You’re welcome. First, I’m superficially acquainted with some conspiracy theories: the 9/11 truthers, the anti-vaxx crowds who think vaccines are to make people sick on purpose (you know, Big Pharma wants to keep you on their products), that the government… Read More ›
I’m Going to TAM. I Hope You Are, Too.
My first TAM (The Amaz!ng Meeting) was a life changing experience. I went mostly to spend some time in Vegas and see Penn & Teller. What I found instead was a community of like-minded, energetic, and generous people. I ended… Read More ›
Get Curious in the South Pacific!
SO… My intrepid friend and fellow blogger and travel enthusiast Jeff Wagg has once again put together a great trip, this time to the ends of the earth! In addition to an island hopping cruise around the South Pacific, he’s… Read More ›
Skeptical Moai is Skeptical
My son took an existing picture of the Moai of Easter Island (which I can find all over the Internet but cannot find attribution), and added a little something. Fans of James Randi may recognize his pose on the right… Read More ›
Friday fun photo (horror video edition!)
So what do film students and my daughter a self taught special effects artists, with a budget of almost zero, do on for fun over the summer? They make a not G rated video. My daughter gets to show off… Read More ›
The common use of the “N” word Fallacy
I grew up in the South. Certainly below the Mason Dixon line, I was born in Washington DC and grew up in Maryland. Maryland has a state anthem, that once you get past the first few verses pretty much says… Read More ›
Kids are Born Curious, then We Beat it Out of Them
Last week I was at the grocer pushing my little cart through the dairy aisle, and heard part of a conversation. It made my soul sad and my brain hurt. ——————————————————- Girl (about 12, nerdy, skinny, big glasses, buck… Read More ›
Cloud Watching….or Pareidolia education for the young
As a teacher I often chose to teach all year by taking part in the Summer Camp run by the school. The camp allowed parents that worked to have a safe, but enjoyable place for their children, and was an… Read More ›
While Naomi’s away….
Naomi is going to give up exciting Galapagos/Amazon travel updates whenever she has the wifi opportunity! Meanwhile to fill in the gaps, I’m going to share some more fun “Travelling with Naomi” photographs and stories. Here are some photographs from… Read More ›