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May 21, 2016
Want To Know Your Future? In India, a Little Birdie Tells You
In India's Tamil Nadu state, men with trained parakeets happily take bird-brained patrons' money. The parakeets are...
May 18, 2016
Tarot Card Reader Wanted at a Phoenix Mall (Psychic Powers Not Necessary)
If you live in Phoenix, this Tarot Card reader position at a mall may be...
May 10, 2016
“Psychic” Mail Fraud Operation Shut Down After Taking $180 Million from Gullible Americans
A fake psychic network -- I'm being redundant here -- has been shut down thanks...
May 02, 2016
How Yelp is Affecting Self-Proclaimed Psychics and Tarot Card Readers
For a long time, skeptics have been trying to debunk claims of psychic powers by...
April 24, 2016
This Chiropractor Cracks a Baby’s Back in This Highly Disturbing Promotional Video
The science behind chiropractic, with an arguable exception or two, is virtually non-existent. Manipulating your...
April 21, 2016
Here’s an Excellent Question to Ask People Who Are “Cleansing” or “Detoxing”
Sabrina Tavernise, writing for the New York Times, shines a spotlight on the very Paltrowy practice...
April 10, 2016
Why Do Self-Described Skeptics Sometimes Believe in Pseudoscience and Conspiracy Theories?
If you, like me, are obsessed with Survivor, then you're no doubt a fan of...
April 06, 2016
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Latest Pseudoscientific Beauty Tip: Get Stung by Bees to Be Beautiful!
It’s probably fair to say that you shouldn’t take health advice from someone who advocates...
April 05, 2016
Naturopaths Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Treat Children
After the death of a toddler due to negligent parents who offered him naturopathic remedies...
April 04, 2016
There’s Finally Someone with Less Credibility Than a Self-Proclaimed Psychic
I didn't know "Christian psychics" were a thing... until I saw this:
March 29, 2016
Tyler Henry Says He’s a “Skeptical Psychic” Because “Anybody Can Tell You Your Loved One Loves You”
Tyler Henry is the 20-year-old "medium" whose show on E! is all about his outreach...
March 12, 2016
Gwyneth Paltrow is Now Promoting Skincare Products That Have Been Meditated Over
Last year, we wrote about actress Gwyneth Paltrow because she was promoting the idea of...
March 08, 2016
The Alphabet of Alternative Medicine
At Gizmodo, Bryan Menegus has an excellent "A-to-Z Guide to Bullshit Alternative Medicine" -- which,...
March 01, 2016
Psychic Medium: If Atheists Tell Suicidal People Not to Speak to Me, Blood is on Their Hands
Christine Pavlina is a psychic medium who, like everyone else in that world, claims to...
February 24, 2016
A Researcher Reviewed 176 Studies on Homeopathy and Found It To Be a “Therapeutic Dead-End”
Last year, researchers for Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council concluded that homeopathy was...
February 17, 2016
The Clouds Are Trying to Tell You Something, Says “Psychic”
From "psychic medium" James van Praagh comes this revelation pulled straight out of his ass:
February 03, 2016
Charlie Sheen Disputes “HIV Cure” Doctor’s Claims
Last Friday, Bill Maher chucked his Skeptic card right out the window (again). He invited...
January 27, 2016
Doctor Says His Bible-Based Program Will Change Your Body Chemistry and Prevent Chronic Disease
Got health problems? Well, I've got good news, friend. Behavioral cardiologist Dr. James Marcum has...
January 21, 2016
Hollywood “Medium” Tyler Henry, Whose Show Premieres Sunday, Wants to Specialize in Suicide Victims
This Sunday, E! will premiere a new show about a "psychic" who helps Hollywood stars...
December 22, 2015
Somehow, a Kickstarter Project to Protect You from Spooky “Signals” is Nearing Its Funding Goal
Have you ever heard how signals are harmful? What signals, you ask? All sorts of...
December 05, 2015
Study Shows That People Find Fake Deepak Chopra Quotations “Profound”
Sure, we joked about it. We made memes about it. But in a shocking new development,...
December 03, 2015
Animal Shelter Founder Claims to Speak with Your Dead Pets
The Great Dane Sanctuary, an animal shelter in Wisconsin, must be a pretty special place,...
December 03, 2015
Make Sure You Ask These Questions Before Your Next Tarot Reading
Are you looking for some vague statements regarding your past, present and future? Then do...
November 29, 2015
Dad Who Tried to “Cure” His Sons’ Autism with Homeopathic Medicine Loses Custody of Them
In a disturbing case out of Canada (with somewhat of a happy ending, at least),...
November 23, 2015
Nassim Nicholas Taleb Defends Homeopathy on Twitter
Author and statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan, recently tweeted his support...
November 16, 2015
Lovelorn Man Lets Two Psychics Swindle Him Out of the Better Part of a Million Dollars
Niall Rice, a 33-year-old Internet consultant, is unenviable in many ways. He has a substance...
November 07, 2015
Five-Year-Old Boy Has Psychic Powers, Says Neuroscientist Who Apparently Believes Anything
There's a story making the rounds about how five-year-old Ramses Sanguino has telepathic powers. What's really...
October 30, 2015
Catholic Archdiocese: That Live Exorcism on TV Tonight Isn’t Real, but It Might Tempt Satan
Later tonight, Destination America will stage a live exorcism at the same St. Louis location...
October 14, 2015
Lamar Odom is Fighting for His Life After Overdosing on “Herbal” Viagra
Last night, Lamar Odom, the former NBA champion who used to be married to Khloé...
September 27, 2015
Lottery Winner Credits Psychic and Lucky Store and Make It Stop My Brain Hurts
You know what I hate about the lottery? The winners never say, "I randomly won!"...
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