James Taylor of the Heartland Institute compound his original mistake of distorting a peer-reviewed survey by repeating his distortions and choosing to attack his critics instead of correcting his many original mistakes.
Nota Bene #124: I'm a Doctor, Not an Engineer
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #123: Behold the Chickenosaurus
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Nota Bene #120: Crazy Ivan
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
The scientific method doesn't change just because it's climate science
If you follow space news like I do, a few weeks ago you would have stumbled across many media articles about a new astronomical discovery – a planet orbiting a pulsar that […]
Nota Bene #119: Think! It Ain't Illegal Yet
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
Richard Panek and the search for the unknowable universe
photo credit: Deborah Copaken Kogan When physicists realized most of the universe was missing, they suddenly knew they had a major problem on their hands—the biggest problem imaginable, actually. Problem was, they […]
Nota Bene #118: VOTE!
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #117: Wake Up!
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]