculous’ cure of Jake Finkbonner, I learned about a connection between necrotising fasciitis and chicken pox. Many of the people who are anti-vaccine, or who promote themselves as … Continue reading
Necrotizing Fasciitis is a rare bacterial infection, one that can have severe consequences if not diagnosed early. Untreated necrotizing fasciitis has a poor prognosis; death or severe morbidity (for example, limb loss) is the frequent outcome. Data on the number … Continue reading
The latest Jesus appearance is in melted crayons. Tara Gomez and her son put a few colourful sticks in the oven as part of an arts and crafts project they wanted to try out. After cooling the mixture in the … Continue reading
xkcd has some new takes on some traditional mnemonics with some creative additions. With a special addition for the holidays.
This year, the Winter Solstice will occur at 05:30 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on December 22, and the Old Ones are coming. You can celebrate by singing (or screaming) some of your favourite Cthulhu Carols such as It’s Beginning to … Continue reading
How do we know things?