Science and critical thinking in the Sacramento Area

Entries from February 2010

The Amazing Meeting 8

February 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Yesterday registration started for The Amazing Meeting 8. The latest installment of the James Randi Educational Foundations annual conference. It will be held from July 8th to the 11th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Every year The Amazing Meeting (TAM) features a fantastic lineup of speakers, table discussions, workshops, and this is only half the fun [...]

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Tags: Shane · Skepticism

February Newsletter

February 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Sacramento Area Skeptics February Newsletter In this month’s newsletter: Bad Month for the Anti-Vaxxers Proposed Changes to NASA Oprah Sweat Lodge Guru Charged with Manslaughter The Amaz!ng Meeting 8 Wars Breakout Over DSM-V

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Winchester Mansion – Follow Up

February 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A few months ago I wrote an article on the Winchester Mansion in San Jose California. It was the first article in a series I will be doing on the more popular woo-woo stories Northern California is known for. In that article I praised the management of the Winchester Mystery House for not hyping up [...]

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Tags: Northern California · Paranormal · Shane

Sacramento Coalition of Reason

February 10th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Sacramento Coalition of Reason (SacramentoCoR) has gained some local attention today with a Sacramento Bee article about the organizations ten billboards that have emerged from Rocklin to Davis, as a member organization this article also mentioned the Sacramento Area Skeptics. SacramentoCoR is an organization comprised of the agnostic, atheist, freethinker, humanist, and skeptic organizations [...]

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