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Reason Rally Video Roundup

If you’re like me, you might be foolishly missing out on what looks like one of the best events of this year. The 2012 Reason Rally in Washington DC. The Reason Rally is a yearly meetup of non-religious people to celebrate a life of reason, free from the tyranny of religion. This year’s list of […]

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Earthquake Predictions, Small Slice of the Crazy

A super earthquake is coming on the 22nd of March and, of course, it is only the beginning. Jeez, the world has been ending a lot lately… What we have here is another nutty nutter using super-wacko-pseudoscience to make off-the-wall predictions he isn’t, by any stretch of the imagination, qualified to make. Whew, had to […]

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TAM 2012, Carnival of Critical Thinking

It’s that time again! The Amaz!ng Meeting 2012 is 113 days away (July 12-15). They just released their list of guest speakers and, as usual, it looks like the meeting will really be amazing. All of the talks look very interesting, and how can you beat a special presentation from Penn and Teller. The Amaz!ng […]

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Another Assault on Your Freedom, Help Stop ACTA

ACTA stands for “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement”, it is another attempt by the same people who brought you SOPA and PIPA to control the internet, censor free speech, and take away basic human rights. This time the attack isn’t limited to one country. ACTA is a multi-national trade agreement that if passed will create a new […]

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Adam Savage Can Sing!

We are big fans of Adam Savage. Who isn’t? He’s already proven to be good at pretty much everything; making beautiful things, thinking skeptically, doing good science, inspiring people, writing, doing live shows. Now he seals the deal on his universal awesomeness with another feather in the hat, he is also a good musician. In the video […]

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Deepak Chopra’s Next Festival of Nonsense – Sages and Scientists

Deepak Chopra is hosting a conference called “Sages and Scientists” from March 3 to March 5 in Carlsbad, CA. The conference, according to the Chopra Foundation’s website, claims to “search for a single reality that embraces science and wisdom”. The conference will feature guest speakers, meals, yoga and an awards ceremony. The cost of general registration […]

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Largest Protest in History?

Today much of the internet is protesting SOPA and PIPA, proposed government legislation that would give the government the power to indiscriminately censor the internet in the name of intellectual property rights. Thousands of websites all over the web have chosen January 18th as the date they would “go dark”. The goal is to restrict […]

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Adam Savage Talks About Failure at TAM 7

Adam Savage gave a talk at TAM 7 this year about the importance of failure.  We all know Adam Savage from the spectacular show Mythbusters, but he is a hero among us skeptinerds for his activism in skepticism as well. In this most recent talk at TAM Adam points out that when we look at […]

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2012 Google Science Fair

The second annual Google Science Fair is here. The science fair is a great concept from those super smart googlers to encourage a love of science among the young. The contest is world wide, anyone 13-18 years old can enter solo or in teams of two or three. . The  for this contest are amazing. […]

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