the MONSTER of LAKE CHAMPLAIN
A Nessie researcher investigates one of the USA’s most enduring cryptozoological mysteries
LADDERS, WEBS & DEATH as RECREATION
Thoughts on the philosophical basis of death for entertainment
WIND TURBINE ‘SYNDROME’
The unfamiliar trajectories of scientific uncertainty – what’s wrong with asking bad questions?
THE OCKHAM AWARDS 2015
Hosted at QED in Manchester
The Chemistry of Ice-Cream
Plus all the usual columns, puzzles, reviews and features.
The following is from Merrill Sterritt of Film Presence: For the past two years Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein have been filming James “The Amazing” Randi for a feature-length documentary entitled An Honest Liar. The film will tell the story of Randi’s colorful life and explore the dangers of magical thinking and deception. An Honest […]
Sunday 21st October 2012 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start The Melrose (formerly called the Vandella), 15-19 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, W12 8QQ £5.00 (money raised goes to charity) Tickets via wegottickets.com/event/186788 Hoested by readysteadyscience.com A night of stand-up comedy with a conservation twist! The UGLY ANIMAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY is an evening dedicated to raising the […]
Day Six It’s done. I’ve been home from Soul Survivor twenty-four hours, and I’ve now more or less recovered emotionally and physically. I won’t deny that this project’s been hard – a lot more so than I expected on devising it. (My thanks go out, once again, to the readers of my blog who made […]
Day Five Today will be my last day at Soul Survivor. Having witnessed the main meetings at this festival, with their cheering, praying and orgies of guitar-led worship, I’ve decided I don’t need to see tonight’s – and perhaps I’d enjoy the Where’s Wally-themed party if I’d come with friends, but as it is I’d likely […]
Day Four The tallest building in Germany, the Fernsehturm or TV tower, stands next to Alexanderplatz in the centre of Berlin. It’s impossible to miss, having been designed by East Germany’s secular government to tower above the capital’s churches, a feat it still accomplishes today. Unfortunately for them, and to the churches’ great delight, the […]
Day Three As the festival’s third day starts, I’m better rested than the previous morning – the boys camped next door seem to have quietened somewhat – and decide for the sake of my blogs to catch the end of the morning meeting. I walk in as the last half hour commences, and am greeted […]