To Be More Skeptical about Anti- Vaccination and Vitamin Supplements: An Interview with Paul Offit

To Be More Skeptical about Anti- Vaccination and Vitamin Supplements: An Interview with Paul Offit

by Felipe Nogueira
Skeptical Briefs · Interviews · Volume 26.4

I think once you scare people, it’s hard to un-scare them; once you open the Pandora’s Box, it’s hard to close it.

The Dangerous Delusion about Vaccines and Autism

The Dangerous Delusion about Vaccines and Autism

by James Randi
Skeptical Inquirer · A Magician in the Lab · Volume 41.2

We’re already seeing a comeback of measles due to drops in vaccination rates.

Mystery of the Paulding Light

Mystery of the Paulding Light

by Benjamin Radford
Skeptical Inquirer · Skeptical Inquiree · Volume 41.2

Of course, it’s more fun to imagine the distant glimmer is a ghostly railroad brakeman’s phantom lantern than the headlights of a 2005 Honda Civic.

What Ghosts Mean

What Ghosts Mean

by Benjamin Radford
Skeptical Inquirer · Review · Volume 41.2

“I have to admit that I’ve come to envy the people who reported having poltergeists in their home; they have a ready explanation for anything amiss in their household”

The Vicissitudes of the Egg: From Vilification to Vindication

The Vicissitudes of the Egg: From Vilification to Vindication

by Harriet Hall
Special Articles · SkepDoc's Corner
April 18, 2017

For decades, scientists have been working their way towards a better understanding of what causes heart attacks and strokes.

Can Anything Save Us from Unintended Consequences?

Can Anything Save Us from Unintended Consequences?

by Stuart Vyse
Special Articles · Behavior & Belief
April 17, 2017

Better policy outcomes will be achieved only when decision-makers are motivated to use the best modes of thinking and deciding.