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Susan Gerbic talks with Katie Dyer about her CSICon Experience

Susan Gerbic talks with Katie Dyer about her CSICon Experience

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
February 24, 2017

“I care about teaching my students about skepticism. And CSICon is a place where I can meet up with folks interested in the same things.”

Susan Gerbic talks with Bob Knaier about his CSICon Experience.

Susan Gerbic talks with Bob Knaier about his CSICon Experience.

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
February 21, 2017

You can imagine my excitement (and dismay) when I came across an example of expert testimony being offered in support of a classic piece of pseudoscience: homeopathy.

Why Physical Activity Does Little to Control Weight

Why Physical Activity Does Little to Control Weight

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
February 16, 2017

Herman Pontzer describes new research findings that challenge our conventional wisdom about diet, exercise, and weight loss.

The Empowering of Alternative Medicine in Portugal

The Empowering of Alternative Medicine in Portugal

by João Madruga Dias
February 14, 2017

It’s time for doctors to openly expose and fight the usage of pseudoscience in healthcare.

From Chemtrails to CSICon: An Interview with Mick West.

From Chemtrails to CSICon: An Interview with Mick West.

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
February 10, 2017

Skeptics are fairly politically diverse, but we are united in our opposition to fake science, alternative facts, charlatans, and bunk. CSICon is part of the solution…

Override: My quest to go beyond brain training and take control of my mind

Override: My quest to go beyond brain training and take control of my mind

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
February 7, 2017

Interview with biologist and writer Caroline Williams.

Local Skeptical Outreach & Activism: Monterey County SkeptiCamp

Local Skeptical Outreach & Activism: Monterey County SkeptiCamp

by Susan Gerbic
February 3, 2017

Skepticism as a “thing” is unknown to most people; they don’t understand that there are communities, conferences, books, podcasts, and more that focus on all kinds of topics. It’s our responsibility to educate the public about these matters.

Tijuana’s Alternative Cancer Treatments: Warnings and Side Effects

Tijuana’s Alternative Cancer Treatments: Warnings and Side Effects

by Carrie Poppy
Poppycock
February 2, 2017

It is not hard to imagine that the empty hope offered in Tijuana will creep over the border soon, and that without the regulatory assurance of a strong FDA, ordinary Americans will not be able to tell an effective treatment from an ineffective one.

Your Unlearning Report: The Trouble with Empathy, Implicit Bias, and Believing in Luck

Your Unlearning Report: The Trouble with Empathy, Implicit Bias, and Believing in Luck

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
January 27, 2017

For a skeptic, there is nothing more satisfying than discovering that some previously cherished truth has been overturned by new evidence.

Fake News Begets Fake News: Pizzagate

Fake News Begets Fake News: Pizzagate

by Robert Blaskiewicz
The Conspiracy Guy
January 25, 2017

“I did another search, this time of my own email for mentions of pizza… pizza is mentioned twice as often by Podesta and his correspondents as it is by me and my correspondents…”

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