Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 35.4
by Dave Thomas
After ten years, the pesky 9/11 Truth movement has refined its arguments but still hasn’t proved the attacks were an inside job. Their key claims are refuted on multiple grounds.
by Jamie Bartlett and Carl Miller
Two social scientists describe their experience confronting the 9/11 Truth movement in the United Kingdom after they published a paper linking conspiracy theories with extremist ideology.
by Edzard Ernst
I am, of course, talking about a different type of conflict: the one that is created by strong belief and evangelic conviction.
by Ryan Shaffer
Allison DuBois, the best-selling author who inspired the recently cancelled television show Medium, claims to have amazing psychic abilities. But when her skills are tested in the real world—first with a missing-child case and then at a dinner party on reality-TV—they prove less than stellar.
by Matt Crowley
A review of Tracking the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in Fact, Fiction, and Folklore by Benjamin Radford
Seeing photos of ghostly faces and figures floating around in the air must have been quite a shock to our ancestors.
We must first define what acupuncture actually is before we can ask whether acupuncture works. This is not as easy as it might seem.
Dave Thomas vs. Jesse Ventura: The Skeptical Smackdown
‘Messages’ from the 9/11 Dead
by Joe Nickell
by Keith Taylor
The 2012 Doomsday Hoax: Update II
Personal Genomics: The Fine Line between Science and Narcissism
A review of Here Is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics by Misha Angrist
A review of Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality by Jonathan Weiner
He Sees Dead People
A review of The Key: A True Encounter by Whitley Strieber
Examining 9/11 Conspiracy Theories
The Séances of ‘Hellish Nell’: Solving the Unexplained
by Joe Nickell
Popper vs. Kuhn: The Battle for Understanding How Science Works
2012: Peter Gersten’s ‘Leap of Faith’
Women and High-End Science: Nurture or Nature, Prejudice or Preference?