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James Randi Educational Foundation
Putting Quacks, Scams, and Shams on the Ropes PDF Print E-mail
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// DON’T MISS OUT!

REGISTERBUTTON.jpgDo not wait! Tickets are selling fast and registration prices will increase after March 31. We are expecting over 1,000 attendees again this year and if we fill up will be forced to close registration.

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This Week In Doubtful News PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sharon Hill   

Here is a rundown of the week in weird news, and WHOA, boy, it certainly WAS a weird one, courtesy of Doubtful News. 

It was a busy week for Bigfoot issues - not really good ones. A big deal blimp project is raising funds to get off the ground and scout for the critter.  

A major indicator of real Bigfoot prints, has sustained a major blow

The second most famous crypto-creature was disputed this week as well, as business people bullied each other over marketing their cash cow - the Loch Ness monster.

Our big story of the week was solving the case of the strange fence-walking critter in New Jersey. Spoiler: It was not the Jersey devil Heck, it wasn't even Jersey! 

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Last Week In Science Based Medicine PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Harriet Hall   

Here is a recap of the stories that appeared last week at Science-Based Medicine, a multi-author skeptical blog that separates the science from the woo-woo in medicine.

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Bill Nye at TAM 2014, An Honest Liar Trailer, Early Registration Ends Soon! PDF Print E-mail
Latest JREF News
Written by JREF Staff   

TAM 2014 JUST GOT EVEN MORE AMAZING!

Bill-Nye-tan-coat-lr.jpgWe are pleased to announce that Bill Nye will be joining us at The Amaz!ng Meeting 2014 in Las Vegas, NV to deliver one of our keynote presentations.

Hot off his recent high-profile debate with creationist Ken Ham, Bill Nye is just the latest addition to an outstanding lineup including James Randi, Daniel Dennett, Mariette DiChristina, Michael Shermer, Patricia Churchland, Robert Kurzban, Scott Lilienfeld, Sally Satel, Elizabeth Loftus, Steven Novella, Paul Offit, Eugenie Scott, Carol Tavris and Richard Wiseman, and many, many more!

The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM) is an annual celebration of science, skepticism, and critical thinking. People from all over the world come to The Amaz!ng Meetings each year to share learning, laughs, and the skeptical perspective with their fellow skeptics and a host of distinguished guest speakers and panelists.

Early Registration Ends April 30th. If you haven’t reserved your spot yet, now’s the time!

Register by April 30 and save $50 »

Call (213) 293-3092 to register by phone.

Learn more at amazingmeeting.com

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Randi Speaks - Compass Movement Revealed PDF Print E-mail
James Randi Speaks
Written by Jeffrey Wagg   

As promised, James Randi reveals how it's possible to make a compass move with "the power of your mind," and shows just how easy it is to be fooled by this trick he used to perform at summer camp.

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