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ben goldacre
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for taminerds RT @pognosis: look at that... a padlock next to the 'data room' section mugas.net #ironic pic.twitter.com/yWvdObVCmR
This reddit comment is the single greatest thing I’ve ever read on the boringness of football reddit.com/r/britishprobl…
@bengoldacre are you allowed to think about it in your head?
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@bengoldacre No one told me about these new rules about how journalists are allowed to respond to press releases.
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Journalist does job, interviews outside sources, writes critical piece. Sceintists complain. bmj.com/content/348/bm… HT @bengoldacre
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Prof van Tam: “you’re not allowed to discuss our study”. Possibly the silliest serious rabid response I’ve ever read. bmj.com/content/348/bm…
using the “Star” function in Gmail on importnt emails requiring long replies has let me selectively reply only to trivial mail for years now
following my suggestion that @doctorow would casually wear the knight hoodie, i’m pleased to see twitter.com/doctorow/statu…
Armoured knight hoodies. Kind of thing @doctorow would wear out and you’d be all “huh” and he'd be like “whatever" etsy.com/shop/iamknight…
Does the census tend to give higher estimates of religiosity prevalence? If so, why? @markrt you know this stuff bbc.co.uk/news/uk-271050…
"This is the single biggest ethical problem facing medicine today." on.ted.com/j0BJU
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Haha Portland are draining their 38 million gallon water reservoir because one kid did one wee in it RT @powercrazed: slate.com/blogs/the_slat…
This is precisely how I view salad. "@gazza_d: It's natures toothbrush for your colon twitpic.com/dndfup
Why do I feel dizzy and hungry? Why? Because I ate salad for lunch. Calorieless bowelbrush.
More importantly, why doesn't anyone make caterpillar/grub sleeping bags for babies?
So here's Ross Slater, the daily mail journalist who defrauded the food bank. twitter.com/rossslateruk/s…
I don't really like hatchet job reviews. Here's a fantastic essay on them. slate.com/articles/arts/…
If we take the honours system at face value, NHS whistleblowers are exactly the people it should be rewarding. Nomination forms are online.
Unsung NHS heroes who went beyond their jobs. So: let's campaign to get honours for whistleblowers? RT @drphilhammond drphilhammond.com/blog/wp-conten…
Even if tamiflu had worked, the logistical issues of distributing it were problematic bmj.com/content/348/bm…
HMRC to sell pseudonymised taxpayer data. Feels like govt has vague notion data is interesting without grokking risk theguardian.com/politics/2014/…
Spring clean office. Reorganise wardrobe. Go for run. Research rumours on new macbooks. DSM5 Deadline Psychosis subtype (i) hypomanic.
Whats the story with Dr Mattu, the NHS whistleblower vindicated today? Page 19 of this stunning @drphilhammond report drphilhammond.com/blog/wp-conten…
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