Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses

Zach Weinersmith of SMBC comics and various science folk are putting on a Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses.  The festival will include presentations of “well-argued and thoroughly researched but completely incorrect evolutionary theory”.  They’re looking for people to give 5 minute presentations.  It takes place at MIT on the 20th April, submissions are due 10th March.

Finally, a place for all our hard work on spurious correlations in culturally evolved systems.

More details here

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