As you might have heard, Embiggen Books is closing down on June 22.
Embiggen has been a perennial presence on skeptical bookshelves and at Skeptics conventions from their beginnings on Queensland's Sunshine Coast to their more recent presence in Melbourne. Refusing to stock pseudoscience, they have promoted science and skepticism relentlessly, but the trials of the book trade and publishing in general have finally caught up.
So, send Embiggen off with pride and at least a little cash in the pocket - go down to 197 Lt Lonsdale Street in the middle of Melbourne and buy a boxload.
Ken Mcleod is a retired air traffic controller and national manager of aviation search and rescue, Australian aviation representative on two UN committees, and once upon a time a private pilot. Recently he appeard on national TV in Australia to cross swords with a Chemtrail Conspiracy Theorist.
Belinda Wilson is a conservation ecologist who specialises
in reintroduction biology, behavioural ecology, and spatial dynamics.
She has worked in the university, government and private sectors,
and is currently undertaking a PhD in the Fenner School of Environment
and Society at The Australian National University, researching the
reintroduction biology of the eastern quoll. Interview by Kevin Davies.
Walmart is committing wide-scale consumer fraud and endangering the
health of its customers though its sale and marketing of homeopathic
medicines, the Center for Inquiry alleges in a lawsuit
filed in the District of Columbia on May 20.
We talk to Nicholas Little CFI's Vice President and
Palaeo Pictures is a video documentary production company specialising
in stories from palaeontology. They are run by an expert palaeontologist
with extensive media production experience. They tell their stories
through the palaeontologists and they follow the research as it
is actually happening.
Pint of Science Australia runs events to bring researchers across
all fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and
medicine to share their recent discoveries with the local community.
You don't need any science background to attend a #PintAU19
event. It's an opportunity to find out how research today is impacting
our lives tomorrow, ask questions, and to meet some really inspiring
A chat with Tom and Jirana, the National directors
for Pint of Science Australia.
Do you remember a few years back when a rich and famous actor
decided to bring his beloved pets to Australia on a holiday, but
instead of doing it the legal way, by putting them through quarantine
first, he decided to just smuggle them in and not tell anyone....
Join the cast of the Skeptic Zone Podcast, and host of
special guests, in their first audio adventure as they board the
Australian Space Ship Solar Flare to fight
the forces of woo thoughout the galaxy!
Invented, Folded and Photographed
by Richard Saunders
The Skeptic Zone Podcast
is an independent production by Richard Saunders and the team of reporters.
The views and opinions expressed on the Skeptics Zone Podcast are not
necessarily those Australian Skeptics Inc. or any other skeptical organisation.