The James Randi Educational Foundation Gives Teachers a Hand

Now this is cool … As I’m sure some of you are aware, NECSS – pronounced “nexus” (North East Conference on Science and Skepticism) took place in New York City over three days and included a great array of speakers. Well, they made the news … Wired no less … where they focus on … One panel in … Read more The James Randi Educational Foundation Gives Teachers a Hand

2012 Pigasus Awards Announcement is out now

Yep, it’s that time of year again, this year’s Pigasus Awards have been announced. It is about here that some might be wondering “the what award? OK, first let me explain. Each year the JREF pokes a bit of fun at the parapsychological, paranormal or psychic community by granting it to those who have done something spectacularly daft. In fact, when … Read more 2012 Pigasus Awards Announcement is out now

Famous Psychics and the $1 Million challenge

Not too long ago, the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) appeared on ABC’s Primetime Nightline where some famous psychics put their trickery up on display. It was obvious to most what was going on, the psychics knew before the show who they were doing a reading on, and … gasp … came back with information readily available via google, yet when asked to do a reading for others, declined with some excuse.

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