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James Randi Educational Foundation
James Randi - Fighting the Fakers PDF Print E-mail
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Written by JREF Staff   

If you missed The Amaz!ng Meeting 2013, you can still catch great talks on science and skepticism given live from the TAM 2013 stage, at the James Randi Educational Foundation's YouTube page. This week's videos include James Randi's 2013 keynote address, "Fighting the Fakers":

 

 
Ghost sex, a possessed mongoose and a killer drink: This week in Doubtful News for May 6, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sharon Hill   

Here is a rundown of the disturbing news that made your jaw drop courtesy of Doubtful News.

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Michael A. Stackpole on "Communicating our Skeptical Message" from TAM 5.5 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Michael Blanford   

In an effort to make our extensive video library available online free of charge, The James Randi Educational Foundation is posting high quality digital video lectures and sessions from previous Amaz!ng Meetings and other events on randi.org. Check back often to see the latest video content.

Michael A. Stackpole is a podcaster, best-selling science fiction writer, author of the "Pulling Report" which debunks myths about the harmful effects of role playing games, and a long-time activist skeptic. In this fun and informative talk from The Amaz!ing Meeting 5.5, he tells us how to effectively communicate our skeptical message through mainstream media, blogging, or in conversations with friends and family. 

 
Randi Speaks, Episode 6 PDF Print E-mail
James Randi Speaks
Written by Jeffrey Wagg   

In this episode, James Randi discusses parapsychologists, ghost hunters, PhD's with whacky ideas, and demonstrates how a competent magician can make the impossible appear before your very eyes.


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Recently at Science-Based Medicine PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dr. Harriet Hall   

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

Seven Deadly Medical Hypotheses revisited (David Gorski) http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/index.php/seven-deadly-medical-hypotheses-revisited/ Follow-up on an article in Skeptical Inquirer by Reynold Spector. Several skeptics criticized his article, and he responded. His response misses the point and is arguably more objectionable than his original article.

Are Prenatal Ultrasounds Dangerous? (Harriet Hall) http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/index.php/are-prenatal-ultrasounds-dangerous/ An article by a pediatric chiropractor amounts to irrational fearmongering about ultrasounds. Prenatal ultrasounds are a vital adjunct to obstetrical care. There is no evidence that they are harmful, but experts recommend not doing them for frivolous reasons.

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