Tagged: business

The Risky Business of Hunger - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jul 16, 2010

We like to think of ourselves as rational actors when it comes to making decisions, we take in information, process it and choose the path that we think will lead to a desirable outcome (if we aren’t deep-seated masochists I suppose). Regular readers of this blog and others that espouse a sceptical viewpoint will know [...] … Read More

Does Your Environment Determine Your Behaviour? - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jun 11, 2010

Last week I posted about the effects of alcohol availability on the amount of violence in an area and mentioned that disorder in the area might also contribute to this. I thought this needed expanding upon, are we really so shallow as a species that we allow the environment that we may be in only [...] … Read More

Sea Biscuits: Not Just For Carrying Tobey Maguire Around - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Apr 23, 2010

So,I didn’t have the fortitude to write a proper post this week but earlier this paper came to my attention: “Embryonic, Larval, and Juvenile  Development of the Sea Biscuit Clypeaster subdepressus (Echinodermata: Clypeasteroida)“ Normally this isn’t in my field of interest but this one has videos! Check out these completely entrancing records of science. Unfortunately [...] … Read More

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