This week on the Virtual Skeptics
- Bob pitches in;
- Eve looks through a glass skeptically;
- And Tim’s invading Bob’s territory!
What three digit number is associated with email scams because it is the number of a law in Nigeria, where many of them originate?
Tim’s segment (at 3:07)
Tim blogged about the 9/11 footage debunks here: http://skeptools.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/two-truthers-photo-video-maps-geotags-mpeg-interpolation/
The Skeptics with a K episode referenced: http://www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk/2014/06/skeptics-with-a-k-episode-123/
Metabunk thread where this was handled back in September: https://www.metabunk.org/threads/debunked-9-11-impact-footage-was-faked-shows-layering-error.2415/
Eve & Bob’s segment (at 16:15)
Tim’s Vermeer: available from Amazon and other purveyors of the cinematic arts.
Vermeer: Master of Light https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEior-0inxU
Barbara’s segment (at 52:26)
#TAM2014 is coming in 4 weeks. 22 teachers are able to attend due to grants from the program run at http://icbseverywhere.com/ and the program for Rising stars of skepticism is still running at: http://risingstar.saramayhew.com/
If you’re in Los Angeles, get out while you still have the chance: Bob’s coming! Bob will be giving a talk at CFI-West in Los Angeles this Sunday talking cancer quackery. For tickets to see Bob, you must be really desperate, but info can be found here: http://www.centerforinquiry.net/la/events/quackbusting_skeptics_fighting_for_cancer_patients/
Tim and Bob have segments on this week’s Skepticality.
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