Chemtrails: What’s Going On And Why You Shouldn’t Worry

On June 8, 2013 by Tim Newman

If you’ve spent any time on social media, you’ve probably heard chemtrail conspiracy theories. Many of us know these people are talking nonsense, but lack the talking points to fully rebut their arguments....

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Lizard Found On Mars By Curiosity Rover

Lizard Found On Mars and Other Martian Nonsense

On May 30, 2013 by Tim Newman

A photo went up on the UFO Sightings Daily blog the other day, which “shows” a lizard on Mars. Before you laugh too hard, look at the picture below, then you can have...

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Tupac Illuminati Killuminati – Conspiracy Theories

On May 23, 2013 by Tim Newman

The conspiracy theories that surround Tupac are convoluted and sinister. He was arrested for crimes he may not have commited, and ended up being murdered. In this article, we discuss his death and...

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – The “D” Section

On April 9, 2013 by Tim Newman

Here’s installment number three in my labour of love: the slow and steady trawl through the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by the prolific Captain Grose. Grose was an English antiquary, draughtsman, and lexicographer and authored...

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – The Letter C

On April 2, 2013 by Tim Newman

So we’re back with part two of my depth charge in to Captain Francis Grose‘s amazing publication from 1811, The Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue. Today we tackle the C words. If you missed the...

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Cargo Cults – Weird Human Wonders

On March 12, 2013 by Tim Newman

Imagine you are living within a tribe on a remote island and you’ve never seen a white guy, never seen anyone wearing western clothes, never seen a cigarette, never been to Argos, never seen...

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When Is A Relationship Most Likely To Fail?

On March 9, 2013 by Tim Newman

Information is beautiful, a true fact and also the title of an amazing website made by David McCandless. He absolutely loves graphs and charts, and should you. McCandless started out as a graphic designer, which is...

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Meta-Analysis: Less Boring Than It Sounds?

On April 11, 2012 by Tim Newman

“Meta-analysis” describes a statistical method that collates data from a number of sources and gives an answer more accurate than any of the single individual sources could alone. It doesn’t sound all that...

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An Innovative Relaxation Technique: The Scenic Wee

On May 2, 2011 by Tim Newman

Sometimes we all struggle to relax, we have things on our mind that we can’t shift. Whether it’s an impending sense of doom due to another day at the office, or an unrelenting...

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