TAM, also known as the Amazing Meeting, that has been taking place in Las Vegas in July, just might, or perhaps might not have come to an end. What has happened is that the JREF has issued an announcement that puts a question mark over it all … Since James Randi’s retirement earlier this year, the Board … Read moreWill there be another TAM?
In a rather sudden announcement on a labour day weekend, the James Randi Educational Foundation has announced that they are closing their LA office and moving their operations to Virginia in order to save money, that DJ Grothe is no longer with the JREF, and that this restructuring is all part of an enhanced educational agenda. That is all … Read moreDramatic and very sudden changes at the #JREF
I’m attempting to write a few notes on the JREF Million dollar paranormal challenge as it actually happens here at #TAM2014, and so right now I’m sitting here on the front row waiting for things to start. Every year at TAM (The Amazing Meeting) a live million dollar paranormal challenge is conducted and anybody who … Read moreLive Million Dollar Challenge at #TAM2014
Now this is neat and well worth supporting, you can download FREE lesson plans from the JREF to enable you to teach critical thinking and scientific inquiry. There are basically four NEW options as follows: Pareidolia: Do You See What You Think You See? Illusions: Our Visual System Cognition: Are You Rational? Power Balance: Sports … Read moreEducation: – FREE Critical Thinking Lesson Plans from the JREF
Jamy Ian Swiss uses the term “The Honest Liar” to describe himself, so what exactly is he on about? Well, the term is wholly appropriate and accurate because he is in fact a world renowned sleight of hand performer who specializes in close-up card magic, in other words his full-time career is to fool you. The deal is that … Read moreThe Honest Liar
Here it is … it went down like a storm (yes I was there) … if you are a skeptic, then you need to watch this, he is truly fired up. This is one of the best talks I’ve ever seen at a TAM.