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What are your vernal equinox plans?


I hope you said “Drinking Skeptically, of course!” Friday, March 20th — 7:30pm @ The Claddagh Irish Pub in South Side Works. Ask the host or hostess for the Drinking Skeptically crew to see what lovely Claddagh room they’ve graciously … Continue reading

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Roadtrip?!


Our neighbors to the west, Central Ohioans for Rational Inquiry (CORI), are organizing an Ohio SkeptiCamp for May. If you’re not familiar with BarCamps, let me quote Wikipedia: “user generated conferences — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by … Continue reading

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Boo!


Small town attention/thrill seekers form a ghost hunting team, meet a theater professor with a flair for the dramatic and have a sleepover in a university theater. Will you find out about their hijinx and adventure in the next Goosebumps … Continue reading

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when your cupboard upsets your loved ones


I wanted to share this beautiful animation that Parenting Beyond Belief author, Dale McGowan, posted to his blog, as I think it really illustrates some of the discussion that was going on at Friday’s Drinking Skeptically gathering about maintaining positive … Continue reading

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News & links in and around Pittsburgh


Wanted to pass along some links I’ve been sent this week of interest to those in and around Pittsburgh . . . 1000 Plaintiffs for Newdow v. Roberts — Friends of Mike Newdow, a group of PA Nonbelievers, has set … Continue reading

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Storm Detour Disrupts Darwin Dinner


In an email this morning local CFI President, Chuck Bobich, updates us on last night’s monthly dinner meeting with special guest, David Campbell: The recent high winds snapped a pole along Route 51 near Francesco’s Restaurant. This not only killed … Continue reading

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Drinking Skeptically – February style!


Well children, and by children I mean responsible adults 21 and 0lder — it is almost that time again. Pittsburgh’s Drinking Skeptically is the 3rd Friday of each month, which means February 20th we’ll be gathering once again at The … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events – Darwin edition!


Did you know that Pittsburgh is home to an amazing Charles Darwin impersonator? Dr. David Campbell of The Darwin Center For Science & Reason brings Darwin to life in Darwin Remembers, a theatrical experience from the voyage of The Beagle … Continue reading

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See you at 7:30!


Tonight’s the night! Hope to see you there! And bring friends because you’ll need help with whatever appetizer you order. Are you skeptical of this claim? Let’s test this theory!

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CFI Event reminder: Tonight!


Tonight’s program is going to be awesome! Astronomy!!! Quoted from a message from CFIC-Pittsburgh’s Steering Committee Treasurer Chuck Bobich: CFI Community of Pittsburgh will hold tonight’s general meeting at the Carnegie Science Center, starting at 7:00 PM and lasting to … Continue reading

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