Skepticality

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– Date – August 30th 2011
– Derek is alone one more time
– You can send in your cool Science Shoutout to hosts@skepticality.net
– Now Dragon*Con with Skeptrack is HERE!
– There is now an offiical mobile application for Dragon*Con, INCLUDING the Skeptrack.
– Check out Cathy's blog at: http://www.cathydavidson.com/
– Or peer at the HASTAC.

Skeptic History

– Sylvia Browne agreed to take the JREF’s Million Dollar Challenge on September 3, 2001 (but has never followed through).
– The JREF continues to challenge psychics to take the test, as on the recent ABC News Nightline episode.
– On August 19 the West Memphis Three, part of the satanic ritual abuse panic of the 80s and 90s, were freed.
– The story of the Mad Gasser of Mattoon, Illinois began with a news story on September 2, 1944.
– Astronaut Buzz Aldrin punched moon hoax proponent Bart Sibrel on September 9, 2002.
– You can read daily Skeptic History facts on Twitter or Facebook or download the new (and free) JREF iPhone app.