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Happy Solstice everybody!

Today is Winter Solstice, Yule, and just in time for the festival, the lovely people over at Screen Novelties have sent me this cute animated short to share, enjoy! Original art by http://alcove.deviantart.com/  

Do not hate on Geek Girls

This fits nicely to yesterday’s podcast. Apparently, there are violaters of Wheaton’s law (Don’t be a dick!) going round to wonderfully geeky girls, telling them, they (the girls) are not geeky enough. Or they have to prove their geekyness to those examples of human refuse. Well, not geeky enough, here’s …

An Evil Shot of Vodka for Friday

For all you Steampunks with metaphysical inclinations. Those of you who regularly attend seances, here comes the perfect drink to get you into the mood and maybe attract some additional spirits: Find out more on their official blog and website, they are still in the start-up phase, but who knows …

An Amazing Journey

This blog was originally intended to document my travels, but due to the financial crash of 2008 and various other developments in real life, my travels have been limited. Never mind. However, I can share with you what others have experienced on their travels, and helping telling the story and …

This came in via Richard Dawkin's Twitter Channel

„RichardDawkins: Fox News Viewers Know Less Than People Who Don’t Watch Any News: Study – – – Huff Post Media – http://t.co/dZHwWU1T http://t.co/QEeujK2B“ —http://twitter.com/RichardDawkins/status/139865615656689664„ And some people keep wondering why sarcasm, despair and some light misanthropy are among my favourite hobbies…

When Comics influence Science

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/skeptoid.com/audio/skeptoid-4207.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) | EmbedThis post is all about the celebration of science and humor. In 1982, Gary Larson drew the following cartoon: The term thagomizer has since weasled its way into proper scientific publications and is (amongst other places) mentioned in this excellent Skeptoid …