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TED Gallery: On the Virtue of Being Wrong

I ran across another fantastic TED talk that gave me a great idea for an aggregation. The topic is about being wrong, and...

TED Gallery: Endangered or Forgotten Languages

Language is a massive part of culture. There’s absolutely no denying it. Anyone who speaks multiple languages that are from cultures that do...

Skeptikai Notices (Sep11) – 9/11, Hackers, Psychology, and more

9/11:The international news media has been writing extensively about 9/11, because of the 10-year anniversary of the incident. I couldn’t possibly reproduce all...

The 5 Most Controversial Ads of August

 Marketers are constantly trying to break new ground – push boundaries, get their names “out there,” and profit gloriously from it. August was...

Skeptikai Notices (Sep1) – Medicine, sex, memory, and skepticism

Medicine:Half of GPs back change in rules on sex with patients – Is it okay for a doctor to have consensual sex with...

Skeptikai Notices (Aug22) – Psychology, technology, Japan & more

Psychology:It Pays to Be Mean, Study Shows – Actually, this is classic case of “correlation” not implying “causation,” all though that’s not stopping...

Skeptikai Notices (Aug9) – Video games, news, hacking, Japan, science

Video Games:Robots use Kinect to understand our world – Robots can’t view the world like we do, but technology is advancing, and soon...

Skeptikai Notices (July25) – Japan, psychology, news

JapanFukushima Plant ‘Successfully Stabilized,’ 131 Days After Tsunami – Finally, plugging the reactors at the battered Fukushima Power Plant is no longer a...

Skeptikai Notices (July11) – Psychology, robotics, Japan, & more

Psychology:Monkey Business – From the creators of Freakonomics, this article talks about what happens when you teach monkeys how to use money. It’s...

Skeptikai Notices (June27) – News, psychology, Japan, & more

News:Suicidal Chinese boy tries to jump off bridge and gets a surprising rescue – A Chinese boy was about to kill himself when...

Skeptikai Notices (June18) – News, psychology, Japan, & more

News:Understanding Vancouver’s ‘Hockey Riot’ – The entire nation of Canada face-palmed simultaneously, causing a shockwave of embarrassment regarding the very un-Canadian riots that...

Skeptikai Notices (June7) – Psychology, Japan, books, & more

To prove that I’m not simply neglecting Skeptikai, I’ve decided to start randomly posting links to articles, events, news, or any other interesting...

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