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...]

Do You Know What Time It Is?

For the American readers, at some point this morning, in whatever time zone you’re in, the time will be: 04:05:06 07/08/09 (4:05 am, 6 seconds, on July 8th, 2009.) You know what the significance of that is? There is none. None at all. Just thought I’d point that out. Now, if only someone could tell [Read More...]

John Edward’s New Psychic Website “Infinite Quest” Scams the Gullible

John Edward, the “psychic” and “biggest douche in the universe,” has started a website to scam gullible people called Infinite Quest. What pseudo-scientific categories are discussed on the site? Astrology, Numerology, Tarot, Psychic, Reincarnation, etc. Just like his TV show, it targets people who are depressed and vulnerable, who would rather get false hope than [Read More...]

Finally, Pareidolia We Can Get On Board With

Just think of what you’ve been missing by eating fruit without looking for a sign! (Thanks to Reed for the link!) [Read more...]


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