They Do It So You Don’t Have To

Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy have an excellent podcast in which they try out all the skeptical things you always hear about. In recent months, they’ve gotten ear-candled, visited a Sikh Gurdwara, and — this is impressive — gone through five months’ worth of classes in order to become official Mormons. In Part 1, your [Read More…]

JREF to Appear on ABC’s Primetime Nightline

Wednesday night’s Primetime Nightline on ABC will focus on “psychic abilities.” Besides interviewing “psychics” like James Van Praagh, though, ABC producers also spoke with the folks at JREF — James Randi, DJ Grothe, Banachek, and Jamy Ian Swiss. Smart move. They also taped the “first-ever open Million Dollar Challenge event where hundreds of New York [Read More…]

You Didn’t Have An Out-Of-Body Experience

While I was gone last week, Nightline ran a segment about out-of-body experiences and Bob Woodruff interviewed atheist superwoman Margaret Downey for a perspective that doesn’t involve the supernatural. She sets him straight about why those visions occur, politely counters when he brings up his own memories of a “spiritual experience,” and generally comes off [Read More…]

The NorthWest ‘Science’ ‘Museum’ Set to Open in Idaho

A new building dedicated to preaching Creationism will soon open in Nampa, Idaho, though it doesn’t look like they’ve even broken ground yet. They call it the NorthWest Science Museum: What is the purpose? To lead people to a better understanding of God by viewing His Creation and to show that creation science can explain [Read More…]

You Can Be Deepak Chopra…

… though I can’t imagine why any intelligent person would want to be. Other than the money. The man is rolling in cash. Anyway, everything you need to write his next book is in this Mad Libs (click to enlarge): And now you know all of his secrets. (Thanks to JB for the link!) [Read more…]