Wilko Johnson is ‘cancer free’

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Isn’t it astounding the step changes that are being made in cancer treatment and cure. Remarkable science….

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Mystery clown ‘disturbing’ children

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

People are strange … especially in Portsmouth…

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The only known recording of Sigmund Freud’s voice

It’s always exciting for me to hear a famous person’s voice for the first time, especially when that person was rarely recorded.  I remember when I first found out that there were lots of Dylan Tho…

Source: whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com

Fascinating 

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I didn’t care if I died – Thomas

Ex-Wales captain Gareth Thomas was close to suicide after his wife left him following his decision to reveal he was gay.

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

"It is difficult for people to realise what is on the mind of someone who wants to die. For me, I had so much pride, but so much hatred for what I was."

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Doctor’s circumcisions ‘misconduct’

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

An absolute disgrace to humanity

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Be Reasonable: Episode #020 – Christopher Doyle

Joining Marsh this month is Christopher Doyle, director of the International Healing Foundation – a group which controversially aims to offer their help to people ‘suffering’ from unwanted same-sex attraction.

Source: www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk

A skeptical conversation: Conversion therapy….. in an interview with Marsh

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Memories ‘flipped’ from bad to good

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Fascinating start of a neuroscience journey..

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The Chinese cult that kills ‘demons’

The BBC’s China editor Carrie Gracie on a secretive cult in China behind one of the nation’s most notorious murders.

Source: m.bbc.co.uk

Once again, killing in the name of god. 

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Couple guilty of bomb detector fraud

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Another in a series of similar unpleasant tales.  Apart from their nasty greed and willingness to allow people to die so they could make a profit, the other side of the story is the sheer credulity of the people who bought these.  The denigration of critical thinking has led us into a position where people in power, in authority, have no ability to discriminate between the plausible and the downright stupid.  It is very worrying.

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‘Huge’ drop in tribunal claims

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Priced out of justice? Or a financial triage to deter bogus claims? I think many employees would be unable to fund the initial application cost, especially those at the minimum-wage end of the market, so employers must be feeling happy :(

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