Skeptic History Notes
– The legend of a curse of the pharaohs gained wide attention after the death of Lord Carnarvon just six weeks after the opening of King Tut’s burial chamber on February 16, 1923.
– The paper “Radiocarbon Dating of the Shroud of Turin” was published in the February 16, 1989 issue of Nature.
– Jacobson v. Massachusetts affirmed the validity of compulsory vaccination laws in the U.S. in a ruling on February 20, 1905.
– Debunking and bunk are based on the word bunkum which dates from a quite boring Congressional speech attempted on February 25, 1820.
– Skeptic History facts are posted daily on social media find out where on this page at the Skeptools blog.
– Tom Merritt is the host of Tech News Today for the TWiT Network.
– Derek has been on Tech News Today.
– You can find out more about Tom at his website.
– Foxconn is a massive tech manufacturer out of China.
– There has been some depressing news about Foxconn recently.
– When you dig into the actual information it paints a slightly different picture.
– Bob Blaskiewicz and Eve Siebert run and write for the blog Skeptical Humanities.
– The Movie ‘Anonymous‘ makes the claim that Shakespeare did not actually pen his plays.
– Bob and Eve have written a good post about the movie here.
– There is a ton of evidence that Shakespeare did, in fact, write his plays.
– Shakespeare gave much of his possessions to his daughter in his will.