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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!"...
September 27, 2015
A “Spiritual Medium” Reveals a Secret
The truth comes out! And it's just what we always suspected...
September 17, 2015
Chopra Watch: A BS Sandwich of Astrology, Primordial Vibrations, and Spirit Math
Luckily for you, I receive Deepak Chopra's "Chopra Centered Lifestyle Newsletter" -– how's that title...
September 08, 2015
Dozens of Homeopathy Conference Attendees End Up in Hospital After Taking Actual Drug
The headline may be humorous, but the actual situation is devastating. At an alternative medicine...
September 08, 2015
Faith-Healer Adam Miller May Reopen Lawsuit Against YouTuber Who Called Him Out on His Claims
Remember faith-healer Adam Miller? He's the guy who claims to be able to cure cancer,...
September 03, 2015
Maybe We Should Be Helping Out the Psychics
Stephan Pastis' Pearls Before Swine comic strip today pretty much illustrates why skeptics should avoid...
August 31, 2015
Did a New Official UK Report Really Say That Police Should Consult Psychics?
It would certainly seem so, judging by newspaper coverage of the UK College of Policing draft report proposing...
August 29, 2015
Arrested Psychics Confess Their Scams in Order to Get Out of Prison
A number of psychics who have been arrested for defrauding their clients could get an...
August 04, 2015
Why You Should Stop Using Homeopathic Medicine
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, explains why you should stop using...
July 28, 2015
At Priest’s Suggestion, Nepalese Men Slaughter 10-Year-Old Boy in Human Sacrifice
In a case of superstition turning deadly in Nepal, Kodai Harijan admitted to killing 10-year-old...
July 27, 2015
Indian Witch Doctors, Visiting New Zealand on Temporary Visas, Are Conning Locals Out of Their Money
Apparently, Indian witch doctors are visiting New Zealand on "tourist or temporary work visas," setting...
July 26, 2015
Virginia Psychic Indicted on Fraud Charges; She Never Saw It Coming
Tell me if you've heard this one before: A "psychic" bilked her customers out of...
July 25, 2015
Former CEO Accused of Sending $510,000 of Company Money to Psychics
Who do you call for health care advice if you're a CEO who allegedly embezzled...
July 20, 2015
To Counter California Drought, Some Farmers Are Resorting to “Water Witches”
It's said that desperate times call for desperate measures. In California, where farmlands have been...
July 07, 2015
In Tanzania, Where Albino Children Are Targeted by Witch Doctors, One School is Keeping Them Safe
In an overcrowded school in northern Tanzania, hundreds of albino children have found a safe...
July 06, 2015
To the Media Who Promoted Faux “Wellness Guru” Belle Gibson: No, You Don’t Get to Criticize Her Lack of Apology
Kylie Willey was suffering the agony of cancer and the sickness of chemotherapy when a...
June 28, 2015
Unvaccinated Child in Spain Dies from Diphtheria
Earlier this month, I posted about a couple in Spain that didn't get their six-year-old...
June 18, 2015
Etsy’s Bullshit Ban is Angering Witches Who Sell Spells
At some point over the past couple of months, it appears that Etsy -- the...
June 10, 2015
Acupuncturist Finds New Way to Separate Yuppies From Their Money
The other day, my Facebook News Feed was all abuzz about an NPR story titled,...
June 07, 2015
Woman Asks Psychics to Connect With a Dead Sister Who Never Existed… and (Surprise!) They All Do
Vice's Jackie Hong performed a simple experiment to test the claims of several psychics in...
June 05, 2015
“Psychic” Arrested After Duping Lovesick Man Out of $700,000
Every time we post about psychics, there's inevitably a reader who wonders why we make...
June 04, 2015
Australian Medical Group Slams Homeopathy, Saying It’s “Not Effective and Should Not Be Prescribed”
I don't know what prompted them to do it now, but this is a very...
June 04, 2015
Child in Spain Diagnosed with Diphtheria Because His Parents Didn’t Vaccinate Him
It's bad enough when people don't get vaccinated because they believe in pseudoscience. But when...
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