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A critical comment on "Contextual sensitivity in scientific reproducibility"

Psychological science is surprisingly difficult to replicate (Open Science Collaboration, 2015). Researchers are desperate to find out why. A new study in the prestigious journal PNAS ( 1,659 more words

Richard Kunert

Does the Automatic Fire Alarm system work well?

Tags: false alarm, automatic alarm system, smoke detector, fire brigade

Australia has a high rate of false alarm since the Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) system was deployed. 605 more words


Part 2 of all clear!

So after a week of incessantly reading (and fondling/scratching/looking at my left breast) and researching about some of the worst cancers that have “itching and redness” as the main symptom and becoming first convinced, that the coincidences are just to great I mean….. 606 more words


Week 36 - children's ward

On Monday night Reindeer had his first, and I hope only, experience of the children’s ward at our local hospital.

Monday itself has been a good day; we began by going swimming and I was pleased to see that, despite a fortnight’s break, Reindeer really enjoyed himself. 1,200 more words


Watsonville Police Say Woman's Kidnapping Was False Alarm

WATSONVILLE (CBS SF) — A 33-year-old woman police initially reported as kidnapped in Watsonville Friday morning has been found, and investigators now say the incident was a false alarm. 124 more words


Rant about False Alarms

Sorry, need to rant a bit.

So I was in PE class this morning when the fire alarms go off.  The alarms are like screaming in our ears and we’re all mildly freaked out that there might be an actual fire.   221 more words