Introducing Psychic-Busting Private Eye Bob Nygaard (Part 1)

Introducing Psychic-Busting Private Eye Bob Nygaard (Part 1)

by Rob Palmer
Special Articles · The Well-Known Skeptic
August 15, 2018

Nygaard is a one-of-a-kind detective who specializes in bringing “psychic” con artists to justice.

Skepticism Reloaded

Skepticism Reloaded

by Amardeo Sarma
Skeptical Inquirer · Feature · Volume 42.4

A leading skeptic addresses the essence of contemporary skepticism and highlights the vital nonpartisan and science-based role of skeptics in preventing deception and harm.

NECSS 2018 Looks Ahead

NECSS 2018 Looks Ahead

by Russ Dobler
Special Articles · Special Report · The Thoughtful Conduit
August 13, 2018

Despite returning to its regular home at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan, change was in the air for NECSS 2018.

Wellington Paranormal – Clueless in Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Wellington Paranormal – Clueless in Te Whanganui-a-Tara

by Kylie Sturgess
Special Articles · Curiouser and Curiouser
August 13, 2018

Before I begin this review, a quick shout-out to the skeptic folk of New Zealand, who hosted a very fine (although a little shaky post-earthquake) conference in Wellington back in 2013.

Speed Reading: Fact or Fiction

Speed Reading: Fact or Fiction

by William Vanderlinde
Skeptical Inquirer · Volume 42.4

Is training in speed reading valuable? It depends.

Essential Considerations About Aromatherapy

Essential Considerations About Aromatherapy

by William M. London
Special Articles · Consumer Health
August 9, 2018

The practice of administering plant-derived essential oils on the skin, via inhalation of vapors, or internally via ingestion for supposed healing power is commonly called aromatherapy.