Anti-ScienceParanormalPhilosophyReligion and Spirituality

Spirit Science: Second Opinion

Back in April, I criticized a video series titled ‘Spirit Science’ that defied the nomenclature it had adopted by denying scientific practices and continues to this day trying to convince its viewers that they can manipulate reality through their thoughts through wordplay that bastardizes scientific concepts and squashes them  in …

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FeminismPop Culture

Westeros: A Man’s World

There’s a lot to be said for fantasy novels. They allow us to explore our world through another, in ways that might not be possible in a modern setting, and by borrowing the patriarchal world of Medieval times, we can use these stories as a lens to examine how people …

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ScienceScience Sunday

Science Sunday: Morlocks – The Future of Human Evolution?

Let’s battle the depressing news that America is still neglecting climate change subjects and project into a future where none of that matters. I’ve recently finished reading H.G. Wells’ classic ‘The Time Machine’, where humankind has evolved into two distinct races, if not species. But is this likely to happen? …

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ActivismAlternative MedicineAnti-Science

Silence: Daring To Criticize Theta Healing

This may run into more than one post, but I want to talk to you about a practice that claims to be able to change the very reality we live in, cure all diseases, and to be the ‘practical application of quantum mechanics’. This phenomenon, known as Theta Healing, is …

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Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension Of Disbelief: Silent Hill Revelation

There aren’t really that many video game movies floating around, and that’s probably with good reason, because for the most part they’ve sucked. Tomb Raider, Resident Evil and the like have received little more than scorn from the hardcore fans of their respected game franchises, but when I heard that …

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Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension Of Disbelief: Frankenweenie

So Tim Burton’s been doing a lot of remakes and interpretations recently, so it’s nice to see him make something so very… Tim Burton. Frankenweenie is charming, funny and gothic as Tim Burton is like to make his movies, and the plot, as always, requires some suspension of disbelief.

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Religion and SpiritualitySkepticism

The Witching Hour

Have you ever been awake past midnight? Of course you have, we’re all human. What is it then, about the early hours of the morning, that earns them a reputation among occultists and storytellers, as the home of spirits, monsters and things that generally go bump in the night? How …

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Science

Fur & Nipples: What Makes A Mammal?

You may have noticed that we don’t live among the dinosaurs these days. You may have noticed that most of the animals you see in the wild are mammals. Well, a lot can change in 65 million years, and one of the most remarkable success stories of the post-dinosaur world …

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