The Ark Park Shouldn’t Have Government Support

Barry Lynn at Americans United has a quick and amusing explanation of why it’s wrong for the Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority to offer more than $40,000,000 in tax rebates for the Creation Museum’s “Ark Encounter” park: The state has no business funding this nonsense. It’s bad science. And it’s bad religion the same religious [Read More...]

Centre For Inquiry Sneaks Into Peter Popoff ‘Faith-Healing’ Event and Gets Damning Footage

Con artist and “faith healer” Peter Popoff has been debunked by James Randi before: Popoff is one of those guys who disappears for a little while after an incident like that — when he’s called out on his bullshit — and then comes right back to pick up where he left off. (There’s money to [Read More...]

That’s One Way to Fix the Problem…

Wanna hear a joke? Homeopathy. (ZING!) (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]

How I Got Kicked Out of the AutismOne Con: Part 2

This is a guest post by Jamie Bernstein. Jamie is a graduate student in public policy at the University of Chicago as well as the Vice-President of the Women Thinking Free Foundation. She has previously written about anti-vaxers here and here. … You can (and should) read Part One of Jamie’s story at Skepchick before [Read More...]

The 2011 Pigasus Awards

Every year on April 1st, the James Randi Educational Foundation announces the recipients of the Pigasus Awards. They go to psychics, pseudo-scientists, faith healers, and the like — and the people who enable them. Among the “winners” this year: NASA Engineer Richard B. Hoover, who recently announced for the third time in 14 years that [Read More...]


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