Science

On Reflexes and Revenge

My Dad has the dirty habit of sneaking up on me and giving me terrible frights – especially in the dark. Early yesterday morning I was standing in the Kitchen (it was real early so it was still dark) and he snuck up behind me and poked me in the …

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Religion and SpiritualitySkepticism

Beware…the end of the world is nigh!!

Well at least according to Ronald Weinland it is. Of course I think he is delusional but hey, that’s just me. Hold on to your chairs people because the official date according to Mr Weinland is the 27th of May 2012.  As readers of this site know, May 27, 2012, …

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InterviewsScience

TEEN SKEPCHICK INTERVIEWS: DR MERRILL VAN DER WALT

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. Dr Merrill Van Der Walt is a palaeontologist at the Origins Centre at WITS University in Johannesburg, South Africa. She studied many fields including evolution …

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