Oh Uri, are there any limits to your imagination?
The Wall Street Journal reports on Uri Geller’s latest claim is that there is buried treasure on an island that he owns. Not just any treasure – Egyptian relics, brought to the island by the daughter of a Pharaoh some 3500 years ago.
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A couple weeks ago Steve made an appearance on Skeptiko, the not-so-skeptical podcast hosted by Alex Tsakiris. During the 80 minute show, they debate the current state of near death experience (NDE) research.
Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for the second in a two-part series with Yale University Neurologist, Dr. Steven Novella. During the hour-long [...]
While some skeptics are busy this week making arrangements for The Pope to be arrested upon setting foot in the United Kingdom, I’ll be bringing to your attention the news that a recent survey of 23,000 shows that 20% of those people believe that aliens are among us, disguised as humans and interacting among us.
The headline from the article really tells the whole story: “Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contact the dead”
The subject of “prisoner’s rights” is a tremendously broad topic. Prisoner rights vary wildly from country to country, and state to state.
Understanding that there are a variety of questions concerning the rights of prisoners, [...]
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Last week I tweeted a link to a ridiculous Daily Fail article where a woman named Nikki Owen tries to convince us that saying nice things to apples will make them prettier, and therefore saying nice things to your face will similarly make it less hideous.
She claimed to have done real [...]