There is this urban myth – right up there with the one about the psycho hidden in the back seat of a car – about the dispassionate scientist who stands above the fray, oblivious to any concern but the Truth. Like Mother Theresa with a slide-rule, he doesn’t have a mortgage, does not rely on [...]
Would this adorable panda bear lie to you? (PS: send money!)
When Conrad Black launched the National Post ten years ago, as a more or less conservative alternative to Canada’s liberal/leftist daily papers, one of his first hires was Donna Laframboise.
Laframboise’s resume doesn’t exactly inspire your confidence, if you’re a typical conservative: she’s got a degree [...]
The United Nations (UN), once again, has egg on its face.
In 1999, a little known Indian scientist named Syed Hasnain engaged in “speculations” about the melting of the world’s glaciers. He wrote a piece in a popular Indian magazine where he described his musings on the possible effects of global warming. His central premise was [...]