After having installed new radiators over the weekend and finally sorting any dripping valves that didn't have sufficient PTFE tape around them I thought I'd done a good job! However, one radiator downstairs wasn't getting any hot water and I also thought I had a leak as there was a damp patch on my ceiling in the kitchen!...
It’s easy to think of pseudoscience existing in a glass case at a museum – something to be examined and critiqued from a safe distance, but not something to touch and to play with. Using examples taken from his own personal experiences in skepticism, Michael Marshall will show what happens when you begin to crack the surface of the pseudosciences that surround us – revealing the surprising, sometimes shocking, and often comic, adventures that lie beneath.
One of the UK's most outspoken and well-qualified opponents of alternative medicine and bad science, pharmacologist David Colquhoun runs the DC's Improbable Science blog, which is devoted to criticism of scientific fraud and quackery. It has a particular focus on alternative medicine, including homeopathy, Traditional Chinese medicine, herbal medicine and other practices, which he calls 'pure gobbledygook'.
Cancer Research UK’s Cheltenham Race for Life is BACK! And we need you to stand up, stretch your hamstrings and be counted.
Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course where you can show cancer that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink.