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...]

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...]


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