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Curiosity celebratory post

Today I feel great. Today is one of the days I will look back upon as proof that mankind can achieve great things when we put our hearts, minds and strength to it. The Mars Science Laboratory Mission (MSL) is a prime example of what comes out when we use …

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.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Tesla

Today in 1856 Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Nikola Tesla has become an icon of the Steampunk scene, Tesla Towers can be found at many of the bigger Steampunk events. Tesla is also rather popular in certain segments of the conspiracy theory subculture, …