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Sharon Hill is a scientific and technical consultant for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and creator of DoubtfulNews.com. Read more at SharonAHill.com.

Black(water) Market: Digging Up the Dirt about Slick Designer Beverages

Sounds Sciencey
April 2, 2012
Black(water) Market: Digging Up the Dirt about Slick Designer Beverages

On my regular stop to see the newest beverages one day, I noticed a slick, thin black bottle. The label read “Spring water enriched with Fulvic Acid.” Intrigued, I bought the 16.9 ounce bottle for $1.89.

Apocalyptic January and the Portents of Doom

Sounds Sciencey
March 7, 2012
Apocalyptic January and the Portents of Doom

They were science-based Doomsday agents, effective in scaring the bejeezus out of generally rational people. And the arrival of 2012—heavily weighted with (very commercially exploited) “End of the World” overtones—serves to popularize these stories even more.

‘Getting People to Think More Deeply’

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 35.6, November/December 2011

Interview
‘Getting People to Think More Deeply’

An Interview with Miracle Detectives Scientist Indre Viskontas

“Scientific”: It’s just a catchphrase!

Sounds Sciencey
January 17, 2012
“Scientific”: It’s just a catchphrase!

Science is all these things: a process, a way of looking at a topic, a community, an infrastructure, a career, a set of results, an authority, and more. We can use the word in many ways. That means it can be abused in many ways as well.

Haunted Cape May

Skeptical Briefs Volume 12.3, September 2002

At the terminus of the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey is the charming Victorian-themed resort town of Cape May.

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