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Bill Nye at TAM 2014, An Honest Liar Trailer, Early Registration Ends Soon! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by JREF Staff   
Friday, 25 April 2014 12:49

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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Teaching Sense with Nonsense PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jamy Ian Swiss   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:57

This terrific blog piece on Forbes.com should be of interest to any and all supporters of scientific skepticism and spreading the rationalist worldview.  Beginning by pointing out the commonplace belief of Americans in pseudoscientific claims ranging from witches to ghosts to ESP, the writer, Steven Ross Pomeroy, right calls out media figures like Dr. Mehmet Oz, “who’s touted more than 16 weight-loss miracles on his show,” along with anti-science co-conspirators like Deepak Chopra and the TLC network for promoting “Long Island medium” Theresa Caputo.  

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Ignorance is trendy: This week in Doubtful News for April 22, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sharon Hill   
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 09:50

Here is a rundown of the alternative views that will make you less smart this week courtesy of Doubtful News.

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Last Week In Science Based Medicine PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Harriet Hall   
Monday, 21 April 2014 12:16

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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Sarcastic thank yous: This week in Doubtful News for April 15, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sharon Hill   
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 00:00

Here is a rundown of the attempt to turn people away from science and reason this week courtesy of Doubtful News.

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