I’m about to introduce you to one of my passions. Getting things done. It does not matter if it is a little task or a big one, I just like crossing things off my list. I have many projects in the world of skepticism, but the one I’m about to tell you about is one that needs involvement by you. More
Consequence is a biweekly podcast from the James Randi Educational Foundation. Each episode, regular people share their personal narratives about the negative impact a belief in pseudoscience, superstition, and the paranormal has had on their lives. More
Founded in 1996 by James Randi, the James Randi Education Foundation is dedicated to promoting “critical thinking by reaching out to the public and media with reliable information about paranormal and supernatural ideas so widespread in our society today.” More
Multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, composer, and heliocentrist George Hrab has written and produced six independent CDs; published one book; recorded hundreds of episodes of an award-winning podcast; and even performed for President Clinton More
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James “The Amazing” Randi has an international reputation as a magician and escape artist, but today he is best known as the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims. Randi has pursued “psychic” spoonbenders, exposed the dirty tricks of faith healers, investigated homeopathic water “with a memory,” and generally been a thorn in the sides of those who try to pull the wool over the public’s eyes in the name of the supernatural. More
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The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM for short) is an annual conference celebrating science and skepticism sponsored by the James Randi Educational Foundation, and is considered by many to be the premier skeptical event of the year. The conference boasts a dazzling array of speakers, side-events, and entertainment. More
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As you’ve probably learned from this site, and the sites we link to, there are many different types of scams and woo trying to deprive people of their hard earned money. So, what would a fitting response be for the people who say they posses psychic powers, the ability to magically heal or countless other claims? Prove It!
James Randi and the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) have, for 47 years, said just that, and put their money where their mouth is.