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:
This is it, the best crop circle I’ve seen yet. And just the other night on television was yet another awful program about the different kinds of possible evidence of extra-terrestrial intelligence. Predictable as ever, crop circles spun their way into the equation. But what does it tell you when a rag like The [...]
Sometimes in the world of Woo, people will call upon pseudosciences or fantasies by introducing another pseudoscience or fantasy to help bolster their claims. For example, we’ve come across people who believe, and have written books about Bigfoot (Bigfeet) being a race of time-shifting extra terrestrials. We are also very familiar with people who consult [...]
In Russia, there are about 30 authorative scientists engaged in the study of abominible snowmen. In fact, they are setting up a university resaerch institute at Kemerovo State University to study the mythical Yeti, according to The UK’s Daily Mail.
You might ask: what scientific evidence for the existence of bigfoot is the driving force [...]
Just a quick x-post from Crap Based Medicine. Lest we forget, John Benneth is “off his remedies”, to put it very kindly.