Previously posted on Skepchick…
The James Randi Educational Foundation has repeatedly offered “psychic” James Van Praagh a million dollars if he can demonstrate under scientific controls that he has the ability to speak to the dead. They have been ignored. Repeatedly. So, they tried something new:
Ask 100 clergy the reasons why they have lost their faith and you will likely get 100 different answers. But one thing they all have in common is that there is a place they can all go to discuss their reasons why in a new and (hopefully) inspirational search for the answers that their respective […]
In a viral campaign for the book Wildwood, Rainn Wilson has been playing around with an Asimov-like alter ego named Xanthony O’Harbinger. A clip has just debuted showing O’Harbinger hosting Riddles of the Paranormal, a show that bears a passing resemblance to Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World.
This episode takes place in Portland, Oregonå, and […]
A story which missed much skeptical attention in recent months was the guilty plea and subsequent release of The West Memphis Three, three innocent men wrongfully jailed for crimes based on shoddy evidence and faulty testimonials, crimes that were initially blamed and later fueled on the long-since-debunked “practice” of killing via “satanic ritual”. As always, […]