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Skeptical Briefs — Volume 25.4

Winter 2015/16

The Great New Mexico Elk Murder Conspiracy

The Great New Mexico Elk Murder Conspiracy

by Benjamin Radford
Volume 25.4, Winter 2015/16

Livestock deaths, by themselves, are not unusual—there are many things that can fell large animals in our desert climes, including predators, poachers, a natural or man-made toxin, disease, drought, heat, starvation, and even lightning.

The Jamestown Evolution/Creationism Debate

by Norman Carlson
Volume 25.4, Winter 2015/16

I have no sympathy for creationism. By 1999, I had had enough of its low quality claims and tracts, and I attacked it in one of my letters in the paper. Creationists responded more tenaciously than liberals had responded to my conservative statements. They wouldn’t let go, and neither would I.

In the Stars? Personal Investigations of Astrology

In the Stars? Personal Investigations of Astrology

by Joe Nickell
Volume 25.4, Winter 2015/16

Investigative Files

Something wonderful happened to me in 2003 that I never saw coming. Had it been foreseen by stargazers in their forecasts for me in that year?

Fascinating Psychology Experiments

Fascinating Psychology Experiments

by Felipe Nogueira
Volume 25.4, Winter 2015/16

Skepticism and Science

The question of whether or not psychology is a science is not new. However, when science has been applied to the study of cognition and behavior, scientists have uncovered interesting phenomena through very clever experiments.