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5.12.14: Life Coaches and Psychics

May 12, 2014
JayD Photography via flickr Creative Commons

"Welcome to Whose Line is it Anyway, the show where everything's made up and the points don't matter." - Drew Carey

When life throws curveballs, I like to apply those wise words of Drew Carey to my life - the small stuff I'm stressing about probably doesn't matter in the long run. But sometimes it takes more than a "Everything is gonna be all right" to bring us out of a slump. That's when we turn to people - and powers - for help. On today's Word of Mouth, we're discussing the benefits and nuances of life coaching, life hacking, and astrology. Sharpen your resume and shape your aura - WoM is here to inspire.

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Today on Word of Mouth - laughing! And why we do it. We're getting science-y with the giggles before moving on to a less-than-scientific community: psychics. Then, the art of the brain takes over with a look at graphic novel that takes place inside the brain. Finally, what happens to digital art, and how do we restore it?

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What The Psychics Said

Apr 9, 2014
Sean Hurley

A 2013 Harris Poll survey on belief shows that Americans believe a bit less in angels - down 6 percent since the original survey in 2005 - and a little more in ghosts  - up 1%.  Less in Heaven - down 6, more in reincarnation - up 3.  While our faith in astrology remains level at 29%, our belief in witches has fallen off 5 per cent.  NHPR's Sean Hurley isn't quite sure what he believes when it comes to mediums, witches, and astrology - and to find out more, he recently visited two psychic fairs in New Hampshire.  A quiet gathering of 6 mediums in Londonderry and a larger fair with vendors at

via randi.org

For the past 40 years, the Amazing James Randi has served as a crusader for skepticism and rational thinking. The magician-turned-professional-skeptic has squared off against alleged psychics and spirit healers, debunking their claims of supernatural powers. Recently, a documentary chronicling his life was successfully backed on Kickstarter. Documentary filmmaker Justin Weinstein is directing the film, and he joins us to talk about the project.