The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

‘Threatened Species’

  In May last year — late fall in the inverted seasons Down Under — an official of Australia’s National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in New South Wales (NSW) wanted the public to know that it was a crime for them to collect firewood for the winter: NPWS Central West Area Manager Fiona Buchanan […]

The Cult of Climate ‘Science’

  Ugly facts can never disprove their beautiful theory: The signs at Glacier National Park warning that its signature glaciers would be gone by 2020 are being changed. The signs in the Montana park were added more than a decade ago to reflect climate change forecasts at the time by the US Geological Survey, park […]

Lesbian Sues Sperm Bank After Learning Why Both Her Kids Are Autistic

  Layers and layers of irony here: [Illinois lesbian Danielle] Rizzo’s children, ages 7 and 6, were at the center of one of the most ethically complex legal cases in the modern-day fertility industry. Three years ago, while researching treatment options for her sons, Rizzo says she made an extraordinary discovery: The boys are part […]

‘Brain-Eating Amoeba’

Something else for hypochondriacs to worry about: A North Carolina man has died after contracting an illness caused by a “brain-eating amoeba,” public health officials said. Laboratory testing confirmed the man, identified by local media as Eddie Gray, was sickened by Naegleria fowleri after swimming at Fantasy Lake Water Park in Cumberland County earlier this […]

Fertility Clinic Funhouse

  People who trust science to solve their fertility problems put their faith in the expertise of medical professionals. What could possibly go wrong? Lots, it turns out. There was Dr. Norman Barwin, the Canadian fertility doctor who was recently reprimanded “for inseminating at least 11 women with his own sperm and giving the wrong […]

Science Superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson Exposed as Sexual ‘Predator’

  You may know Neil deGrasse Tyson from the PBS series Nova, the Fox series Cosmos and the National Geographic series Star Talk. However, now Tyson is starring in a new series called The Astrophysicist Who (Allegedly) Raped Me, co-starring Tchiya Amet, who says he raped her when they were both graduate students at the […]

Scientist Offers Evidence That Men and Women Are Different, Gets Banned

Professor Alessandro Strumia gives a presentation in 2013. The European nuclear research center known as CERN has banned Professor Alessandro Strumia of Pisa University after he gave a slide presentation at a conference that discussed male/female differences in career outcomes in the field of physics. Professor Strumia’s presentation — which is archived here — was […]

Atheist Creep Lawrence Krauss Becomes a Pariah in the Scientific Community

“When women come to me to warn me about what speakers to avoid at conferences or confide in me sexual harassment they’ve experienced, Lawrence Krauss is by far the most common name I hear.” — Jen McCreight Almost every prominent man in the atheist movement is a lecherous creep, according to women in the movement, […]

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