For the past two decades, Joe Nickell—a former stage magician and detective—has used hard science to challenge paranormal experiences and other fringe pseudo-scientific claims. UFO sightings, aliens, ghosts, Big Foot, lake monsters: these are but a few of the myths that Nickell debunks for a living. As he knows all too well, “the truth … is out there."
When doctors diagnosed Jerron Herman with cerebral palsy hemiplegia, they told him he wouldn’t be able to clothe or feed himself, and that he would need assistance with nearly everything he did. Not only did Herman prove them wrong, he went on to realize his dream of dancing professionally.
Lizzo, a singer-songwriter and rapper, stopped talking in order to find her voice. In that period of self-imposed silence, she told herself she’d become a professional singer. Now, years later and signed to a major label, Lizzo wants people to use her songs to make the world a better place.