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The Care and Feeding of the Vagina

The Care and Feeding of the Vagina


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by Harriet Hall
Volume 42.5, September / October 2018

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Special Section

A Telepathy Investigation

A Telepathy Investigation


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by Massimo Polidoro
Volume 42.5, September / October 2018

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Notes on a Strange World

Sound reading,” as this technique is called, is a classic trick of mentalists who wish to simulate telepathy phenomena.

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Why Belief is So Powerful


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by csicop.org
Volume 42.5, September / October 2018

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Editorial

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Outside the Box: Solving Diverse Mysteries


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by Joe Nickell
Volume 42.5, September / October 2018

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Investigative Files

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Why are Millennials Turning to Astrology?


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by Stuart Vyse
Volume 42.5, September / October 2018

Behavior & Belief
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Caught Between the Possible and the Paranormal


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by Benjamin Radford
Volume 42.5, September / October 2018

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Skeptical Inquiree

Navy Pilot’s 2004 UFO: A Comedy of Errors

Navy Pilot’s 2004 UFO: A Comedy of Errors


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by Joe Nickell
Volume 42.3, May / June 2018

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Investigative Files

The first I heard about a shadowy UFO research program operated by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) from 2007–2012 was when I was interviewed by New York Times reporter Helene Cooper on December 12, 2017.

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Does the Vatican Hold a Painting of a UFO?


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by Massimo Polidoro
Volume 42.3, May / June 2018

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Notes on a Strange World

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William James and the Psychics


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by Stuart Vyse
Volume 42.3, May / June 2018

Behavior & Belief
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Take a Wish Foundation


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by Ian Harris
Volume 42.3, May / June 2018

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The Last Laugh

Hawking ‘Ghosts’ in Old Louisville

Hawking ‘Ghosts’ in Old Louisville


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by Joe Nickell
Volume 42.2, March / April 2018

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Investigative Files

How could a press that represents all of the universities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky publish such nonsense—even in an age of fake news and fake science?

Ambassadors for Science

Ambassadors for Science


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by Matt Nisbet
Volume 42.2, March / April 2018

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The Science of Science Communication

Harnessing the Power of Opinion-Leaders Across Communities

David vs. Whatsisname

David vs. Whatsisname


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by George Hrab
Volume 42.2, March / April 2018

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I’m not sure I get the point of the story of David and Goliath.

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Do Superstitious Rituals Work?


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by Stuart Vyse
Volume 42.2, March / April 2018

Behavior & Belief
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Just Asking Questions


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by Benjamin Radford
Volume 42.2, March / April 2018

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Skeptical Inquiree

The Aura: A Brief Review


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by Bridgette M. Perez
Volume 35.1, January/February 2011

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Empirical studies show no evidence for the existence of an aura around humans that supposedly only psychics can see. Why, then, does belief in auras persist?

Magnetic Healing: An Old Scam That Never Dies


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by Steven Novella
Volume 35.1, January/February 2011

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The notion that magnets can be used for healing has existed since humans discovered them.

The Right Stuff


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by Steven Doloff
Volume 35.1, January/February 2011

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Will America's (Foolish) Optimism Stare Down the Recession?

Defending Isagenix: A Case Study in Flawed Thinking


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by Harriet Hall
Volume 35.1, January/February 2011

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Do those who comment on blogs even read the articles they are responding to? Here is a case study in emotional thinking, ad hominem arguments, logical...

The Conspiracy Meme


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by Ted Goertzel
Volume 35.1, January/February 2011

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Many of these theories are clearly absurd, but some are plausible and others actually contain elements of truth.

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An Eye for the Ladies


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by Kenneth W. Krause
Volume 34.2, March / April 2010

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Evolutionary scientists made 2009 a remarkable year for the fairer sex. Let's start with Darwinius masillae—remember "Ida"? On May 19 the...

A Quarter Century of Skeptical Inquiry: My Personal Involvement


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by Paul Kurtz
Volume 25.4, July / August 2001

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Paul Kurtz discusses his 25-year history with CSICOP

White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Is Biased


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by Paul Kurtz
Volume 25.3, May / June 2001

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Paul Kurtz's response to the Commission