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Skeptics at the Commons

When: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 @ 12:00 to 2:00 PM


Where: The Brooklyn Commons Cafe, 388 Atlatic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

We will be at Brooklyn Commons every 3rd Sunday of the month from now on, so put it in your calendar!

This month, we will showing an episode of “Adam Ruins Everything” where he ruins Science. It will be followed by a discussion, drinks and food.

  • Some potential topics of discussion include:
  • How “pure” is academic research?
  • Are studies truly unbiased?
  • Why don’t negative results get published?
  • Is academia a good career choice?

Brooklyn Commons features a wide selection of coffee, food, desserts, beer, and wine.

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Reasonable New York Annual Winter Solstice Party

When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 6:30 PM 
Where: Paulaner Bräuhaus, 265 Bowery, New York, NY (map)

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Skepticamp NYC 2017

When: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: The Brooklyn Commons Cafe, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217


Admission is FREE of charge!

SkeptiCamp is like a science conference, except that its content is provided by the attendees themselves! Anyone can be a presenter, as long as your topic has something to do with science and/or skepticism.

It is based on the successful "unconference" model that originated with "BarCamp". (No, it has nothing to do with bars. The name has its own rich history, which you can read about on our Etymology page.) While BarCamp has primarily focused on software and technology, SkeptiCamp will focus on topics related to science, critical thinking, and other notions that appeal to a skeptical crowd.

Conventional conferences tend to follow a standard pattern of linear presentation, followed by Q&A. We hope the sessions and presentations given at SkeptiCamp NYC are more like lively discussions, than straight seminars. Perhaps even a few workshops will be sprinkled in. Presenters should try to welcome the bombardment of questions, after their initial introduction to the topic is made. Though, some may still choose to err on the side of convention.

SkeptiCamp is intended for adults and college students. Youth can also join us, if they'd like, as long as they have their parents' or guardians' permission.

You MUST register on the Skepticamp website. RSVPing on is not enough. Make FREE reservations at

Anyone who can be in the New York City area, at the given date and time is invited to join and... perhaps even lead a session of your own!

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