Organisations & campaigns
- Skeptics in the Pub page with link to UK and international groups
- Skeptics in the Curry House for that satsifying after-skeptical-pub experience
- Cafe Scientifique: forums for the discussion of important and interesting scientific issues, held in cafes or bars up and down the country, including:
- British Science Association: a charity advancing the public understanding, accessibility and accountability of the sciences and engineering in the UK.
- Campaign for Science and Engineering in the UK: a pressure group communicating to Parliament and the nation the importance of scientific and technological development.
- The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
- Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena (ASSAP): paranormal research and education.
- Sense About Science: an independent charitable trust campaigning and working with scientists and civic groups to promote evidence and scientific reasoning in public discussion.
- James Randi Educational Foundation US "educational resource on the paranormal, pseudoscientific, and the supernatural", sponsors of the famous "$1,000,000 prize to any person or persons who can demonstrate any psychic, supernatural or paranormal ability of any kind under mutually agreed upon scientific conditions", and organisers of "The Amazing Meeting - London"
- Center for Inquiry: "to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values" and UK Centre for Inquiry
- 1023: The "Homeopathy - there's nothing in it" campaign
- National Secular Society
- Freedom From Religion Foundation (US)
- British Humanist Association and local group Berkshire Humanists
- Humanists4science ("For Humanists with an active interest in Science") blog and Yahoo! group (Yahoo! account required)
- HASSERS: Humanist Atheist Scientific Secularist Naturalistic Evolutionary Rationalist Sceptics
- The Brights: people with a naturalistic worldview free of supernatural and mystical elements, upon which they base their ethics and actions.
- "Atheism" "Britain’s only distinctively atheist organization."
- Jesus Never Existed dot com
- Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster: His Noodly Appendages are everywhere. Pirates ahoy!
- RichardDawkins.net: The Official Richard Dawkins Website
Atheist Bus (and poster) campaign
Bus slogan generator: write your own Atheist (or other) bus poster slogan!
- XenuTV: scarily informative resource on Scientology
Magazines & blogs
- Berkshire Skeptics' Society: the political wing of Reading Skeptics In The Pub!
- The Skeptic: UK magazine and blog taking a sceptical look at pseudoscience and claims of the paranormal
- Skeptic: "Promoting Science and Critical Thinking" (The US magazine.)
- New Humanist Magazine
- British Atheists blog
- About.com - Agnosticism / Atheism
Freethought blogs is home to several skeptical blogs including:
- Pharyngula - P. Z. Myers, embryologist (hence the title) and scourge of creationists, religious fundamentalists, 'Rethuglicans' and general stupidity.
- Greta Christina - blogging on "atheism, sexuality and sex-positivity, LGBT issues, politics, culture, and whatever crosses her mind"
- BlagHag - by Jen McCreight, who describes herself as "a giant biology nerd ... also really active in the atheist movement ... liberal, pro-choice, a huge supporter of gay rights, and oddly obsessed with human sexuality".
- J.T. Eberhard's What Would J T Do?
- Maryam Namazie's outspoken blog dealing often with repression and especially misogyny in Islam.
- Skepchick is "a group of women ... who write about science, skepticism, and pseudoscience. With intelligence, curiosity, and occasional snark ... from astronomy to astrology, psychics to psychology".
- Ben Goldacre's "Bad Science": companion website to Ben's Guardian column, and Ben's other blog (of stuff "not clever enough" to post on BadScience).
- David Colquhoun's "Improbable Science" blog
- Crispian Jago's "Science, Reason and Critical Thinking" blog — complete with Skeptic Trumps cards, Skeptic Park, and more.
- The Quackometer: "Experiments and Thoughts on Quackery, Health Beliefs and Pseudo-Science" — an online tool for checking web-sites for signs quackery, and blog.
- Respectful Insolence — blog of a (breast cancer) surgeon/scientist "with an ego just big enough to delude himself that someone, somewhere might actually give a rodent's posterior about his miscellaneous verbal meanderings"
- Science-Based Medicine — "exploring issues and controversies in the relationship between science and medicine"
- Jourdemayne: Superstition, Religion and the Human Condition
- Vagina Dentata blog
- gimpy’s blog: inane witterings and badscience
- Don't Get Fooled Again: The Sceptic's Guide To Life
- Jack of Kent Blog: skeptical and liberal views on public debates and legal issues
- Symphony of Science Love them or hate them? Auto-tuned mashups of Sagan, Shermer, Krauss, Porco, Dawkins, Feynman, Cox, Randi & co. with pretty visuals and dodgy new-age muzak.
- NewsBiscuit can be relied upon to be first with the news of radical developments such as the deadly new Homeopathic Bomb and Richard Dawkins' recent concord with the Pope; likewise the Daily Mash celebrates Simon Singh's challenge to 'Psychic' Sally and incisive insight into medical research.
- Comix etc
References, wikis etc
- Skeptic Wiki
- Rational Wiki
- Skeptics Dictionary
- Snopes: the low-down on all those tall stories and urban legends circulating the internet (or is it?)
- Skeptical Voter Wiki: tracking MPs and candidates' commitment to evidence-based policy-making
Miscellaneous articles etc
- 27/05/2010 Obituary of Scientific American columnist Martin Gardner
- The late Barry Beyerstein's web site (Internet Archive copy). Beyerstein was an academic psychologist and thoughtful skeptic.
- Washington Post review of "Science and Religion: What Scientists Really Think" by Rice University sociologist Elaine Ecklund
- Consumer Direct Contact Form to complain to Trading Standards about something
- History of Western Religion – Quotations