Steelmanning is well-intentioned but turns out to be both unethical and impractical. Here is why.
Have you heard bonobos are peaceful, matriarchal apes using sex to make egalitarian community? You’ve been lied to. “The Naked Bonobo” is an astonishing feat of debunkery.
Today is regional “Ask an Agnostic Day”. RAAD is about creating understanding by demanding others comment on your special snowflake of a worldview.
Attempting to close the gender pay gap in gross pay between men and women is the single most aggressively patriarchical, male-normative, and society-harming ideas bandied about today. To be clear: I am deadly serious about this. This is not a joke or “troll”. I know that you don’t believe me. I have to prove it. I will.
Thousands of YouTube users have recently reported being automatically unsubscribed from channels, forcing them to resubscribe. I am going to…
Sleepy Hollow offers realistic character portrayal of a scientific investigator tackling the supernatural. There are some good lessons in skepticism here that bear attention.
Dead wrong: Wikipedia, BBC news, and ScienceBlogs have lied to you about Victorian post-mortem photography.
Horgan asked skeptics to criticize dubious/harmful claims from mainstream institutions. I will take his advice by criticizing dubious and harmful media claims, starting with his.
It’s logically impossible for machines to “take a job” out of an economy. Now or ever. Caveats: 1. I am writing…
Nature published a paper about chimpanzees who hurl rocks at particular trees leading to cairn-like piles, leading to absurd speculation…