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Buckle Up - Seatbelt Psychic

Buckle Up - Seatbelt Psychic

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
February 21, 2019

CSI Fellow, Susan Gerbic investigates Lifetime’s “Seat Belt Psychic”. Thomas John (The Manhattan Medium) drives around Los Angeles picking up “unsuspecting” riders, along the way he speaks to their dead family members and pets. Very accurate and specific readings. There is no way he could know these things ... unless.

Operation Pizza Roll - Thomas John

Operation Pizza Roll - Thomas John

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
February 21, 2019

Susanna and Mark Wilson got a psychic reading from the Manhattan Medium, Thomas John’s March 2017 psychic event. Thomas John was accurate and detailed with his readings. One problem though, Susanna and Mark Wilson don’t exist. But their Facebook pages do.

¿Eso es ciencia?

¿Eso es ciencia?

by Jamie Hale, translated by Alejandro Borgo
The Wide World of Science
February 21, 2019

La ciencia es persuasiva, y debería serlo; la ciencia es el gran detector de la realidad.

Un exceso de tonterías

Un exceso de tonterías

by Harriet Hall, translated by Alejandro Borgo
SkepDoc's Corner
February 20, 2019

El mundo se está volviendo más loco? Parece que sí, pero quizá es que yo estoy más consciente de la estupidez. He aquí solo unas pocas cosas estrafalarias con las que me he cruzado recientemente.

A Conversation with Skeptics’ Guide Rogue Jay Novella (Part 3)

A Conversation with Skeptics’ Guide Rogue Jay Novella (Part 3)

by Rob Palmer
The Well-Known Skeptic
February 18, 2019

In the final part of this interview, Jay discusses the growth of the SGU podcast, gender considerations at the NECSS conference, his parenting philosophy regarding science, and his close relative who is … wait for it … a flat earther.

La Sociedad Nacional del Síndrome de Down promueve la pseudociencia de la comunicación

La Sociedad Nacional del Síndrome de Down promueve la pseudociencia de la comunicación

by Stuart Vyse, translated by Alejandro Borgo
Behavior & Belief
February 12, 2019

El 10 de enero de 2019, la Sociedad Nacional del Síndrome de Down estadounidense (NDSS) puso a disposición un seminario web gratuito y público sobre comunicación facilitada (CF), un método de comunicación totalmente desacreditado que mayormente se utiliza con personas autistas.

The Provenance of Captain Smith’s ‘Haunted’ Mirror

The Provenance of Captain Smith’s ‘Haunted’ Mirror

by Kenny Biddle
A Closer Look
February 11, 2019

A super exciting, new haunted item from the Titanic

Brazil Launches Its First Institute for the Promotion of Skepticism

Brazil Launches Its First Institute for the Promotion of Skepticism

by Natalia Pasternak and Carlos Orsi
Special Report
February 7, 2019

On November 22, 2018, Institute Question of Science (IQC), the first Brazilian institute for skepticism and rational thinking, was officially launched.

A Surfeit of Silliness

A Surfeit of Silliness

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
February 6, 2019

Is the world getting crazier?

Were the ‘Sonic Attacks’ on American Diplomats Just Sci-Fi?

Were the ‘Sonic Attacks’ on American Diplomats Just Sci-Fi?

by Rob Palmer
The Well-Known Skeptic
February 5, 2019

Mass psychogenic illness expert Robert Bartholomew shares his latest thoughts on the (supposed) “sonic weapon” attacks on the U.S. embassy staff in Cuba and China.

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