Kraken versus ichthyosaur: let battle commence : Nature First, it was the over-exaggerated claims of the Yeti in Russia. Now,a pair of scientists are really reaching, without any physical evidence, to say that a giant unknown cephalopod existed AND (it gets better) that it was so intelligent that it had artistic abilities. The media has…
James Randi Educational Foundation: Truth about ESP. In the Atlanta, Georgia area? Join the JREF for a hands-on workshop to learn the ins and outs of ESP.
World Skeptics Information and Events – World Skeptics Information and Events. Mark your calendar for the 6th World Skeptics Congress in Berlin, Germany. Slated for May 18-20, 2012 in city centre, speakers so far include: Chris French, Chris Mooney, Eugenie Scott, Simon Singh, Kylie Sturgess and many prominent European speakers, which gives this conference a…
‘MythBusters’ exhibit to open in Chicago. On the door leading into the San Francisco warehouse where MythBusters is filmed, there’s a handwritten note asking fans to understand that while the stars love the support, they can’t just let everyone in to gawk.
Penn & Teller Tell A Lie : Discovery Channel. Penn & Teller bring their unique vision of the world in a new interactive series with a twist. In each episode, Penn & Teller make up to seven outrageous claims. While most of the wildly unbelievable stories are absolutely, positively true – one of them is…
Documentary mistakes video game for real terrorism A newly aired British documentary claims to have found terrorism footage linking Libya’s Colonel Moammar Gadhafi and the IRA — but that footage, it turns out, is actually from a video game.
College student’s philosophy program brings Plato and Buddha to a Md. prison – The Washington Post. After seeing the ignorance of a population in Afghanistan that was susceptible to manipulation by the Taliban, one returning soldier decided to bring ethics class into the local prisons.
NBC News Twitter feed hacked with fake terrorism post – latimes.com. CBS Freaks Out the Internet with Steve Jobs Death Tweet The internet was abuzz yesterday with fake news about the death of Steve Jobs and a terrorist attack.
2011 Parsec Awards Winners & Finalists » Parsec Awards.
Remember Sept. 11? No you don’t: Ottawa Citizen. Everyone remembers September 11, right? Especially the president. Yet, President Bush was caught telling different versions of his memory of the events that day. Was he lying? Was it a conspiracy?
Lottery ticket sales increase across country – ABC News. Despite a struggling economy — or perhaps because of it — lottery ticket sales have surged across the USA.