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So my old high school (Lane Tech.) has decided to retire it's Indian symbol/moscot. On the almni page there are peopl freaking out and trying to get petitions signed to stop this from happening. My question is have there been studies related to people having trouble letting go of symbols? These are people that are no longer attending the school yet want it to retain a symbol whose time is past. Lane was so much more than this moscot. ... See MoreSee Less

November 20th, 11:47 am  ·  

So I'm only 30 pages in and I have probably 47 things I want to research more info about.

Oh yes, the Skeptical Salon is on Thursday, shall we bring Halloween-themed snacks?
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October 21st, 3:34 pm  ·  

Flee! FLEE! ... See MoreSee Less

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October 24th, 7:36 am  ·  

I cohost the Curiosity podcast, and we're doing a live episode for the Chicago Podcast Festival! Definitely up the group's alley. It's [edit: TONIGHT!] at the Beat Kitchen, and tickets are $15. I'd love it if you could make it out! ... See MoreSee Less

Curiosity Podcast LIVE at the Chicago Podcast Festival

October 3, 2017, 8:30pm - October 3, 2017, 10:00pm

Join the Curiosity Podcast LIVE at the Chicago Podcast Festival on Tuesday, October 3! Hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer welcome special guest Lilly Allison, a comedian and improviser who will help us explore what we don't know about the art and science of comedy (because Curiosity makes you smarter). The Curiosity Podcast follows the hilarious Siblings Peculiar podcast, so it will be a high-energy night of laughs. Don't miss your chance to see our first ever live podcast recording! Follow the Chicago Podcast Festival on Facebook for additional updates: www.facebook.com/ChicagoPodcastFestival/ Purchase your tickets here while they're still available: chicagoimprovproductions.ticketspice.com/siblings-peculiar-curiosity-podcast-chicago-podcast-fest...

September 27th, 1:24 pm  ·  

Okay, so this is up in Kenosha but I'm all for pretty much all the words in the name of this event.
Spooky? Check.
Science? Check.
Skepticism? Check.
I don't know what a celebration of mind looks like, but it sounds like a good time.

Talk amongst yourselves and set up carpools or something!
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Celebration of Mind: Spooky Science & Skepticism

October 21, 2017, 5:30pm - October 21, 2017, 7:30pm

The Psi Chi Honors Society and the Department of Psychological Science are pleased to present the 3rd annual Martin Gardner Celebration of Mind at Carthage. Every year in late October, people around the world gather to honor the legacy of magician, mathematician, skeptic, puzzler, Lewis Carroll scholar, and science writer, Martin Gardner. This year’s Celebration of Mind will explore Spooky Science & Skepticism, using magic, puzzles, and games to delight, instruct, and bring people together in a spirit of fun. The event will begin with brief presentations on topics related to Martin Gardner's spooky interests. This year's speakers will include: • Magician, Peter Boie, discussing a skeptic’s perspective on séance magic. • Dr. Sara Jensen (Department of Mathematics), presenting mysterious mathematics. • Dr. Anthony Barnhart (Department of Psychological Science), speaking on the lurid history of research in parapsychology. • Jeff Wagg, curator of the College of Curiosity. Following the presentations, attendees will be encouraged to enjoy some refreshments and interact with hands-on displays featuring illusions, recreational mathematics, magic, puzzles, and more. Afterwards, head over to the Student Union Auditorium to enjoy Peter Boie’s Summoning Spirits show!

September 29th, 8:31 pm  ·