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Celebrity Psychics Can Claim $1M If Their Powers Are Real

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The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) is so convinced clairvoyants are a scam that the non-profit group is offering a $1 million dollar prize to any celebrity psychic who can prove his or her power is real.


It won't be an easy challenge to win. Psychics meet with random strangers, so there's no opportunity to google their subjects. Cold reading techniques that fish around for answers using vague questions is also banned.

JREF founder James Randi is pretty confident his money is safe. He's been hosting this Million Dollar Challenge for several years now and nobody has claimed the prize. [JREF via Discovery News; Shutterstock]


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How did a non-profit group get at least $1m :L

I bet the donaters wouldn't have donated if they knew this was what their money was going to