Pope and Blair to combine state visits

Britain is preparing to host a joint state visit in September from two religious men convinced of their own infallibility and who refuse to make a public apology for their actions, his holiness Tony Blair and Pope Benedict XVI. ‘Look, it just makes sense to combine the two visits,’ said Mr Blair, ‘we are both … Read more

Homeopathic Vodka

Are you familiar with the 10 23 campaign? If not then click here to find out more. These are the UK based skeptics who organized a mass public homeopathic overdose. At 10:23am on January 30th, more than four hundred homeopathy skeptics nationwide took part in a mass homeopathic ‘overdose’ in protest at Boots’ continued endorsement … Read more

Letter to the Reverend Pat Robertson

Dan Barker, the famous evangelical preacher who became a non-believer, has issued this open letter to Pat (God causes Earthquakes) Robertson yesterday … on behalf of the “FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION” … Rev. Marion “Pat” Robertson August 23, 2010 The Christian Broadcasting Network 977 Centerville Turnpike Virginia Beach VA 23463 Dear Rev. Robertson, On behalf … Read more

The Naked Skeptic & The Singularity

Dr Karen Stollznow, author and skeptical investigator, writes a column on the CSI (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) website under the name of “The Naked Skeptic”. Her latest posting is all about her visit to the Singularity summit conference that took place in San Francisco 14-15 Aug. Its a fascinating read … in her own words … Read more

Amateur Stargazer captures video of meteor impact on Jupiter

Masayuki Tachikawa, an amateur astronomer from Japan, has managed to capture a video of a meteor impact on Jupiter a couple of days ago on 20th Aug. Using a video telescope at his home, he recorded a glow that lasted for around two seconds near Jupiter’s equator. “I took it for noise signals at first … Read more