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You can’t get to a Skeptics in the Pub? Try the next best thing!

See Robin Ince's School for Gifted Children on Tour this autumn instead! Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People will only be in London this...

Wellcome Library Tour Follow-Up

Hello, A few of you on the Wellcome behind-the-scenes tour showed some interest in a follow-up and references for your records. Ross MacFarlane has kindly sent...

TAM7 Welcome & Thank You from James Randi

Greetings, all! First, welcome to The Amaz!ng Meeting 7. The JREF staff and I have been repeatedly astonished – if not “amazed” – at...

Dr Stephen Law on Second Life

This Saturday Stephen Law will be presenting a lecture and a short Q&A thereafter about his book, "The War for Children's Minds" at The...

Rupert Sheldrake’s: The Shoreditch Experiment

The Shoreditch Experiment, London June 9 and July 7 As part of my research on telephone telepathy, I am running two days of testing events as...

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