Hello Skeptifans. It’s a rainy day in Vancouver, but that hasn’t stopped a fresh batch of Fails and Wins from arriving.
Fluoride, or how I learned to stop worrying and drink the water
Mike sent in this Win. It’s a nice piece on fluoride that discusses the history of distrust of fluoridation, and it gives not false balance to the anti-fluoride crowd.
Treating autism: new science highlights what works
Lorne sent in this story. What makes it a win? It’s an autism story that discusses science, not woo.
As it Happens covers the Pigasus awards
A recent As it Happens episode had a great interview with James Randi discussing the Pigasus Awards, which are given to practitioners of woo and anti-science promoters. You can listen to the episode on line.
Seer says stars and history are aligned for Canucks to bring home hockey Holy Grail
Ian sent in this Fail. The title speaks for itself.
That’s the Fails and Wins for this week, folks. Keep ‘em coming to links [AT] skepticnorth [DOT] com.