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Junk Science

Like conspiracy theories, junk science is also wide spread. Let’s put an end to it.

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 First Get Together of 2013!

This month we welcome back Peter Sinclair of Climatecrocks.com to update us on the science and politics of climate change/denial. He was last with us two years ago and there’s a lot to be updated about.

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.

Paleontologists Re-debunk Aquatic Dinosaur Theory Shot Down Decades Ago

Last week, Paleontologists were required to respond to claims that dinosaurs were actually semi-aquatic creatures and stayed in water to support their great size. A theory that was thoroughly and completely debunked in the 1960s.

Are Computers Better Than People At Detecting When People Lie?

Can computer software detect lies at a better rate than people? Scientific Anerican reports that researchers at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York claim that their software, which analyzes eye movement can determine a lie with 82.5% accuracy.

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?

The Drunken Skeptics Episode 11: Expat

The latest Drunken Skeptics is out! Episode 11 is fresh and ready for your aggregators to consume!

In this episode we talk about TEDxDetroit, What Chris and Michelle have been doing with their time and as always we have Whiskey and Shenanigans!

The Drunken Skeptics Episode 9: We Get Mail

In this episode, we have another Drunken Debate, we talk about some of the mail that we get and an always, our Whiskey and Shenanigans.

We get some strange emails. Here are just a few of the strange offerings to show up in our inbox. Feel free to take a listen and to try and figure out just what the hell they are saying!