Skepticism

Don Philips Plays The Science Game. Loses.

28 October, 2014 // 10 Comments

According to Mike Lockley of the Birmingham Mail, paranormal researcher Don Philips ‘has allowed scientists to pore over his unique talents and emerged with reputation untarnished.’ When I read this I had to do a double take – readers of my blog may be familiar with the issues I have with Don Philips and his research methods, so [...]

Don’t Be Afraid Of Ouija Boards

26 October, 2014 // 2 Comments

Can Ouija Boards summon demons? No. Are Ouija Boards dangerous? Nope. Can Ouija Board possess you? No, they cannot. The only threat a Ouija Board poses to your health and safety is if someone throws it at your head, sometimes the square boards have sharp corners that could take an eye out if you’re not careful and some people use Ouija [...]

Samuel Kent’s Ghost: What It Means When You Say A Photo Shows A Ghost

24 October, 2014 // 1 Comment

A while ago the photo seen here was posted on Social Media sites and it came to my attention because the person who took the photo lives in the next town over from me and we have mutual friends. Did I know what it was, I was asked. An original of the photo was send to me to examine and I tried to work out what could have caused the oddity in the [...]

Sally Morgan Tells Husband To Be “More Politically Correct” During TV Show

16 October, 2014 // 0 Comments

I just caught part of Episode Six of Season Three of Psychic Sally On The Road on Pick TV and watched in bemusement at a scene in which Sally berates her husband John Morgan for not being politically correct, for not holding his tongue and getting in trouble because of it. Sally Morgan: two days ago John reacted to a situation in a theatre and [...]

Apply For A Free QEDcon Ticket

15 October, 2014 // 1 Comment

As of today you have donated enough cash to get at least 6 people a ticket to QEDcon happening in Manchester next April. More if you consider the student discount, and the amount keeps rising so who knows how many tickets we will eventually fund. If you want to help get people to QEDcon why not consider making a donation? It’s earlier than [...]

Psychic Sally Fans: Self Preservation At A Cost

11 October, 2014 // 3 Comments

I used to wholeheartedly believe that people could speak to the dead. These days I’m not so convinced, but even as a believer I wasn’t so blinded by my faith in psychics and mediums that I couldn’t spot when I was being purposefully deceived. In fact, it was Derek Acorah’s staged possession by a made up ghost called Kreed [...]

#notallpsychics

10 October, 2014 // 3 Comments

I recently spoke with the president of the Spiritualists’ National Union (SNU), David Bruton, and he was quick to point out that what people like Sally Morgan, Derek Acorah and co. claim to do is not actually psychic ability but, in fact, mediumship. “I understand there is great interest from the general public but Spiritualism [...]
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