I Spy with My Little Eye…

I swear, every time I start writing a Mad Art Lab photo post, I always get sucked into a swirling vortex of amazing science or crazy claims. This week about “eyes” will be no different. I was going to start this post off with the quote, “The eyes are the …


The March of Reason

The March of Reason is a documentary film in five parts produced by Scott Burdick, of which the first three have been released on YouTube. The title can be a little misleading, it is not at all about the historical progress of rationality. Rather, it is based around a activist …

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Etched decanter auction + The Amazing Skepchick Cure-All

A huge thank you to everyone who came to our SkepchickCON panels at CONvergence, as well as everyone who stopped by the Skepchick Sideshow party room. I’m excited to announce that the beautiful glass decanters containing the cures for Dyspepsia, Palpitations, and Jaundice—the Amazing Skepchick Cure-All!–are all up for auction …


The Way of The Mister: Skepticism & Atheism

Can you be a good Skeptic and believe in God? Comedian, Brian Keith Dalton (aka Mr Deity) has the answer. Scroll down to see the video. *featured image taken from video linked above.


A Radio Tour of American Culture

I recently spent sixteen hours driving alone through the American Midwest. I had my mp3 player all loaded up with my favorite music, Last Chance to See and Demon Haunted World which I then completely forgot to bring with me. So instead of familiar and comfortable entertainment filling my lonely …


Bloody Mary: Summoning Spirits or Ordering Drinks?

Back when I was a little girl, I was at a slumber party and distinctly remember the other girls at the party wanted to play “Bloody Mary“. I am not sure if I had heard of the legend before that moment or if they explained it to me, but I …


Rockets, Shams, and Placebo adventures

I may not have “forgotten” to post them as much “been so busy I never remembered at the right time”, but the results are the same: not enough Puppets in The Lab. I shall remedy this now. The July 1st release is one of my favorites we’ve done, and only …

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Busking Skeptically Part 2 – Demographics

As a busker, I’m in the entertainment business and part of that business is targeting your audience. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been making an effort to observe my paying customers and determine if there is a group that I should be focusing on. It proved challenging, and …