All Posts Tagged With "salt"

Watching Water Boil

Watching Water Boil

30 August 2011 by Marion Kilgour

Recently, I stopped adding salt to my water for cooking pasta. I had always been told by my mother that adding salt makes the water boil faster…but everything seemed to be taking the same amount of time. This seemed like something I hadn’t thought about before but could now easily apply some critical thinking to. […]

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Posted in Critical Thinking, Diet and Nutrition, Science14 Comments

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

04 July 2010 by Melany Hamill

Are streaks fact or fiction? Erin spotted this skeptical baseball story about “streaks”. It’s an interesting read about the statistics and emotions behind winning streaks. No child cancer, cell tower link: study Marion spotted this story about the (lack of a) link between cell phone towers and childhood cancer. The story goes on to talk […]

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Posted in Skeptical Fails and Wins3 Comments