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Started by Greg Gorey Jun 3, 2011. 0 Replies

I thought you guys might me interested in the Michael Shermer and…Continue

Tags: Randi, Shermer, skepticism

Why People Believe in Conspiracies - By Michael Shermer

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by Joli Feb 23, 2011. 5 Replies

Why People Believe in ConspiraciesA skeptic's take on the public's fascination with disinformationBy Michael Shermer  | September 10,…Continue

QED Vodka-Homeopathy Expose' 10:23 Campaign

Started by Andrea Steele. Last reply by No name Jan 26, 2011. 3 Replies

This is SO cool! The 10:23 Campaign has already made significant progress in exposing the fraud behind homeopathic "medicine" in the UK. Here's the link. For some reason it isn't embedding. :/ …Continue

Tags: science, UK, homeopathy, skeptic

Is There Such a Thing as Life After Death?

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by kumera Dec 14, 2010. 24 Replies

On television you can't escape it.  The National Geographic Channel, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, even the Science Channel lower their standards to cater to the undeniable human 'need'…Continue

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Comment by Sydni Moser on May 6, 2010 at 7:49am
I haven't yet watched this documentary, but I thought it might be of interest to my fellow Skeptics, so I'm offering it up...

Extraordinary People: The Million Dollar Mind Reader

Derek Ogilvie says he can read the minds of infants who are too young to communicate verbally.

Now he agrees to undergo a series of controlled experiments to test the limits of his alleged abilities.

He even faces the ultimate skeptic in the form of James Randi, an investigator of the paranormal who has offered $1million to anyone who can provide evidence of the supernatural.

Apparently. “I get little movies played to me, I really do, I’m not a liar, I really, really do,” pants the Scotsman, spherical head bobbing like a drowning apple as footage shows the “professional psychic” doing frantic jazz hands while an expressionless toddler batters his thighs with something plastic.

Here, Ogilvie subjects himself to James Randi’s “one million dollar psychic challenge”, which promises to separate the actually psychic wheat from the transparently cobblers chaff. Unmissable.

Watch it for free
Comment by Reggie on April 24, 2010 at 1:48am
Hey! 100 members! Yay!
Comment by James on April 23, 2010 at 9:42pm
lol, Great poster Philip.

It's good to hear you guys like the logo. I was happy to help. :)
Comment by Reggie on April 23, 2010 at 12:52pm
All praise goes to James. I'm just the financier. ;-)
Comment by Morgan Matthew on April 23, 2010 at 12:36pm
New Logo looks great :]
Comment by Reggie on April 23, 2010 at 9:00am
How does the new logo look? Thanks, James!
Comment by Adrian on April 20, 2010 at 6:31pm
James Randi "commits suicide" by homeopathy at TED.

http://www.ted.com/talks/james_randi.html
Comment by Henry Ruddle on April 15, 2010 at 1:19pm
I was hoping for a Dover-style repudiation of chiropractic to come out of the case, but alas no courtroom showdown. However, I heard Simon Singh tell Rebecca Watson the other day that 1 in 4 chiropractors in Britain are now under an investigation of some sort ... presumably fraud, but he didn't specify ... as a result of publicity over the court case.
Comment by Cara Coleen on April 5, 2010 at 9:20am
Reggie... that video makes me wanna cry. Stupid Republicans! Stop brainwashing my mother!!!
Comment by Reggie on April 5, 2010 at 8:15am
 

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