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Audio Pareidolia

Have you ever been singing a popular song along with the radio when your friend turns to you and asks, “What are you singing?” The incredulous look on their face suggests to you that perhaps you are not singing the correct words, and eventually you both get a laugh at how horrendously you mangled the [...]

Lock Up Your Daughters (No, Seriously)

Dodai on Jezebel recently posted an item on Beyonce’s latest venture — ho-clothes for kiddies. She used the slightly distasteful ad as a jumping off point to talking about how the hyper-sexualization of young girls might lead to serious mental health problems, referencing a 2007 report from the American Psychological Association that says in part:

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The Sleepwalking Defense

Evil Eye asks the following question in the forums:

Is sleepwalking/talking/eating etc… related to Dreaming or completely a seperate event?

Here’s why I asked….

link to story

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35, Orlando) — Justin Cox, whose sleepwalking as a defense against child molestation charges was found not guilty on all counts Thursday afternoon.

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Did Hillary Lie?

Last week I wrote about the fallibility of human memory as a follow up to a discussion of the topic on the SGU. In the week since, this very question has been in the forefront of US political news and has sparked a lively discussion on the SGU boards. The news and discussion is tainted [...]

Thanks for the Memories

On this week’s show we had an impromptu discussion at the end about the fallibility of memory. This is an important topic for skeptics, for there are many anecdotal accounts presented as evidence for UFO’s and the entire spectrum of woo and the paranormal. Knowing in detail the flaws and limitations of human memory is [...]