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Conspiracy Theories

We all know one conspiracy theorist. Here you will find reference for debate.

Skeptics in the Pub: Conclave!

We are moving our normal second Saturday Get Together back in a week to host a special event. This Saturday come join us for a special Skeptics in the Pub at ConClave!

Today at 3PM: Peter Sinclair will be a guest on The Magic Sandwich Show

Peter Sinclair, one of our recent Get Together guests and blogger on Climate Denial Crock of the Week will be a guest on The Magic Sandwich Show. The Magic Sandwich Show is a bi-weekly live call in show, broadcast every other Sunday on BlogTV and uStream. During the show a panel of 3 or 4 […]

Our March Get Together: MUFON

This month we are pleased to welcome William Konkolesky, the State Director for MUFON, The Mutual UFO Network.

The MISkeptics September Get Together: 9/11

This September 11th will mark the 11th anniversary of one of the most devastating attacks on American soil. Today we’re going to talk about the facts of that day as well as some of the more popular conspiracy theories about it.

It’s Our Second Birthday and You Are Invited!

This month, we are celebrating our second anniversary. You are invited to come out and joins us in celebrating the ascent of reason over misconception and pseudo-science. We’re also going to talk about the future and our plans for MISkeptics. Plus we’re going to have prizes and fun. Come one out and help us celebrate!

Alpena, Michigan Was Apparently The Start of The American Rebellion

I came across this simply amazing piece of woo-filled-tripe (tripe-filled-woo?) today. It’s from a website I’ve never heard of before called the European Union Times. They had posted an article that I’m still having a hard time figuring out whether it’s satire. The headline reads: “380 American Rebels Reported Killed In Michigan Battle.” This article is a complete “cut and paste” from a site called Whatdoesitmean.com. Which is a home of genuine nutballery.

New Evidence Knocks Down Daryl Bems Claim of Psychic Proof

A new study fails to replicate controversial research that suggested the existence of psychic abilities.

The Facts Behind The Kony 2012 Video

Last week Invisible Children, a non-profit organization founded and head by film maker Jason Russell, released a 30 minute documentary video called “Kony 2012″. The documentary details a Ugandan warlord/rebel named Joseph Kony and the crimes he has committed against civilians and children. The documentary video went viral in a few days with over 37 million views. But how does the documentary do on getting it’s facts straight about him?

The Latest Conspiracy Theory: Whitney Houston’s Death Was an Occult Sacrifice

This new conspiracy theory is a very good example of just how detached it’s believers can be. The author goes through a long and convoluted story on how the music industry is, in fact, a secret society of Illuminati and Satan worshipers. The music industry’s goal is simple. They lure innocent people with talent to Hollywood, convince them to sign a contract, then drain their life force until such a time that they are no longer useful. They then sacrifice then to their demon overlords. Makes perfect sense, right?

Ann Arbor Science & Skeptics Debate with Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth

On Saturday, December 17th, the Ann Arbor Science & Skeptics invited Stanley Beattie from the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth to provide a presentation and participate in a follow-up Q & A, regarding their arguments on why they would like a new independent investigation on the events that happened on 9/11.  You can find a compilation […]