My media week 01/03/09

Leading sceptic Michael Shermer wrote this article about two myths that persist about evolution and natural selection.


A subject dear to my heart is male beauty and there are some big changes are taking place. Facial hair is back and men are getting into cosmetics and botox. Men are no longer wearing aftershave; perfume and fragrance are now in vogue. Find out about all this in this podcast from ABC’s By Design.


Radio Open Source has an interview with Jonah Lehrer about brain science. His new book How We Decide is a set of cautionary tales about the limits of the rational brain, that peculiarly human pre-frontal cortex, and by implication the limits of rational science.


The Daily Mash has this piece about hapless UK PM Gordon Brown – Brown Refuses To Hand Back Pension.






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