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Follow up info from September Science Cafe - Hi everyone! Thanks so much for those who came out last night! I had a great time, I hope you did, too. Our guest speaker from last night, Chris Graney, sent me an email with follow up information from his talk: Laurie Sep 21, 2016 4:09 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Darwin Day Celebration Sunday Feb 22 - Ed, do you know when Dr. Perlin is scheduled to do his presentation? I'll be coming from work. On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Ed Hensley < John K. Feb 21, 2015 6:15 PM
Darwin Day Celebration Sunday Feb 22 - The Kentucky Secular Society is pleased to invite all members of the Louisville Area Skeptics to a celebration of the life of Charles Darwin. The celebration will include the following ac Ed H. Feb 21, 2015 1:38 PM
Reminder, Speaker Links, Plea - Hello Skeptics! REMINDER! Tomorrow, Monday, Jan 13, is January Cafe, from 7-9, at Patrick O'Shea's on Main St. in Louisville. Come see Jamie Hale speak about "Exploring Memory". More info at Laurie Jan 12, 2014 1:53 PM
Meetup Cancelled: June Science Cafe - Dr. Lee Dugatkin & "Four Billion Years in Sixty Minutes" - June Science Cafe - Dr. Lee Dugatkin & "Four Billion Years in Sixty Minutes", scheduled to occur on Monday, June 17,[masked]:00 PM has been CANCELLED. Please update your plans accordingly. We will announce the new date as soon as possible. Laurie Jun 16, 2013 9:05 AM
Postponed!! Science Cafe - Dr. Lee Dugatkin &"Four Billion Years in Sixty Minutes" -   Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to POSTPONE June Science Cafe featuring Dr. Lee Alan Dugatkin and his talk "Four Billion Years in Sixty Minutes: A Crash Course in Evolution". Stay tune Laurie Jun 14, 2013 10:18 AM
Origins of Deception - Preview not available Dan D. Apr 12, 2013 10:45 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Preview not available Laurie Jan 17, 2013 9:46 AM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - user 1. Jan 17, 2013 8:40 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Not necessary...but interesting to some of us, and to those not interested, DELETE is just a click away....   Frank L. Jan 17, 2013 8:30 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - I joined the L.A.S. intending on coming to a meeting, and this is the first batch of emails I get. Are the attitudes expresse Matt R. Jan 17, 2013 1:15 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Preview not available carol s. Jan 16, 2013 11:07 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Is "reply to all" necessary?? Teresa T Jan 16, 2013 11:02 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - A few simple opinions on the futility of the discussions you seek (dignifying a religious alternative to evolution is absurd), and the pastor calls Brandon J. Jan 16, 2013 10:41 PM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Preview not available Ryan A. Jan 16, 2013 10:00 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Can't imagine a more futile, pointless, unconstructive waste of time. Wonder how long the passive aggressive liberal and easy going would last if o Brandon J. Jan 16, 2013 5:45 PM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - user 3. Jan 16, 2013 5:30 PM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Looking for Speakers - Hey! So I am a Presbyterian Pastor (liberal and easy going) a Ryan A. Jan 16, 2013 4:06 PM
Looking for Speakers - Hello Louisville Skeptics! We took a break for the holidays, but now we are back for 2013! Who out there is (or knows) a scientist who would like to give a talk to us for Louisville Science Caf Laurie Jan 16, 2013 12:53 PM
12/12/12 End of World Sci Cafe-Dr. Lucinda Woodward "Best Friend or Frienemy: Dog Personalities" - The world is going to end on 12/21/12, because an invisible planet is going to crash into earth, or because an ancient stone calendar is ending, or something. So join us for the Last Science Cafe of the World on 12/12/12! Remember to RSVP at: Laurie Dec 10, 2012 12:15 PM
Meetup CHANGE- Presentation Canceled -Dinner Only - ***ATTENTION!!*** We regret to announce that the science presentation portion for November Science Cafe has been canceled. Due to a family emergency, our scientist, Dr. Meghan Kahn, will be unable to attend. However, we will still Laurie Nov 10, 2012 2:09 PM
eSkeptic: Paul Kurtz and the Virtue of Skepticism - Preview not available Dan D. Oct 24, 2012 9:03 AM
Paul Kurtz died today, age 86 - Preview not available Dan D. Oct 21, 2012 10:03 PM
What Is Reality? special edition of New Scientist mag - Preview not available Dan D. Oct 1, 2012 11:56 AM
Evolution in Ky schools petition - Preview not available Dan D. Aug 22, 2012 4:17 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] New Age tripe about Venus Transit - The age of REASON? Are these people serious? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 5, 2012, at 1:28 PM, "Dan Delaney" < [address removed] Angela M. Jun 5, 2012 9:10 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Prediction for the transit of Venus - absolutely --- On Tue, 6/5/12, bill <[address removed]> wrote: user 1. Jun 5, 2012 5:13 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Prediction for the transit of Venus - p { margin: 0; } Seek and Ye shall find! Heh? Let the dervishes whirl while the rest of us enjoy natural phenom bill Jun 5, 2012 1:51 PM
New Age tripe about Venus Transit - Preview not available Dan D. Jun 5, 2012 1:27 PM
Prediction for the transit of Venus - Preview not available Dan D. Jun 5, 2012 1:04 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know? - p { margin: 0; } Thanks for the link. Bill Haswell From: "Dan Del bill Jun 4, 2012 2:11 PM
Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know? - Preview not available Dan D. Jun 2, 2012 2:52 PM
Talks Announced! "SkeptiCamp Kentucky 2012"-Local Free Conference on Science and Skepticism - Several of the talks have been announced! For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Louisvil­le-Area-Skeptics/events/617770­42/ When Laurie May 29, 2012 4:53 PM
Call for Presenters: "SkeptiCamp Kentucky 2012"-Local Free Conference on Science and Skepticism - We still have a few spots left for people to give a short talk at this free, local conference. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Louisvil­le-Area Laurie May 20, 2012 8:49 PM
Meetup details changed: College of Curiosity - Conference on Science and Skepticism in St. Louis - ** CHANGE: Cost of registration has been SLASHED to $30 for adults, and $15 for kids 12 and under! ** Laurie May 1, 2012 3:38 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] MITHRAS = CHRISTIANITY - Old Mithras = Jesus myth has been bouncing around the Atheist community for awhile now. Unfortunately it has no bearing in Ben H. Apr 28, 2012 1:58 PM
MITHRAS = CHRISTIANITY - &n Brian C. Apr 28, 2012 12:04 PM
An interesting podcast episode related to skepticism - There is an interesting podcast episode related to skepticism. An episode late last year f TonyD Apr 24, 2012 9:00 PM
Logical fallacies - everything you wanted to know - Here's and excellent site describing logical fallacies. Study it well to arm yourself against bad arguments :-) Dan D. Apr 24, 2012 11:34 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Follow ups, notes, and reminders! - Hi folks.   Knowing what science geeks comprise this group, I found something interesting for those of you who happen to have an extra couple of bucks burning a hole in your pockets:  a first edition of On the Origin of Specie Jeff Apr 3, 2012 5:35 PM
Follow ups, notes, and reminders! - Hello Science-Loving Friends! I wanted to send an (overdue) note with some followup info after our last few gatherings. After our March Science Cafe, which was about the Voyager Tour of the Outer Planets, several people asked me how to conta Laurie Apr 1, 2012 11:04 PM
FULL HOUSE? Feb Sci Cafe- Dr. Vincent Cassone & "Evolution, Creation and Intelligent Design" - NOTE*****If you plan to attend, please make sure your RSVP is accurate, and update it if anything changes ASAP. Please let us know if you plan to eat, or just come for the talk. Laurie Feb 7, 2012 4:19 PM
Follow-up information from January Science Cafe - Here's an email from Chris Graney with some answers to questions and further info on his talk: "For people who want to know a little more about Riccioli and the question of weird ideas about science, m Laurie Jan 13, 2012 10:03 AM
Call for scientists to present at Louisville Science Cafe or Born to Do Science - Preview not available Laurie Jan 3, 2012 1:39 PM
D.J. Grothe is back! (skepticism podcast) - For those of you who miss hearing D.J. Grothe host the Point of Inquiry   Dan D. Nov 30, 2011 11:30 AM
"White Elephant" Gift Exchange at December Science Cafe - December Science Cafe - Dr. Lee Alan Dugatkin and "The Prince of Evolution" is one week from tomorrow. Just as a fun ho Laurie Nov 22, 2011 4:04 PM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - Preview not available user 1. Nov 9, 2011 10:44 AM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - Preview not available user 1. Nov 9, 2011 10:08 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - Preview not available Mark T. Nov 9, 2011 9:52 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - Preview not available Ted M. Nov 9, 2011 9:46 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - I'll be watching these two programs. Can't wait! Thank you!! --- On Wed, 11/9/11, Laurie <[address removed]> wrote: user 1. Nov 9, 2011 8:51 AM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - Preview not available user 1. Nov 9, 2011 8:48 AM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] 2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - I've set the dvr. I also will look into setting up a meetup at Waverly on a Friday night sometime.  Thanks! Laurie Nov 8, 2011 8:54 PM
2 SyFy Shows at Waverly Hills Wednesday: Ghost Hunters 9:00, Fact or Faked 10:00 - p { margin: 0; } SyFy Channel is presenting a Waverly Hills double feature this Wednesday. At 9:00 Ed H. Nov 8, 2011 8:28 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Waverly Hills on SyFy Channel Fact or Faked Wednesday at 10:00 - Hi; this is Brian Barnes emailing through my wife's email. I look forward to seeing the episode. All of the Ravenmoon Nov 4, 2011 7:58 PM
Waverly Hills on SyFy Channel Fact or Faked Wednesday at 10:00 - p { margin: 0; } SyFy Channel show Fact Or Faked will show their "investigation" of Waverly Hills this Wednesday at Ed H. Nov 4, 2011 6:51 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Upcoming Community Science Events - Thank you. --- On Fri, 10/7/11, Laurie <[address removed]> wrote: user 1. Oct 7, 2011 9:23 PM
Upcoming Community Science Events - Preview not available Laurie Oct 7, 2011 5:22 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - Hello! Im a local musician and music producer originally from Louisville. I love what you guys Christopher C. Aug 23, 2011 1:29 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - Hi guys! On the website, there are two women's tshirts, the "classic" (7710) here: http://www.queensboro.com/7710­.html?cid=29 and the V-neck (7715) here: Laurie Aug 22, 2011 10:51 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - Hello, We would like one men's tagless T- white, large and a women's tagless T - light gray, small. Let us know if you need more info. Thanks, April and Lance Croghan ---- Laurie wrote: > Hey! LAS gear update April Aug 22, 2011 10:30 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - No, thank you Laurie. Linda --- On Mon, 8/22/11, Laurie <[address removed]> wrote: user 1. Aug 22, 2011 10:11 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - Laurie, Here is my order.  Thanks. Ted M. Aug 22, 2011 7:16 PM
RE: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - Michael A. Aug 22, 2011 5:26 PM
Re: Want to order any LAS Gear? - Hey! LAS gear update!! The shirt company is offering free shipping today only! Plus, men's tagless t-shirts (style #7700) are on sale for $7.95 ($2 more for 2x or 3x). http://www.queensboro.c Laurie Aug 22, 2011 5:21 PM
Details Added: September Science Cafe - Jay Stottman and "Activist Archaeology" - I've just added a title and description for this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Louisvil­le-Area-Skeptics/events/296835­81/ Laurie Aug 17, 2011 3:07 PM
Want to order any LAS Gear? - Hi guys! Anyone interested in buying quality shirts with our logo embroidered on them? They have a wide variety of styles and prices. For example, a men's pima polo like Rob was wearing is currently $15.45, a ladies' pique polo like Laurie Aug 3, 2011 5:51 PM
Spaces Still Available for Tonight's August Science Cafe - Steve-O Magic and "The Science of Magic" - Spaces Still Available for Tonight's August Science Cafe  - Steve-O Magic and "The Science of Magic" http:/ Laurie Aug 1, 2011 12:09 PM
New Meetup: January Science Cafe - Announcing a new Meetup for Louisville Area Skeptics! What : January Science Cafe When : Thursday, January 6,[masked]:00 PM Wher Laurie Dec 13, 2010 5:15 PM
NPR Interview: Beshear on the Arc Park - Today on NPR Beshear discussed the park and why he deemed it a good decision. He approached it from a purely financial standpoint and how it will create jobs.? However, the moderator brought up an interesting point of, "what i Robert J. P. Dec 9, 2010 1:45 PM
Rob added a post - Sorry about all the spam we've been getting, folks. As soon as we can, we're getting in and deleting them and banning the user. Unless meetup figures something out, we might have to disable the Ideas function. It's quite annoying! Thanks for yo Rob Dec 9, 2010 1:40 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] FW: Yuletide history - ROTFL! Mikel Hensley Sent from my iPhone On Dec 9, 2010, at 11:55 AM, Roy Crawford < [address removed] > wrote: Mikel Dec 9, 2010 12:24 PM
FW: Yuletide history - user 5. Dec 9, 2010 11:55 AM
Carol Tavris on skepticism and cognitive dissonance - Preview not available Dan D. Dec 6, 2010 10:31 AM
Venue and Time Change: December Skeptics in the Pub - Venue and Time Change!! What : December Skeptics in the Pub When : Friday, December 10,[masked]:30 PM Where : Fox Laurie Dec 3, 2010 3:57 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Re: Noah's Ark coming to KY, and we might help pay for it. - Preview not available Ed H. Dec 2, 2010 2:29 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] (Unconfirmed) NASA finds new life on Earth - Laurie, You should have explained that you cut and paste the text from the article. When I first read it, I thought you were talking about your STD tests in the last sentence! Ed Ed H. Dec 2, 2010 2:18 PM
(Unconfirmed) NASA finds new life on Earth - Be sure to watch the NASA news conference at 2pm EST to find out the real scoop, but allegedly the story is that NASA has found new arsenic-based life on Earth. http://gizmodo.com/5704158/ Hours be Laurie Dec 2, 2010 10:50 AM
Re: Noah's Ark coming to KY, and we might help pay for it. - user 5. Dec 2, 2010 10:48 AM
New Meetup: December Skeptics in the Pub - Announcing a new Meetup for Louisville Area Skeptics! What : December Skeptics in the Pub When : Friday, December 10,[masked]:00 PM Laurie Dec 1, 2010 10:49 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Noah's Ark coming to KY, and we might help pay for it. - Yeah. Its pretty disturbing. I sent this to Gov Beshear earlier. http://wp.me/pBznu-1C Robert On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Paul < Robert B. Dec 1, 2010 6:05 PM
Noah's Ark coming to KY, and we might help pay for it. - I thought this was interesting. Kentucky is going to provide tax incentives for a religious-based theme park called Ark Encounters in Grant County. It will even have an actual replica of Noah's Ark! Here is a link to a news report from WFPL. (I espec Paul Dec 1, 2010 4:02 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Tim Minchin - Mikel and I are fans. I will send the notice to other meetup.com groups later tonight. Ed ----- Original Message ----- From: Laurie <[address removed]> Date: Monday, November 1,[masked] Ed H. Nov 2, 2010 9:21 AM
Tim Minchin - Hi folks! Been crazy busy here, haven't nailed down a meetup for November yet, may end up skipping it and going straight to December. We'll see. Either way, it will be well worth waiting for! I'll keep you all posted. In the me Laurie Nov 1, 2010 9:45 PM
Paranormal Weekend at General Butler State Park - Preview not available Ed H. Oct 21, 2010 6:15 PM
New Meetup: Skepticon 3; November 19-21 - Announcing a new Meetup for Louisville Area Skeptics! What : Skepticon 3; November 19-21 When : Nov 19-21, leave Louisville on Thursday, Nove Laurie Oct 15, 2010 9:19 PM
Don't Miss It! Monty Harper Concert at the Rauch Planetarium, Thur Oct 21! - Just a reminder that Monty Harper will be performing a family-friendly music concert at the Rauch Planetarium on Thursday, October 21, at 7:00pm. Tickets will be available at the door. More info at the meetup: Laurie Oct 15, 2010 4:54 PM
Re: [Louisville-Area-Skeptics] Jerry Coyne Speaking on Evolution in Lexington - I went and took my 8 and 10 year olds...?The presentation was enjoyable. Necessarily brief, but a good overview.?The student group was recording the event, so perhaps they will make it available. He focused on the 5 tenets of Evolution, Aaron Oct 14, 2010 11:35 AM
Jerry Coyne Speaking on Evolution in Lexington - I can't go, but I have read his blog, and he's an interesting guy. Somebody go and report back to us. Thanks, Laurie UK link about talk: Laurie Oct 11, 2010 8:28 PM
Puzzles, optical illusions, etc., on Richard Wiseman's blog - As we discussed at the meetup Saturday, Richard Wiseman's blog has lateral thinking puzzles every Friday, as well as optical illusions and other cool cognitive psychology type stuff. Here's the page for the puzzle we did: Laurie Oct 11, 2010 8:23 PM
Louisville Area Skeptics - Info and Upcoming - Dear Friends of the Louisville Area Skeptics, Just a few notes: Thanks Thank you again to everyone who came out to support our special events with Ben Radford. Your enthusiasm was heartwarming! You guys are awesome! Laurie Oct 5, 2010 5:35 PM
Funny, skeptical article on how journalists cover science news - http://www.guardian.co.uk/scie­nce/the-lay-scientist/2010/sep­/24/1 This is a news website articl Ed H. Oct 1, 2010 9:54 AM
Louisville Area Skeptics Logo Contest: We have a winner! - We received many very, very good entries for the LAS logo contest. I really appreciate the time and effort all the entrants put into the logos. It was a very hard choice, but we could only pick one! The winner is Robert Powers, with this logo! Laurie Sep 29, 2010 12:56 PM
Ben Radford Lecture and Workshop: Not too late, after all... - Due to an oversight on my part, RSVPs were closed to the lecture and workshop. I have now turned registration back on. If you find you can make it at the last minute, please feel free. While I prefer advanced notice, at this point we will accept pa Laurie Sep 27, 2010 10:41 AM
Don't Miss It! Ben Radford on Paranormal Investigations - Next Week Mon 9/27 & Tues 9/28 - Preview not available Laurie Sep 22, 2010 3:33 PM
Reminder: LAS Logo Contest Ends Thursday!! - Hurry, our logo contest ends Thursday, 9/23! We already have several really good entries, but the more the merrier! If you are interested in entering, we'd love to have your submission. Laurie Sep 18, 2010 8:16 PM
Galileo Was Wrong - Conference supporting Geocentricity in Indiana - There will be a conference supporting the long discredited idea of geocentricity in Indiana. These creationists simply believe the bible more than the heliocentric young earth creationists. Ed H. Sep 16, 2010 8:10 PM
Ghost train hunter killed by real train - http://articles.cnn.com/2010-0­8-27/us/north.carolina.ghost.t­rain_1_ghost-hunters-ghost-tra­in-train-wreck?_s=PM:US &n Ed H. Sep 16, 2010 7:10 PM
New Meetup: Songs from the Science Frontier with Monty Harper - Family Music @ Planetarium - Announcing a new Meetup for Louisville Area Skeptics! What : Songs from the Science Frontier with Monty Harper - Family Music @ Planetarium When Laurie Sep 14, 2010 10:36 PM
Louisville Area Skeptics Present: The Real-Life X-Files - Preview not available Laurie Sep 13, 2010 12:51 PM

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