fake science http://nhpr.org en TED's Fight Against Bad Science http://nhpr.org/post/teds-fight-against-bad-science <P>TED is the world-wide home for “Ideas Worth Spreading,” and the non-profit organization’s event videos are watched by an eager audience of millions.&nbsp;&nbsp;People wanted their own local TED experience, and the TEDx phenomenon grew quickly with over 5700 events since starting in 2009.</P> <P>These conferences are locally-produced, always free, and presented under strict licensing agreements. The content, however, is up to local teams. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:15:53 +0000 Virginia Prescott 18769 at http://nhpr.org TED's Fight Against Bad Science Fake Science 101 http://nhpr.org/post/fake-science-101 <p>Science is one of those topics it seems you either get or you don’t. If you fall in the latter category, you might have wished at some point – maybe during a high school physics test – that you could just make up the answers and get credit for being clever. &nbsp;&nbsp;Well, our next guest makes his living doing exactly that. <strong>Phil Edwards </strong>is the author behind the <a href="http://fakescience.tumblr.com/">Fake Science </a>blog, and a new sort of textbook called <em>F<em>ake</em> Science 101. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:45:51 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 11929 at http://nhpr.org Fake Science 101