Mainstream media in Ireland continue to report on the protests in Oughterard without referencing the involvement of leading hard-right/alt-right activists, who are quite clearly engaged in a national campaign of … Continue Reading What the alt-right are privately saying about their “important work” in Oughterard
To be released in October 2019. Just when you thought it would be safe to get back into the water… Details here.
If you spend 20 years gaslighting your patients, perhaps you should think twice before accusing *them* of trolling *you*
This week we learned that online activists are silencing scientists in the UK: Reuters contacted a dozen professors, doctors and researchers with experience of analysing or testing potential treatments for … Continue Reading If you spend 20 years gaslighting your patients, perhaps you should think twice before accusing *them* of trolling *you*
About the Author Imprint: 2018 Psychology in Crisis Author: Brian M. Hughes Publisher: Palgrave, London ISBN-10: 1352003007 ISBN-13: 978-1352003000 Click here to view on Palgrave Macmillan Click here to view on Amazon.co.uk … Continue Reading ‘Psychology in Crisis’ is now available
I guess most of you already know the background to this. (For those unfamiliar with this story, be assured of its international significance. Check out, for example, this New York … Continue Reading So I went to the Tuam Babies meeting to have my say, and then I realised I shouldn’t have one
Check out the Siberian Times. Actually not a satirical website… TL;DR The News #1. People illegally smuggle a 200-year-old mummified monk out of Mongolia. They tell the cops the guy is still … Continue Reading Surprisingly, *all* these news stories are genuine
It’s early January. That time when other people’s New Year’s resolutions mean that you get lots of emails. About really important stuff that you simply must deal with, like, immediately. … Continue Reading Some pieces and bits
Interested in adventure? Well, then this public lecture is for you. It’s me again, this time at the invitation of Maynooth University as part of their celebration of Science Week … Continue Reading Forthcoming: “Adventures in Science Communication”
So, how can it be that homeopathy sometimes seems to work? Well there are a few possible explanations: The universe is broken Placebo etc. They’re cutting the stuff with real … Continue Reading The homeopathic drugs DO work. Because they’re drugs
Waterford, Michigan apparently. As seen on imgur…
I am pleased to announce the establishment of the World Certifying Body for the Certification of Certified Healthologists, or WCBCCH. We’re seeking to recognise the rise of public interest in all … Continue Reading Trust me, I’m a healthologist (and now you can be one too…)
Consider this a test post. Testing internet access from here (Hong Kong Airport- yay for free WiFi), WordPress access from here, and your nerves from everywhere. Popular Science are going … Continue Reading Being bitten by a cat causellates depression
I’m travelling to China in the morning, on some university work in Hong Kong and Shantou. It takes two days to travel between here and there, and I’ll be away … Continue Reading How to Survive a Plane Crash (Non-survival also a possibility)
This good is how: Thanks to h0norb0und for posting that to reddit. In a related vein, I will always, and forever, stand by the following screendump (of my own discovery) as representing … Continue Reading How good is Google’s semantic processing of our dumb questions?
I know that a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes words can be used to paint pictures. In return, therefore, sometimes word-based pictures can end up saying a thousand … Continue Reading Come back ‘Weekly World News’, all is forgiven
Penguins. Nature’s best dressed flightless birds. Apparently, the UK climate is getting them down, what with all that rain. And contrary to meteorophobic stereotype, penguins actually like it sunny. So … Continue Reading Why give penguins antidepressants when they don’t even work?