Awards at #QEDcon – Leaving Fundamentalism

Last night at #QEDcon the best blog of the year award went to Jonny Scaramanga for his fabulous Leaving Fundamentalism website. Here below you can see a picture (taken by Kevin Friery‏@Therapeutic1) where Nate Phelps presents Jonny Scaramanga with his award at #QEDcon #skeptic #atheism And yes, that is “the” Nate Phelps, the son of Fred Phelps of Westboro … Read more

Ding Dong the witch is dead

Well known psychic fraudster Sylvia Brown has passed away, and to be completely honest, that event makes the world a truly better place. As a human being, she was quite frankly truly repugnant, and spent most of her life conning grieving desperate people that she could communicate with their departed loved ones … for a … Read more

Flordia Psychic found guilty of fraud and sent to jail

First the basics – there are no psychic powers Before we start, let’s clarify one very important point … Nobody has “Psychic” powers, they do not exist and have never been successfully demonstrated under controlled conditions. Or to put that another way … they are all frauds … no exceptions. Ah but it is not … Read more

Amanda Berry is alive and well … and proves Sylvia Browne to be a fraud

The news is fabulous, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight who vanished 10 years ago were assumed to dead have been found alive and well … but you now know this, it would be hard not to, it has been quite rightly plastered all over every news cast. What can I add that has … Read more

Live demonstration of Psychic Powers

Not too long ago I found myself sitting in a meeting in Dublin within which the Paranormal was being “successfully” demonstrated. Well-known paranormal investigator Richard Saunders announced, “ I’m smelling tobacco, specifically a pipe smoker, it is definitely coming through for somebody here”. It’s a hit, my father who passed away was a pipe smoker. … Read more