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mcgurk and me

Let’s spend less than two minutes with the McGurk Effect!


Do you think this is voodoo, satanic, or magic? Or do you think our brains are taking the conflicting information from the video and audio and giving it one sensible storyline? 60 more words

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Rant, Rave, And Stir Up Controversy Pub nite

The next Freethinkers in the pub is Monday July 28.

Winston’s English Pub & Grill

243 21st Street East, Saskatoon, SK

On the patio out back, unless it’s raining in which case we will be somewhere inside. 16 more words

Skeptic

British MP Wants Astrology To Play A Part In Health Policy

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Conservative MP David Tredinnick has recently spoken about his belief in astrology, and the fact that he thinks it should be integrated into UK health care. 256 more words

Astronomy

A Skeptic Fail: The Sad Story of My Poorly Informed Shoe Selection

As you know Pal, in the past five years I have become a recreationally semi-avid runner. I love it.  Physically, running has been great for my overall health. 1,173 more words

My Journey From Christianity to Atheism

Along this journey of mine I have come across questions and statements that I have addressed previously in my blogs. Often they are things I asked or said myself in the past so I understand where they are coming from. 4,214 more words

Blogging

My battle against dry eye: I never thought things would get *this* bad...

Readers might remember that I got nice new frames for my spectacles lately. Of course, the same visit to the optometrist revealed me to have ‘dry eye’, a condition associated with being pregnant, suffering a stroke, and other things (such as having eyes). 445 more words

Health

Inaugural Brisbane Skepticamp is a Roaring Success!

Last Saturday, the 19th of June 2014, I was lucky enough to head along to the very first ever Brisbane Skepticamp. It was held at Hamilton, a handsome river-side suburb in gorgeous Brisbane. 413 more words

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