Dead Relatives as Robots – Rather Missing The Point

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The idea that we'd make robots to mimic our dead relatives is rather to miss the point. A more desirable goal is to make...

Sorry Honey, Capitalism Ain’t The Problem With Sex

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The Guardian treats us to another of these feminist rants where the writer manages to show absolutely no understanding of the subjects under discussion...

Today In Feminism – Yes, We’re Getting Petty And Vindictive Now

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Two stories that are worth chewing over lightly to illustrate the state of feminism in our sceptered isle these days. An actress who doesn't...

Can We Conclude Here That Danny Dorling Is An Idiot?

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I think the answer is probably yes, we can conclude that Danny Dorling is an idiot. Which is a pity, given that he's Professor...

I Just Want To Show Off My Nuts, I Don’t Need A German Hand...

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I am looking at bowls and I'm rather confused. My only real requirement is that they should be usable for putting nuts in and...

Law Maker Complains That The Law Is An Ass

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Rachel Reeves rather seems to have forgotten that she's one of the lawmakers who made the law that is being obeyed here: The chair of...

Labour’s Truly Nutso Plan To Fine Gender Pay Gap Companies

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Labour has a plan to fine companies which persistently have a gender pay gap. A fine example of how we'll never solve a problem...

WTF! An Economic Tour of the Weird

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The first thing to say about this podcast is that we discover that the dismal science isn’t always dismal. In this Economics Detective Radio...

Gender Neutral Toilets And The Absence Of New Soviet Man

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We can most certainly make an argument that all toilets should just be gender neutral. Then we've no problems with any trans- or cis-...

Huzzah! We’re Done, Childrens’ Stereotypes Of Scientists Include Women Now

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It's an obvious enough observation that the world isn't perfect. There are indeed many things about it that we'd like to change. But we...