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Peter Huston

Peter Huston was very active in organized skepticism in the 1990s contributing many articles and reviews to the Skeptical Inquirer and other publications, as well as serving as an officer of the Inquiring Skeptics of Upper New York during that period. He is the author of four books. Two of these, Scams from the Great Beyond and More Scams from the Great Beyond, dealt with skeptical subjects using humor. His other books are Tongs, Gangs, and Triads—Chinese Crime Groups in North America, and Excess Emotional Baggage—An Amazing, Semi-true, post-industrial, pulp-fiction, adventure tale of Schenectady, a novel. He has a master's degree in East Asian Studies from Cornell and a second masters from the University at Albany in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. His Cornell Master's thesis focused on the Peking Man paleontological digs and the history of Western science in China.

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The Physics of Martial Arts

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 40.2, March/April 2016


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Conspiracy Theories throughout American History

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.2, March/April 2015


The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory by Jesse Walker.

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A Dangerous Blending of Nazi Fact and Fiction

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 37.5, September/October 2013


A review of The Nazi Occult by Kenneth Hite

China, Chi, and Chicanery: Examining Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chi Theory

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 19.5, September / October 1995


Traditional Chinese medicine is thousands of years old and has literally more than a billion satisfied customers.

Washed Up, Sold Out, and Spreading Hysteria

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 19.1, January / February 1995


Review of Selling Satan: The Tragic History of Mike Warnke by Mike Hertenstein and Jon Trott

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