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Bethlehem Township seeks state help to keep big trucks off a little old road - 69News WFMZ-TV 16 Jul 2019, 2:16 am

Bethlehem Township seeks state help to keep big trucks off a little old road  69News WFMZ-TV

Bethlehem Township's Board of Commissioners is going to ask Harrisburg to help keep trucks off Christian Spring Road, a narrow 18th-century route that is now ...

Court News | Local - Newsbug.info 15 Jul 2019, 5:24 pm

Court News | Local  Newsbug.info

Marriage Licenses: July 10. Gilberto Reyes, 44, of Wheatfield to Selene Garcia, 34, of Wheatfield. Amanda Hruska, 31, of Onancock, Virginia, to James Russell, ...

Employees at Munich's Haus der Kunst Fear Mass Dismissal - Artforum 15 Jul 2019, 4:56 pm

Employees at Munich's Haus der Kunst Fear Mass Dismissal  Artforum

As the Haus der Kunst (HdK) in Munich continues to struggle to find secure financial footing, a proposed plan to cut two-thirds of its part-time workforce has ...

Beloved activist found dead in trunk of car - The Central Virginian 15 Jul 2019, 2:28 pm

Beloved activist found dead in trunk of car  The Central Virginian

A beloved activist and founder of an African-American museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was found dead in the trunk of a car. CNN's Randi Kaye has more.

POLITICO Playbook PM: Congress looks to avoid another Charlie Foxtrot on the debt limit - POLITICO 11 Jul 2019, 4:57 pm

POLITICO Playbook PM: Congress looks to avoid another Charlie Foxtrot on the debt limit  POLITICO

And President Donald Trump is expected to take executive action to add a citizenship question to the census.

Newcastle United news RECAP: What happened in 'high-level' talks with Manchester United - ChronicleLive 10 Jul 2019, 7:19 pm

Newcastle United news RECAP: What happened in 'high-level' talks with Manchester United  ChronicleLive

Newcastle Utd players are back at Benton as their pre-season gets under way with Neil Redfearn and Ben Dawson in charge.

North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel - ChronicleLive 10 Jul 2019, 10:49 am

North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel  ChronicleLive

ChronicleLive's breaking news *service* including Wednesday's traffic, travel, weather, sport and more covering Newcastle and the North East.

Court notes 7/10/19 - News - Citizens Voice 10 Jul 2019, 8:03 am

Court notes 7/10/19 - News  Citizens Voice

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS. • Samantha J. Knowlton et al. to Valben A. O'Connell, $126,500; Jackson Twp. • Carol E. Fish to Eddie C. Smith et al., $149,000; ...

Recap: What happened on 'American Ninja Warrior' in Cincinnati? - WLWT Cincinnati 9 Jul 2019, 9:58 pm

Recap: What happened on 'American Ninja Warrior' in Cincinnati?  WLWT Cincinnati

Cincinnati got its closeup Monday night on "American Ninja Warrior." It was an action-packed episode Monday, the final qualifying round in the hit show's 11th ...

The Mission. The Module. The Memories. - Newsday 9 Jul 2019, 7:55 pm

The Mission. The Module. The Memories.  Newsday

The Apollo 11 flight marked a turning point for America, the realization of a dream a decade in the making. And Long Islanders played a fundamental role in the ...

Lebanon County real estate transfers for week of July 8 - Lebanon Daily News 8 Jul 2019, 7:57 pm

Lebanon County real estate transfers for week of July 8  Lebanon Daily News

The following real estate transfers were recorded recently in Lebanon County: Lebanon. Bruce E. Klingler Sheriff, to BP Real Estate Investment Corporation, 117 ...

Most successful act in Vegas coming to Sydney - Daily Telegraph 6 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Most successful act in Vegas coming to Sydney  Daily Telegraph

Ask a magician his origin story and youll likely get a tale of a childhood magic set that blew their mind and set them on the path to fame and fortune. Not so Penn ...

York's Best of July entertainment calendar - York Dispatch 4 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

York's Best of July entertainment calendar  York Dispatch

Jazz, musicals, musical legends, history, Shakespeare -- it's all on the calendar in July in York County.

Epic double plot twists explained - Looper 26 Jun 2019, 9:12 pm

Epic double plot twists explained  Looper

These are the movies that swerve multiple times, that keep you guessing right up until the very end. And now, we're breaking down these double plot twists so ...

Is an Agnostic also Atheist? | Aron Ra - Patheos 21 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Is an Agnostic also Atheist? | Aron Ra  Patheos

I had an associate who is a self-described philosopher, active in the atheist community. However, he likes to antagonize other unbelievers by saying that he's ...

20 Family Stories TLC Wants Swept Under The Rug - TheTalko.com 18 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

20 Family Stories TLC Wants Swept Under The Rug  TheTalko.com

TLC was once a very educational television channel. Most of the programs were PG rated and the network had very good ratings. Today, it seems to have taken ...

Magic and mysticism reveal cognitive shortcuts with implications beyond entertainment - Science Magazine 10 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Magic and mysticism reveal cognitive shortcuts with implications beyond entertainment  Science Magazine

Published to coincide with the Wellcome Collection's exhibition “Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic,” The Spectacle of Illusion is a delightful and ...

Love Astrology? Then Learn How To Defend It! - Oh My Stars - Beliefnet 3 Jun 2019, 11:42 pm

Love Astrology? Then Learn How To Defend It! - Oh My Stars  Beliefnet

It's always a bit touchy whenever I meet someone for the first time and they ask what I do for a living. After all, most people who are into astrology can usually ...

Arkansas Times Recommends: Yotam Ottolenghi's Instagram, Captain Disillusion, "The Dream" podcast, the return of David Berman and more - Arkansas Times 17 May 2019, 7:00 am

Arkansas Times Recommends: Yotam Ottolenghi's Instagram, Captain Disillusion, "The Dream" podcast, the return of David Berman and more  Arkansas Times

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this ...

Psychic Medium John Edward Channels $5.5 Million Into L.A. Mansion - Variety 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Psychic Medium John Edward Channels $5.5 Million Into L.A. Mansion  Variety

Television personality and psychic medium John Edward bought a $5.5 million San Fernando Valley home.

Why I Dislike Psychics and Why You Should, Too - Patheos 12 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Why I Dislike Psychics and Why You Should, Too  Patheos

One of my guilty pleasures is Big Brother. Alongside Survivor, Big Brother satisfies some deep dark corner of my psyche that voraciously craves strategy. I loved ...

Marshall: AG James pays a visit to LI - Newsday 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Marshall: AG James pays a visit to LI  Newsday

Attorney General Letitia James visited Long Island Wednesday for conversations about opioid addiction, and met with the Newsday editorial board for a ...

Remembering the Great Tomsoni - Scientific American 2 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Remembering the Great Tomsoni  Scientific American

We were very sad to learn that Johnny Thompson (aka The Great Tomsoni) passed away on March 9, 2019, at the age of 84. We first met Johnny in 2007, when ...

Don't laugh too soon at Uri's Brexit stunt - Jewish News 25 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Don't laugh too soon at Uri's Brexit stunt  Jewish News

I don't know about you, but I'm feeling in great need of cheering up, what with all kind of scaremongering stories about Brexit and having to take critical decisions ...

The biggest scandals to ever hit TLC - Nicki Swift 14 Mar 2019, 6:06 pm

The biggest scandals to ever hit TLC  Nicki Swift

Every network is hit with controversy and scandal from time to time. Whenever some bad press comes along regarding the show or the cast, the networks work ...

Dowdell, Randi James - Press of Atlantic City 10 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

Dowdell, Randi James  Press of Atlantic City

Dowdell, Randi James, - 65, of Galloway, NJ went home to be with the Lord on March 4, 2019. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the loving son of.

State sues landlord in tenant harassment - Queens Chronicle 4 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

State sues landlord in tenant harassment  Queens Chronicle

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has filed a civil suit against one of the largest residential landlords in Queens.

Modern Spiritualism: Meet the young people who believe they're communicating with the dead - BBC Three 1 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

Modern Spiritualism: Meet the young people who believe they're communicating with the dead  BBC Three

Warning: adult themes. Ashley Robinson, 36, closes his eyes and goes into a meditative state as he says: “Father God, help us to get a better understanding of ...

Inside the Secret Sting Operations to Expose Celebrity Psychics - The New York Times 26 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Inside the Secret Sting Operations to Expose Celebrity Psychics  The New York Times

Are some celebrity mediums fooling their audience members by reading social media pages in advance? A group of online vigilantes is out to prove it.

An Inside Look at How the Guerrilla Skeptics Expose Famous “Psychic Mediums” - Patheos 26 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

An Inside Look at How the Guerrilla Skeptics Expose Famous “Psychic Mediums”  Patheos

The New York Times has published an article, which will appear in Sunday's print magazine, about Susan Gerbic and her team of Guerrilla Skeptics.

No, John Oliver. Not All Psychics Are Frauds. - Patheos 25 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

No, John Oliver. Not All Psychics Are Frauds.  Patheos

Dear John Oliver,. I'm Courtney. I'm a professional Tarot advisor with over twenty years' experience. I see private clients and work for a phone psychic hotline.

Megan Barton Hanson heads to Israel to enlist Uri Geller against smoking - The Jerusalem Post 13 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Megan Barton Hanson heads to Israel to enlist Uri Geller against smoking  The Jerusalem Post

The British celebrity will fight her smoking habit alongside personal trainer Matt Fiddes, who used to be Michael Jackson's personal bodyguard.

Spoiler Alert! | Hidden Brain - NPR 3 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Spoiler Alert! | Hidden Brain  NPR

Writers and filmmakers hoping to hoodwink their fans with plot twists have long known what cognitive scientists know: All of us have blind spots in the way we ...

Do Some Poker Players Have Psychic Powers? - Online Poker.net 20 Nov 2018, 11:04 am

Do Some Poker Players Have Psychic Powers?  Online Poker.net

Some poker pros like to believe that they can 'read souls' around the card table, with players such as Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu springing to mind.

Psychic Powers at Play in Poker? - PokerNews.com 14 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Psychic Powers at Play in Poker?  PokerNews.com

Ashley Adams considers the topic of psychic power in poker and how it can be some people can believe clairvoyance and telepathy can really exist.

'Witch' conjured $600Gs out of man in evil spirit scam: York cops - Toronto Sun 25 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

'Witch' conjured $600Gs out of man in evil spirit scam: York cops  Toronto Sun

A wannabe witch allegedly fleeced a Vaughan man of more than $600000 in a bit of magical mayhem.Detectives from York Regional Police have charged a ...

Dear Skeptic: An Open Letter To The James Randi Educational Foundation - Oh My Stars - Beliefnet 19 Oct 2018, 11:13 am

Dear Skeptic: An Open Letter To The James Randi Educational Foundation - Oh My Stars  Beliefnet

Dear JREF: I really love some of the work that professional skeptics like you do. Your take-down of phony faith healer Peter Popoff was an absolute classic.

The Haunting of Hill House Recap: Sensitivity Training - Vulture 12 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

The Haunting of Hill House Recap: Sensitivity Training  Vulture

The focus falls on Theo in the series' most emotional episode to date. A recap of The Haunting of Hill House Season 1, Episode 3: 'Touch'

INDEPENDENT LENS: An Honest Liar - KPBS 4 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

INDEPENDENT LENS: An Honest Liar  KPBS

Meet James "The Amazing" Randi, the famed magician and self-proclaimed "honest liar" who dedicated his life to exposing frauds. But when dealing with a ...

Derek DelGaudio Conjurs Life After His Off-Broadway Smash ‘In & Of Itself’; Hollywood’s Been Watching - Deadline 9 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Derek DelGaudio Conjurs Life After His Off-Broadway Smash ‘In & Of Itself’; Hollywood’s Been Watching  Deadline

When Derek DelGaudio's 72-week, four-time-extended Off Broadway run of his accurately titled In & Of Itself vanishes August 19 from the 150-seat Daryl Roth ...

Magician the Amazing Randi has dedicated his life to promoting critical thinking - Daily Telegraph 6 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Magician the Amazing Randi has dedicated his life to promoting critical thinking  Daily Telegraph

CLEARLY the lanky US talk show host wasnt interested in anything the short, grey-bearded guest had to say. Despite inviting Canadian-born American ...

Skeptical leader Susan Gerbic to speak in Arcata - Mad River Union 29 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Skeptical leader Susan Gerbic to speak in Arcata  Mad River Union

ARCATA – The Mad River Union and Humboldt Skeptics present Susan Gerbic, a prominent leader in the skeptical movement, at Blondie's Food and Drink, 420 ...

Two Notable South Asian Atheists Face Blasphemy Charges in Their Countries - Patheos 22 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Two Notable South Asian Atheists Face Blasphemy Charges in Their Countries  Patheos

These two activists did nothing wrong, yet critics have painted targets on their backs.

A Skeptic, a Student Newspaper, and a #MeToo Dilemma - Undark Magazine 11 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

A Skeptic, a Student Newspaper, and a #MeToo Dilemma  Undark Magazine

Michael Shermer threatened to sue a college paper for publishing allegations of sexual assault without allowing him to respond. Was he justified?

‘Derren Brown: Miracle’ Review: Deception on the Stage and Under the Steeple - Wall Street Journal 21 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

‘Derren Brown: Miracle’ Review: Deception on the Stage and Under the Steeple  Wall Street Journal

The mentalist, illusionist and pop philosopher reveals how many of the tricks he uses in his act are also familiar to faith healers.

Alice Cooper recalls how he nearly died after a hanging stunt went wrong - NME Live 4 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Alice Cooper recalls how he nearly died after a hanging stunt went wrong  NME Live

Alice Cooper has revealed how he once nearly died after a hanging stunt went wrong. The shock rocker was performing at Wembley Stadium in 1988 when the ...

Alice Cooper Nearly Accidentally Killed Himself On Stage in 1988 - Esquire 2 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Alice Cooper Nearly Accidentally Killed Himself On Stage in 1988  Esquire

For years, Alice Cooper's live show was known for a number of death-defying stunts, including a scene where musician simulated hanging himself on stage.

An Indian Skeptic Brilliantly Debunked a “Pranic Healer” on Live TV - Patheos 5 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

An Indian Skeptic Brilliantly Debunked a “Pranic Healer” on Live TV  Patheos

Babu Gogineni, a former director of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, is also an excellent debunker of psychics and charlatans in the media, kind of ...

James Randi: The Life of The World's Most Famous Magician and Skeptic - Inverse 21 Nov 2017, 8:00 am

James Randi: The Life of The World's Most Famous Magician and Skeptic  Inverse

When James Randi became a popular skeptic, he didn't graduate from magic — like a camera obscura, he used decades of expertise to invert it. At 89, Randall ...

The Amazing Randi can escape just about anything — except Hurricane Irma - Miami Herald 12 Sep 2017, 7:00 am

The Amazing Randi can escape just about anything — except Hurricane Irma  Miami Herald

Magician, mentalist and (as he'll be the first to tell you) faker James Randi — better known by his stage name, The Amazing Randi — used to escape from a ...

An Eighty-Nine-Year-Old Escape Artist Trapped by Hurricane Irma - The New Yorker 11 Sep 2017, 7:00 am

An Eighty-Nine-Year-Old Escape Artist Trapped by Hurricane Irma  The New Yorker

As Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean last week, more than six million Florida residents were told to evacuate. Some could not. Tens of thousands of ...

There's No Such Thing as Ghosts. Instead, One of These Scientific Phenomena Is at Play - Big Think 14 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

There's No Such Thing as Ghosts. Instead, One of These Scientific Phenomena Is at Play  Big Think

Once, in middle school, a gang of boys and I were lured to a spot behind the Dunkin' Donuts in our town. We went after dark, to a place where a kid from school ...

That Time the CIA Investigated a Magician to See if Magic Was Real - Motherboard 10 May 2017, 7:00 am

That Time the CIA Investigated a Magician to See if Magic Was Real  Motherboard

A video with illusionist Uri Geller spawned dozens of pages of follow-up reports in the CIA about whether magic was real, and if so, how to harness it for ...

James Randi debunks Magnet Man - Boing Boing 6 Mar 2017, 8:00 am

James Randi debunks Magnet Man  Boing Boing

https://youtu.be/OTVWMY8EZCA In This video, professional skeptic James Randi demonstrates his new powder (called tal-kom or something like that) that ...

The magic of politics: the irrationality of rational people - OUPblog 5 Feb 2017, 8:00 am

The magic of politics: the irrationality of rational people  OUPblog

The reason the life of 'the Amazing Randi' made me stop and think? Because I saw in the interactions between his charlatans and swindlers and the people they ...

While Held by US Immigration, an Artist Sketches His Fellow Detainees - Hyperallergic 8 Dec 2016, 8:00 am

While Held by US Immigration, an Artist Sketches His Fellow Detainees  Hyperallergic

Artist José Alvarez (D.O.P.A.) talks about the 30 portraits he drew while detained at the Krome Detention Center in Miami. The drawings, accompanied by each ...

I’ve Been A Fan Of The Amazing Randi, Magician And Debunker Of ‘Paranormal’ Claims, For Decades - Big Think 21 Sep 2016, 7:00 am

I’ve Been A Fan Of The Amazing Randi, Magician And Debunker Of ‘Paranormal’ Claims, For Decades  Big Think

Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini was a little obsessed with the "paranormal." As a magician, he knew that every one of the people who professed to be ...

The Amazing Randi: Amazing Not Supernatural - Sun Sentinel 29 Mar 2016, 7:00 am

The Amazing Randi: Amazing Not Supernatural  Sun Sentinel

He's known worldwide as The Amazing Randi and he calls South Florida home but he says he's not supernatural. In fact, much of his amazing career has been ...

Documentary Highlights James Randi's War on Fake Psychics - Reason 25 Mar 2016, 7:00 am

Documentary Highlights James Randi's War on Fake Psychics  Reason

Independent Lens: An Honest Liar. PBS. Monday, March 28, 10 p.m.. There's something bewitchingly charming—not to mention bold as brass—about a ...

The rise of a new grief vampire - ScienceBlogs 21 Jan 2016, 8:00 am

The rise of a new grief vampire  ScienceBlogs

I don't write about psychics that often. Most commonly, when I do, it's about psychics making claims that could be construed as medical claims, such as when ...

The audiophile’s dilemma: strangers can’t identify $340 cables, either [Updated] - Ars Technica 30 Jul 2015, 7:00 am

The audiophile’s dilemma: strangers can’t identify $340 cables, either [Updated]  Ars Technica

says manufacturer AudioQuest. "For best results have the arrow pointing in the direction of the flow of music. For example, NAS to Router, Router to Network ...

Classic video: James Randi exposes psychic fraudster - Boing Boing 21 Jul 2015, 7:00 am

Classic video: James Randi exposes psychic fraudster  Boing Boing

https://youtu.be/QlfMsZwr8rc I watched An Honest Liar this weekend on Netflix. It's a Kickstarter funded documentary about James "The Amazing" Randi, the ...

Full-time debunker started young - Arkansas Online 17 Apr 2015, 7:00 am

Full-time debunker started young  Arkansas Online

"I have a specific expertise. It's a strange expertise, how to fool people, but I know how it's done, and I know how to avoid the effects of it," says former illusionist ...

'An Honest Liar' review: Famous skeptic James Randi's incredible life story - OregonLive.com 10 Apr 2015, 7:00 am

'An Honest Liar' review: Famous skeptic James Randi's incredible life story  OregonLive.com

This admiring portrait of the magician, escape artist, and debunker of psychic and supernatural phenomena James Randi traces his unbelievable life story, ...

Review: Amazing Randi seeks truth in 'An Honest Liar' - azcentral.com 9 Apr 2015, 7:00 am

Review: Amazing Randi seeks truth in 'An Honest Liar'  azcentral.com

Magician James Randi is a compelling subject, especially when we see more sides of him.

Movies in brief: 'An Honest Liar,' 'Gett' - Minneapolis Star Tribune 2 Apr 2015, 7:00 am

Movies in brief: 'An Honest Liar,' 'Gett'  Minneapolis Star Tribune

REVIEW: In the touching and inspiring documentary "An Honest Liar," James Randi is shown to have seriously avoided the truth personally.

Truth and unexpected consequences: 'An Honest Liar' profiles James Randi - Washington Post 19 Mar 2015, 7:00 am

Truth and unexpected consequences: 'An Honest Liar' profiles James Randi  Washington Post

At barely more than five feet tall, and with a bushy white beard and beetled brow, magician James “The Amazing” Randi resembles nothing so much as an angry ...

A Plea for a Scientific Worldview from An Honest Liar, on Debunker James Randi - Scientific American 9 Mar 2015, 7:00 am

A Plea for a Scientific Worldview from An Honest Liar, on Debunker James Randi  Scientific American

NEW YORK CITY—No matter how smart you are, or how educated you are, you can be deceived. That's the wisdom from—and what I gather is the driving force ...

Review: ‘An Honest Liar,’ a Documentary About the Debunker James Randi - New York Times 5 Mar 2015, 8:00 am

Review: ‘An Honest Liar,’ a Documentary About the Debunker James Randi  New York Times

“Magicians are the most honest people in the world,” the illusionist James Randi says at the beginning of “An Honest Liar.” “They tell you they're gonna fool you, ...

James ‘The Amazing’ Randi Speaks at ‘An Honest Liar’ Screening - Variety 4 Mar 2015, 8:00 am

James ‘The Amazing’ Randi Speaks at ‘An Honest Liar’ Screening  Variety

The big draw at a special screening on Tuesday night in Hollywood wasn't a leading man or hot new starlet, but an 86-year-old retired magician. Attendees at ...

James Randi: debunking the king of the debunkers - Telegraph.co.uk 9 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

James Randi: debunking the king of the debunkers  Telegraph.co.uk

James Randi, star sceptic and subject of the documentary An Honest Liar, is dedicated to exposing magicians and spoonbenders. Is he guilty of a little sleight of ...

The faith healer and the magician - The Spirit of Things - ABC Online 14 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

The faith healer and the magician - The Spirit of Things  ABC Online

While their work appears at odds, Dr Rachael Kohn finds some surprising similarities between a Brazilian faith healer and a Canadian-born magician and ...

The Unbelievable Skepticism of the Amazing Randi - New York Times 8 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

The Unbelievable Skepticism of the Amazing Randi  New York Times

An expert magician, avid debunker and scourge of spiritualists and con men prepares for the final curtain.

James Randi: An Honest Liar uncovers deception at the heart of sceptic’s own story - Herald Sun 8 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

James Randi: An Honest Liar uncovers deception at the heart of sceptic’s own story  Herald Sun

FOR the past four decades James Randi has travelled the world, exposing psychics, mystics and spoon-benders as charlatans, fakes and frauds.

James Randi tells the truth about An Honest Liar - Milwaukee Record 2 Oct 2014, 7:00 am

James Randi tells the truth about An Honest Liar  Milwaukee Record

The irascible subject of the fleet-footed documentary appears at the Milwaukee Film Festival Sunday, October 5 at the Downer Theater.

Retired Magician Goes Beyond Smoke And Mirrors In New Documentary - WUWM 2 Oct 2014, 7:00 am

Retired Magician Goes Beyond Smoke And Mirrors In New Documentary  WUWM

Don't use the term debunk around James Randi. The man known as the Amazing Randi sees himself as an investigator who made a name for himself trying to ...

At 86, James Randi is still amazing - MiamiHerald.com 30 Aug 2014, 7:00 am

At 86, James Randi is still amazing  MiamiHerald.com

For a guy who has spent most of the past 40 years busting treacherous telepaths, spurious spoon-benders and fake faith-healers, James Randi can do some ...

Hot Docs: James Randi, the original mythbuster - Toronto Star 2 May 2014, 7:00 am

Hot Docs: James Randi, the original mythbuster  Toronto Star

James Randi, a Toronto-born magician, has dedicated his life to debunking the illusions of the paranormal.

Plantation artist avoids prison for stealing man's identity two decades ago - Sun-Sentinel 29 May 2012, 7:00 am

Plantation artist avoids prison for stealing man's identity two decades ago  Sun-Sentinel

The judge had wanted to give celebrated South Florida artist Jose Luis Alvarez two years in prison for stealing a New York man's identity more than two decades ...

The Unsinkable Rubber Duckies - Wired News 4 May 2012, 7:00 am

The Unsinkable Rubber Duckies  Wired News

It sometimes seems like there is a huge swath of the general public that will just believe anything — they are immune to skepticism and compelled to accept the ...

Stanley Krippner, parapsychologist even James Randi likes - Boing Boing 1 May 2012, 7:00 am

Stanley Krippner, parapsychologist even James Randi likes  Boing Boing

Stanley Krippner, 79, is a parapsychologist loved by believers and skeptics alike. He's been honored with lifetime achievement awards from the mainstream ...

The 'Medium' Is Not the Messenger - Wired News 9 Apr 2012, 7:00 am

The 'Medium' Is Not the Messenger  Wired News

Hardly does one talking-to-the-dead practitioner fade from view than another pops up, to the delight of the naifs who desperately need assurance that no one ...

Critical Thinker Explains Skepticism vs. Cynicism - Pacific Standard 13 Oct 2011, 7:00 am

Critical Thinker Explains Skepticism vs. Cynicism  Pacific Standard

Professional skeptic D.J. Grothe explores the difference between skepticism and cynicism and describes how fooling some of the people some of the time is a ...

Toronto psychic denies running from $1M challenge - CBC.ca 6 Sep 2011, 7:00 am

Toronto psychic denies running from $1M challenge  CBC.ca

A Toronto-based medium denies she's ducking a $1 million challenge from a skeptic organization to prove her powers. Psychic Nikki was reacting to a statement ...

'Top' psychics offered $1M to prove powers - CBC.ca 31 Aug 2011, 7:00 am

'Top' psychics offered $1M to prove powers  CBC.ca

While high-profile medium James Van Praagh has yet to take the bait, a self-proclaimed Toronto psychic says she's considering taking up a $1-million challenge ...

Amazing Randi, On Ice - Forbes 29 Aug 2011, 7:00 am

Amazing Randi, On Ice  Forbes

Magician James Randi survives a coffin made of ice in the Geek Picture of the Day.

Psychics: James Randi Offers $1 Million if James Van Praagh, Allison DuBois, John Edward Can Prove Clairvoyance - ABC News 27 Aug 2011, 7:00 am

Psychics: James Randi Offers $1 Million if James Van Praagh, Allison DuBois, John Edward Can Prove Clairvoyance  ABC News

The James Randi Foundation, a non-profit group, has offered $1 million to 'psychic mediums' capable of proving their powers in a scientific experiment. James ...

Celebrity Psychics Can Claim $1M If Their Powers Are Real - Gizmodo 22 Aug 2011, 7:00 am

Celebrity Psychics Can Claim $1M If Their Powers Are Real  Gizmodo

The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) is so convinced clairvoyants are a scam that the non-profit group is offering a $1 million dollar prize to any ...

Dr. Oz, Andrew Wakefield and others, um, 'honored' by James Randi - Los Angeles Times 1 Apr 2011, 7:00 am

Dr. Oz, Andrew Wakefield and others, um, 'honored' by James Randi  Los Angeles Times

We doubt that either Dr. Oz or Andrew Wakefield will be proudly displaying these honors on their mantelpieces: Both received "Pigasus Awards" this April 1 from ...

James Randi's Million Dollar Challenge to Homeopathy - Reason Online 7 Feb 2011, 8:00 am

James Randi's Million Dollar Challenge to Homeopathy  Reason Online

Magician and skeptic James Randi (The Amazing Randi) has long challenged psychics to prove scientifically their abilities by winning a million dollar prize.

James Randi comes out of the closet - Bad Astronomy : Bad Astronomy - Discover Magazine 22 Mar 2010, 7:00 am

James Randi comes out of the closet - Bad Astronomy : Bad Astronomy  Discover Magazine

James Randi — one of the founders of the modern skeptical movement, a leading rationalist, thinker, and fighter of antiscience — has made a big ...

James Randi, global warming and the meaning of skepticism - Psychology Today 17 Dec 2009, 8:00 am

James Randi, global warming and the meaning of skepticism  Psychology Today

James “the Amazing” Randi is an icon of skepticism. The man has done more — over a span of several decades — to further the cause of critical thinking and to ...

The God of Skeptics: Heretics, nonbelievers and doubters worship "The Amazing Randi." So what will free thinkers do when he's gone? - Riverfront Times 26 Aug 2009, 7:00 am

The God of Skeptics: Heretics, nonbelievers and doubters worship "The Amazing Randi." So what will free thinkers do when he's gone?  Riverfront Times

Onstage in a spacious Las Vegas banquet hall sits a nervous-looking, dark-haired Danish woman named Connie Sonne. The 46-year-old retired police officer ...

Randi's big shoes to Phil - Bad Astronomy : Bad Astronomy - Discover Magazine 4 Aug 2008, 7:00 am

Randi's big shoes to Phil - Bad Astronomy : Bad Astronomy  Discover Magazine

Edited to add: The comments to this post have been amazing incredible. My sincerest thanks to all of you; knowing that everyone has my back makes this a lot ...

Pear Cable Chickens Out of $1,000,000 Challenge, We Search For Answers - Gizmodo.com 26 Oct 2007, 7:00 am

Pear Cable Chickens Out of $1,000,000 Challenge, We Search For Answers  Gizmodo.com

Click to viewWhen we first criticized the $7,250 Pear Anjou speaker cables, little did we know it would stir up such a hornet's nest of controversy. James Randi ...

10 Tips For Dealing With James Randi: Claim Your Million Today! - Wired Blogs 26 Oct 2007, 7:00 am

10 Tips For Dealing With James Randi: Claim Your Million Today!  Wired Blogs

James Randi is a magician, skeptic and debunker who has made short work of countless frauds, fruitcakes and sincere claimants to paranormal power.

UPDATED: Journalist Accepts $1 Million Challenge: Do $7250 Cables Sound Better or Not? - Gizmodo.com 15 Oct 2007, 7:00 am

UPDATED: Journalist Accepts $1 Million Challenge: Do $7250 Cables Sound Better or Not?  Gizmodo.com

Click to viewPear Cable, makers of the $7250 audio cables we showed you a couple of weeks ago, has accepted debunker James Randi's (pictured at left) ...

Pear Cable CEO Calls James Randi's $1 Million Offer a Hoax - Gizmodo.com 5 Oct 2007, 7:00 am

Pear Cable CEO Calls James Randi's $1 Million Offer a Hoax  Gizmodo.com

Last week, magician and paranormal debunker James Randi (pictured above left) offered the makers of Pear speaker cables $1 million if they could prove in ...

James Randi, Bob Barker Expose Psychic Fraud - Wired Blogs 19 Mar 2007, 7:00 am

James Randi, Bob Barker Expose Psychic Fraud  Wired Blogs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlfMsZwr8rc Speaking of James Randi, he made be a sad cryptographer, but let's not forget that he's still tops at doing what ...

James Randi Bio


Canadian-American stage magician and scientific skeptic

August 07, 1928, (90 years old)

Randall James Hamilton Zwinge

http://www.randi.org

James Randi
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