Daily Archives: April 12, 2016

Obscure Progressive Rock: Skryvania

From Prog Archives: ‘Back in the mid 70s, the almost fully instrumental quartet SKRYVANIA came from the union of a bunch of French teenage prog-heads – still in high school – who wanted to emulate their musical idols: YES, GENESIS, … Continue reading

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Another Big Fat Fail For The Lipid Hypothesis by Tom Naughton

‘Bacterial pneumonia, once a leading killer of the old and the very young, is caused by (duh) bacteria.  If you kill the bacteria, the pneumonia goes away.  It doesn’t really matter how you kill the bacteria, either.  If a patient … Continue reading

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A Weekly Dose of Hazlitt: Schizophrenic Budget

“Schizophrenic Budget” is the title of Henry Hazlitt’s Newsweek column from February 2, 1959. Here, Hazlitt provides an example of the federal budget game that is still played today. In this game, politicians call for either a balanced budget or … Continue reading

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