This week on the Virtual Skeptics
- Bob needs a hand. No, lower;
- Eve is looking up “skeptical” in the Bard’s dictionary;
- And–oh my God–Susan Gerbic’s here!
Skeptic Trivia question
15 years ago this Tuesday (April 29, 1999) Sylvia Browne famously said missing child Opal Jo Jennings was actually where?
Doubtful News story: http://doubtfulnews.com/2014/04/facilitated-communication-case-regarding-sexual-assault-will-go-to-court/
Stubblefield’s paper: “Sound and Fury: When Opposition to Facilitated Communication Functions as Hate Speech” http://www.donotlink.com/gOo
The “patient’s article”: http://www.donotlink.com/gOn
Inside Higher Ed: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/04/23/rutgers-philosophy-professor-accused-sexually-assaulting-disabled-research-partner#sthash.pzKo0ICY.rtEf4DrN.dpbs
APA Statement: http://www.apa.org/research/action/facilitated.aspx
http://shakespearesbeehive.com Includes complete text of Baret’s Alvearie
Michael Witmore & Heather Wolfe, Folger Shakespeare Library, “Buzz or honey: Shakespeare’s beehive raises questions” http://collation.folger.edu/2014/04/buzz-or-honey-shakespeares-beehive-raises-questions/
Sidney Morning Herald: Booksellers claim to have found Shakespeare’s annotated dictionary http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/booksellers-claim-to-have-found-shakespeares-annotated-dictionary-20140421-3707q.html
Endless Bookshelf: If not his, whose? http://endlessbookshelf.net/beehive.html
Cultural Cognition Project at Yale is here: http://www.culturalcognition.net/
Personal photos from the UK Adventure: https://plus.google.com/photos/106728757238417452001/albums/6005023600985510993
QEDcon Link to Lanyrd http://lanyrd.com/2014/qedcon/
Opening for QED is worth a look:
The Virtual Skeptics is an independent production of WhatsTheHarm.net, Skeptical Humanities, Brian Gregory, and Doubtful News. Our logo was designed by Sara Mayhew at SaraMayhew.com. Our theme music is by Tremor and is used with permission.