In which we discuss Ken, Artificial Intelligence, and animals predicting the outcome of the Sportsball World Trophy
Save the dates:
5th-7th December - Skeptics Guide peeps & George appearing at NZ Skeptics Conf in Auckland - tickets now available
World cup fever gripping some of the world so it must be time for more psychic animals!
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jun/08/pets-at-home-share-price... and http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/may/28/stephen-hawking-formulae-... and http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/27811695
Rebuilding the 1918 Spanish Flu virus
http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jun/11/crazy-dangerous-creation-... and http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2014/06/12/mad-scientists-or-is-...
Measles outbreak in Hamilton - Fraser high school short of staff
Changes to the fair trading act in NZ (Siouxsie) http://www.comcom.govt.nz/fair-trading/changes-to-the-fair-trading-act/f...
South Africa trying to regulate alternative medicine
http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/health/2014/02/27/complementary-medicin... and http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/health/2014/06/10/firm-withdraws-altern...
New section: what the fuck??
1. When good people do bad things - http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/when-good-people-do-bad-things-0612
2. Human geckos http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140611112145.htm
Living Water http://amazingwaterontap.blogspot.co.nz/
Real Estate - suicide in a house - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=8&objectid=1127...
Deliah’s dubious devices
Osim’s uPamper - http://www.osim.com/NZ/category/handheld_massagers.aspx
“You may decry some of these scruples and protest that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in my philosophy. I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there are in heaven or earth.”
Nelson Goodman - U.S. Philosopher and Art Dealer