Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Chemistry

Rare Reasoners on Rare Earth¬† ūüôā Please meet the beautiful Rare Earth crystals …¬†ÔĽŅÔĽŅÔĽŅ ¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† … which get refined into these¬†shiny¬†Rare Earth metals … ¬†¬† … which get manufactured into essential (and¬†the currently PC¬†& morally correct¬†Green-Friendly … Continue reading

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To Arsenic … or not?

Poisonous Penpals¬† ūüėČ Did you notice the scientific method in INaction with NASA last week?¬†Science-by-Press-Release has an INfamous history. Here’s how it goes. First, release the beautiful pictures: ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬† Next, initiate a Media feeding frenzy with … Continue reading

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SSS Christmas Books

Fellow bookworms, Skepticism, Optimism¬†and Passion. ¬†A critical questioning of scientific information, leading to a¬†rational understanding of our world, producing a passion for life. This is¬†what Skeptical Swedish¬†Scientists¬†tries to do. Maybe some¬†christmas reading can shine that way too.¬† ūüôā First,¬†The Passion, … Continue reading

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