Psychics

  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: May 5 – May 11 on the Skepchick Network

    Heeeeeeey. I compiled some Skepchick Network posts for you to nosh on. Just some stuff I thought you’d like. NBD. Enjoy. Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Iron Man 3 Eddy reviews the latest Tony Stark adventure. Why I Go to the Chiropractor Olivia goes to a chiropractor and she doesn’t care what you think about it. Cultural Attitudes Toward Atheism…

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  • Events

    SkepchickCon Psychic Challenge FINAL ROUND

    This is it! It’s time for the final round of the SkepchickCON 2012 Psychic challenge. And I’ve added a prize to sweeten the pot! Warm up your superpowers and let’s find out what is inside box number FOUR!

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  • Events

    SkepchickCON Psychic Challenge 2012

      Do you know who is calling when the phone rings? Do visions come to you in your dreams? Do you hear voices in your head? Were you a beekeeper in a past life that knows where everyone’s keys are now? Were you a key-keeper who knows where all the bees are now? Did you totally know I was just going…

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  • Afternoon Inquisition

    AI: Don’t Talk About That

    This topic comes up a lot. It’s the things skeptics shouldn’t talk about topic. The logic that is often used on one side of this argument, if followed to the end would surmise that we shouldn’t even be talking about this topic at all. Cue crickets chirping.

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  • David Mitchell and Dara O’Briain on Homeopathy & Psychics

    We’ve featured videos of both these guys in past Skepchick posts. Here they are together talking about pseudoscience craziness.

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  • Tarot Reader Accused of Raping Teen Girls

    A Philadelphia man named Hector Ayala is on trial for raping one 15-year old and two 16-year old girls, allegedly tricking them into performing/receiving oral and vaginal sex in order to lift curses and avoid predicted misfortunes. The 15-year old has testified that the rapes began when she was just 13 and her home life was “getting complicated.” Ayala, age…

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  • Bostonist: Psychics Loving the Boom Times

    Oh, look, the Boston Globe discovers a 4-month old story and does nothing to make it any smarter. This inspired my post today on Bostonist, which begins . . . Here’s an interesting story: as the economy plunges into a recession and people panic over the prospect of lost jobs and money, psychics continue to make big money. Well, okay…

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  • She is woman, here’s her woo…

    I happened to catch this on the morning show last week.  Helen Reddy, who co-wrote and sang “I am Woman(Hear me Roar)” – the great rally cry for feminism in the 70s.  She won a Grammy for the song and famously thanked God during her acceptance speech “because She makes everything possible.” 35-odd (apparently very odd) years later, she’s doing…

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