Category Archives for International News

Judgment Day – May 21, 2011

According to Harold Camping, Christian radio broadcaster and president of a California religious group called Family Radio, Rapture will occur on May 21, 2011. He had previouslyy predicted that Rapture would occur in September 1994. History is replete with “end of the world” predictions, and fortunately none have … Continue reading

19. May 2011 by dana
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Happy Groundhog Day

It is Groundhog Day,  the day when a groundhog is forced from its heated burrough for our fun and entertainment.  The idea is:  if it is a sunny day and the groundhog sees its shadow and retreats to its burrough … Continue reading

02. February 2009 by Pat
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The Skeptologists Need Your Help

There’s a new TV show pilot that has been filmed starring ‘skeptical greats’ like Michael Shermer, Phil Plait, and Steven Novella. All they need now is a station to pick up the show. The show sounds like a grown-up version … Continue reading

09. April 2008 by Jon
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Critical thinking is the key to success!

A new video game released on the [[Nintendo DS]] game system called “Professor Layton and the Curious Village” is both entertaining and promotes Critical thinking and logic. The game’s plot revolves around Professor Layton and his young apprentice who are … Continue reading

21. February 2008 by Halden
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Acupuncture Makes you Pregnant? (Update)

Today in the bbc news online site, there’s an article titled “Acupuncture ‘boosts IVF chances’“. At first glance it appears to give strong support for the use of a medical intervention that supporters claim can cure any ill by unblocking … Continue reading

08. February 2008 by Jon
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The Amazing Meeting 6 Details

The James Randi Educational Foundation holds what can only be described as a ‘giant skeptical convention’ every year in Las Vegas. That doesn’t mean it’s a skeptical convention for giants, it means that a lot of people show up for … Continue reading

05. February 2008 by Jon
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