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Skeptical Briefs

Skeptical Briefs is the quarterly newsletter of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. It is available by subscription. A subscription to Skeptical Briefs is independent of your subscription to the Skeptical Inquirer. It is published four times per year (in March, June, September, and December), and includes articles; news from skeptical groups across the country and around the world; and regular columnists Joe Nickell ("Investigative Files"), Lewis Jones ("Inklings"), Victor Stenger ("Reality Check"), Henry Huber ("Group News"); and Benjamin Radford ("Briefs Briefs"). It also includes a Hidden Messages puzzle in each issue by New Mexico physicist and skeptic David E. Thomas.

Can Prayer Change the Past?

Can Prayer Change the Past?

by Victor Stenger
Volume 14.1, March 2004

Reality Check

The notion that human consciousness can supervene the material principles of physics is often found in the literature on...

Scenes from a Bigfoot Conference

Scenes from a Bigfoot Conference

by Rob Boston
Volume 13.4, December 2003

Many people associate Bigfoot, the mysterious eight-foot-tall man/ape creature of longstanding lore, with the Pacific Northwest.

Riddle of the Glowing Statues

Riddle of the Glowing Statues

by Joe Nickell
Volume 13.4, December 2003

Investigative Files

Two women noticed it first. The eyes of the Virgin Mary statue on the church's bell tower had begun to glow.

Paranormal Claims in Peruvian Mass Media

by Manuel A. Paz y Miño
Volume 13.3, September 2003

One of the main goals of the Peruvian Center for Investigation of Paranormal Claims, Pseudo-Sciences, and Irrationality...

A Magical Death?

by Phillips Stevens, Jr.
Volume 13.3, September 2003

The death of Elisabeth Targ by the same disease she was trying to cure by "distant healing" yields some new perspectives on...

The Case of the Alien Hand

The Case of the Alien Hand

by Joe Nickell
Volume 13.3, September 2003

Investigative Files

It was Monday, March 24, 2003, when the voice of CSICOP Executive Director Barry Karr came over my intercom...

‘What’s Your Sign?’: Why (part of) the Age of Aquarius Is Still with Us

by Steven Doloff
Volume 13.2, June 2003

We have always lived in uncertain times. It is understandable therefore how, in a world continually threatened by...

Witchkillings in Nigeria

by Leo Igwe
Volume 13.2, June 2003

At least twenty-five people suspected of being witches have been killed in Akwa Ibom state in southern Nigeria.

Darwinism and the Age of Earth

by Victor Stenger
Volume 13.2, June 2003

Reality Check

Evolution is often attacked as not being “good science.”

Winners of the 2002 ‘Citizen Sane’ Awards

by The Editors
Volume 13.1, March 2003

This year, as last, we received many fine entries for our Citizen Sane contest.

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