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Want Your Palm Read?

I know I am dating myself, but one of the most memorable lines from any of the hundreds of Bugs Bunny cartoons (which spans over 70 years worth of material) is, while dressed as a “swami”, he asks the antagonist character …

“Do you want your palm read?”

The brute holds out his hand and Bugs [...]

Zombies to James Van Praagh: Talk to Us!

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:

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Sungazing – The Dancing Sun

My childhood summers were spent camping with my family.  My grandparents, parents, aunts. uncles and cousins on my mom’s side of the family all had trailers at a campground by the South Nation River. The best days of my life were spent growing up there. Something that was never apparent to me when I was growing up [...]

Psychic Doesn’t See It Coming … Again.

The perpetual joke concerning psychics that wind up in the news is that they “never see it coming”, “it” being whatever is the thing that is deemed newsworthy by the press.

This one has a local appeal, having occurred right down the road form me in Norwalk, CT.  So there are these two psychics in [...]

Bill Gates, Vaccines, and All of Us.

I received an email last week from someone who didn’t care for the article “You Gotta Believe” that I had published in UTNE a few weeks ago. Here is a snippet from her critique:

“You just toe the government line and convince people that yes everything there government says is true, that 911 was caused [...]