My Day at an Anti-Vaccination Rally

This is a guest post by Jamie Bernstein. Jamie is a graduate student in public policy at the University of Chicago. … I am generally not the activist type. It’s not that I don’t have strong opinions or don’t care deeply about a variety of issues, but I just generally don’t like to go to [Read More…]

Watch James Van Praagh Make Shit Up

The skeptics among us know that James Van Praagh is a con and a fraud. He’s one of those people who can “talk to dead people” who have “crossed over.” Just like John Edward. It’s hard to convince believers that it’s all a game of cold reading, though, when their TV shows are edited down [Read More…]

Noah’s Ark Found?

Of course not. But that’s not stopping a Christian group from saying otherwise. Now a group called Noah’s Ark Ministries International says they’ve found the ship’s wreckage. “It’s not 100 per cent that it is Noah’s Ark, but we think it is 99.9 per cent that this is it,” researcher Yeung Wing-Cheung told Agence-France Presse. [Read More…]

James Randi Speaks at TED

A fantastic video of James Randi speaking at the 2007 TED conference has just been posted. Even if you know about JREF and the Million Dollar Challenge, this is a wonderful talk to watch: [Read more…]

A Happy Day for Skeptics and Atheists

There were a couple incredible news stories taking over the skeptic/atheist world yesterday. To recap: After Simon Singh won his recent appeal, the British Chiropractic Association has dropped their case against him (PDF)! This means Singh is almost done with this nightmare — which started because he spoke the truth about the BCA: their products [Read More…]


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