One of those occasional random little posts when a few pertinent links crop up at the same time and so it’s worth putting them out there.
First off, here’s a superb opinion piece on cranks vs scientists and highlighting the importance of science outreach.
Finally, I’ve just discovered I’ve been missing out on Dan Chure’s ‘Land of the Dead’ blog. Whoops! Well, you can always catch up now and read all the old posts.