Why is the Discovery Channel Promoting the Creation Museum?

I thought this was a promotional piece for an episode of MythBusters. It’s not. Discovery Channel ran an ad for the Creation Museum. Or to put it another way: A science channel ran an ad that said the programming on that channel tells you lies. Daniel Florien explains: Recently, one of our readers was watching [Read More...]

Solar Eclipse Freaks Out Indians

Well, this is just embarrassing for my people. Not as bad as having to marry a tree before your husband, but still nothing to be proud of. Indian astrologers are predicting violence and turmoil across the world as a result of this week’s total solar eclipse, which the superstitious and religious view as a sign [Read More...]

101 Damnations

Looks like there are currently 101 people signed up with the Secular Student Alliance to join PZ Myers on a tour through the Creation Museum! All the info is here if you’d like to join us! [Read more...]

iPhone Applications for the Pseudoscientific

Crispian has compiled a list of the number of iPhone apps that cater to the religious/pseudoscientific. Here’s a taste of it: Paranormal Woo Astrology – 65 Apps Tarot Cards – 61 Apps Psychic – 60 Apps Fortune Telling – 41 Apps Voodoo – 41 Apps Numerology – 32 Apps Palm Reading – 28 Apps Ouija [Read More...]

Ask Richard: A Tricky Situation about Infant Vaccinations

Richard, I think it’s great you’re doing an advice column for us skeptics. My question: My wife’s office has become a maternity ward. Of the 10 eligible women, 5 are pregnant. In the last couple of weeks, they have begun passing books around and talking about their plans for their newborns. Unfortunately, one of the [Read More...]


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