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Phil Plait on spreading Skepticism

Phil Plait is an astronomer, educator, pillar of the skeptic community, and blogger. He has some very good points to make on how to best tackle the problem of the spreading wave of pseudo science. Please enjoy the video: Phil Plait – Don’t Be A Dick from JREF on Vimeo.

Shoutout for Brian Dunning

Again it’s skepticism and not Steampunk… I just wanted to give a shoutout for skeptic, educator and all-over great guy Brian Dunning. I have mentioned him here before, he is the host of Skeptoid (click!), one of the finest science podcasts around. In May, Brian gave a presentation of his …