Tri-City Herald Publishes Creationist’s Tall Tale As News

Here’s a perfect example of bad reporting. John Trumbo of the Tri-City Herald in Washington state wrote an article about Greg Morgan, a local man who recently found an unusual sandstone formation. And there’s only one conclusion he can draw from it: Morgan, who is a mechanical engineer and worked in the aviation industry before [Read More...]

Larry King Wants to be Frozen and Brought Back to Life After Death

Brrr! Larry King is hoping for a cold afterlife. The former CNN host told his guests on “CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings” (which aired Dec. 4th) that he wants to be frozen after death “on the hope that they’ll find whatever I died of and they’ll bring me back.”     [Read More...]

Why Is a Science Website Selling Unscientific Products?

***Update***: Edmund Scientifics has responded to this post here. They say they’re transitioning the products to a different part of their website, but 1) They’re still in Psychology as I type this and 2) They’re still being sold without a disclaimer (or anything similar) that it’s fake science. … If you were looking to pick [Read More...]

James van Praagh Can’t Talk to Dead People

Con artist James van Praagh says he can talk to dead people once they’ve “crossed over”… but for some reason, he has trouble speaking to zombies when they’re a few feet away from him. The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) brought a small horde of costumed ‘zombies,’ carrying signs reading “Van Praaaaaaagh” and “talk to [Read More...]

JREF Issues a Direct Challenge to James Van Praagh

I know “psychic” James Van Praagh will never respond to the Million Dollar Challenge because he’s a con artist and he’s making too much money defrauding gullible people desperate for contact with their dead loved ones to “prove his powers.” But it’s good to see the James Randi Educational Foundation going after him directly in [Read More...]


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