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The Modern Myth of Eostre (or: no, the Christians didn't nick it from the Pagans)

Over on Patheos there’s a wonderful interview with an old friend of mine, Adrian Bott – better known online as Cavalorn. Cavalorn is a children’s author (responsible for, amongst other things, the… 475 more words


Link of the day: the perils of greenwashing and idiocracy

Read the full piece at Back From Nature. A lesson in scepticism. Think, learn, research, think again, question everything. But maintain balance and common sense. 163 more words

Recycling Other People's Old Pants

The Notorious N. G. T.

I’m not sure what is more appalling – that in 2010-2012, there were 386 patients who had a nasogastric tube inserted to evaluate for GI bleeding, or that it needs to be published in 2015.  107 more words

Improving Outcomes

10 @OfstedNews MythBusters by @TeacherToolkit

This is blog about the recent updates published by OfSTED on 11th March 2015. This document is commonly known as, OfSTED Inspections: Clarification for Schools… 536 more words

Teaching And Learning

Apprenticeships : Myth busting | Edition #1

Apprenticeships are only for those who can’t get into University

Let’s make this clear; Apprenticeships are purely an alternative to University not a second-rate option! There’s very challenging apprenticeship schemes out there with strong competition and tough applications. 51 more words

Mythbusting - Scrolling

by Lucy

‘Below the fold’

A commonly held idea in web publishing is that content that users have to scroll to find will go unnoticed. Instead you should front-load your content so that it appears as close to the top of the page as possible. 406 more words


Steroids, Cellulitis, and the IV Antibiotics Hoax.

There’s been a rash of literature on steroids for infectious processes, and today’s post is no different. At the end of 2014, a study came out looking at 31 pediatric patients at a tertiary children’s hospital diagnosed with orbital cellulitis that were evaluated for the efficacy of adjuvant steroids.  355 more words

Improving Outcomes