Thu, 01st Feb, 2018

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In which Craig argues with people who are wrong on the Internet; Siouxsie hasn't read the research; and, somehow, Nathan is the Voice of Reason.

https://www.facebook.com/Gardasil-Kills2-332186880241439/?hc_ref=ARRRmCg...

Rates of great earthquakes not affected by moon phases, day of year:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180116131319.htm

Satanic Temple religious freedom:
http://deadstate.org/satanic-temple-argues-that-missouris-extreme-aborti...

https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/reform-our-abortion-law

Antivax Pets:
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jan/24/anti-vaxxers-new-ta...

Britt Hermes fundraising: https://www.skeptics.com.au/features/britt-hermes-legal-costs-fundraisin...

Milo Yiannopoulos falls for spoof: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/canterbury/news/kent-contraversialist-falls-...

Interview
John Richards

Woo Zealand:

https://www.facebook.com/RocketLabUSA/videos/2000574863488986/

http://thewireless.co.nz/articles/this-19-year-old-kiwi-farmer-accidenta...

https://thespinoff.co.nz/parenting/25-01-2018/spreading-like-a-disease-s...

http://thewireless.co.nz/articles/popping-the-filter-bubble-why-finding-...

http://thewireless.co.nz/articles/advice-on-how-to-talk-to-anti-vaxxers-...

Deliah’s dubious device:

https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/01/baby-wearables-selling-peace-of-mi...

WOTD:

felicide

Quote:

“Indeed, part of the danger of the hero narrative is that scientists themselves may start to believe it. They can come to see themselves as individuals possessing more powers of objectivity than other humans (thus fundamentally misunderstanding where objectivity comes from), with privileged access to truth, with insights that don't need to be rigorously tested or supported with empirical evidence.” - Janet D. Stemwedel