“I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them.” -Elizabeth Taylor You know how important music is to me, and for many of you it holds a similarly prominent place in your lives and in your hearts. A big part of that experience, going…
A few nights ago, the clouds parted and revealed the first clear sky in a very long time. So I hauled out the telescope, camera, laptop and furniture to spend the evening capturing a target I'd had my eye on for some time: The radio galaxy NGC 5128, more famously known as Centaurus A. My telescope is quite old - it was made in the early 1990's - so although it was an expensive and state of the art instrument in its day, it is quite primitive by modern computerised standards. The electronics in […]
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Jenny McCarthy is claiming she is not anti-vaccine.
Here’s the problem with that claim: Yes, she is. That’s patently obvious due to essentially everything she’s been saying about vaccines for years. Yet in an OpEd in the Chicago Sun-Times on Apr. 12, 2014, she tries to ignore all that, and wipe the record clean.
In case you think I may be misquoting her, here is the first line of that OpEd: “I am not ‘anti-vaccine.’”
So, there you go.
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“It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.” -Voltaire It’s been another great week over on the main Starts With A Bang blog, where we got to touch on a number of remarkable topics, including: Why are we made of matter? (For Ask Ethan #31) Trompe-l’œil Art (For our Weekend Diversion)…