This week on the “Virtual Skeptics”…
- Bob avoids taking sides in a cripple fight;
- Eve warns against taking medical advice from doctors who aren’t toilet trained;
- Sharon reminds us that animals don’t want to help, they mostly just want to eat
- and Tim is currently fixing technical problems… Dog bless ‘im.
- Eve Siebert – Editor and blogger at Skeptical Humanities
- Bob Blaskiewicz – Committee for Skeptical Inquiry’s Conspiracy Guy web columnist, JREF Swift Blog contributor, and blogger for Skeptical Humanities
- Sharon Hill – Editor of Doubtful News and author of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry’s Sounds Sciencey web column
- Tim Farley – JREF Fellow, creator of whatstheharm.net and skeptools.com
- Video of child “doctor”
- “Three-Year Old Cambodian Boy Revered as Healer,” Signs of the Times
- “Hundreds flock to 3-year-old healer in Cambodian village,” Doubtful News
- Ronald Finucane, Miracles and Pilgrims
- Cat survives suitcase trip
- Dog guards master’s grave
- Saved by shark tale
- Crows can reason
- Greyfriars Bobby just a publicity stunt
- Unsourced.org finds the sources of statistics & science in news articles
- Blog post on Unsourced and The Papers Behind gives more details.
- Mike Adams is going berserk about Web of Trust, calls it censorship and engages in grey-hat SEO
- Blog post on the procedure to report suspicious emails is here.
- Uwingu-A New Way to Fund Space Exploration, Research, and Education Please check it out and help them towards their goal.
Chase Giving campaign for secular charities. (Deadline has passed)
- Bob has a new Conspiracy Guy article out at the CSI website
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