Monthly Archives: October 2012

Skeptic News: TV show for Exorcist Who Expels Gay Demons

On Halloween night, Reverend Bob Larson will be the star of his own Lifetime Television reality show, The Real Exorcist, which follows Larson as he rids hapless souls of evil demons. Including exorcising homosexuals. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Psychics fail Halloween challenge

Psychics fail scientific test – who saw that coming? Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Panel wants action on 'witches' killing

The Tripura Women’s Commission (TWC) Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of tribal women suspected of using witchcraft or black magic. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Worst products of 2012 including homeopathy

The consumer advocate announced the winners of its annual Shonky Awards in Sydney today with a range of well-known brands named and shamed. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: ‘Babas’ back in business

Things appear to be back to square one in the old city. After a long hiatus, faith healers popularly known as ‘Babas’ are back and this time they are adopting a new practice to reaching out to their clients. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Doctors warn about dangers of illegal TCM herbal sales

Food and Drug Administration officials said yesterday that they will tighten inspections on illegal sales of gaofang, a Chinese herbal recipe to reinforce energy in winter, after some online stores were found selling do-it-yourself herbs. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Sex abuse accusations stir uproar in Hasidic sect

Hundreds of members in Satmar sect backing Nechemya Weberman, 53, who is set to be tried on charges of forcing girl to perform sex acts Continue reading

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Skeptic News: ‘Cackling’ Columbian baby possessed by the devil?

Is Columbian newborn the devil in disguise? Authorities are investigating claims the infant has exhibited several abnormalities. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Mayan calendar benefits Turkish town

People who believe Şirince village in İzmir’s Selçuk town will be a haven from destruction predicted to begin Dec. 21 by the Mayan calendar will flood the town during the Christmas holiday this year. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Professor aims to make time travel a reality

Physicists, mathematicians, philosophers and that guy talking to himself on a street corner all have opinions about validity of time travel.
So does Dr. James Cramer, professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Washington. He wants to make it a reality.

But Cramer’s form of time travel is not the teleportation characterized by Hollywood and science fiction. As time travel goes, Cramer thinks in baby steps. He’s working on the possibility receiving a message milliseconds before it’s sent. Continue reading

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