Skepticism

Skepticism

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By Rachael Rettner Your kitchen towel may harbor a number of different bacteria, a new study finds. But does that mean your towel can actually...

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By Alan Burdick On the last Sunday afternoon in March, Mike Hughes, a sixty-two-year-old limousine driver from Apple Valley, California, successfully launched himself above the Mojave...

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By Marcelo Gleiser “What we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning,” wrote German physicist Werner Heisenberg, who...

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By Gabrielle Glaser J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His...

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By Julia Belluz If you’ve wondered whatever happened to the snake oil–peddling celebrity physician Dr. Oz, and whether he’s still going strong, look no further than...

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By Ben Popken YouTube is a supercomputer working to achieve a specific goal — to get you to spend as much time on YouTube as...

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By Olga Khazan In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms...

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By Stoyan Zaimov Young Earth Creationist and Answers in Genesis President Ken Ham has slammed an article by a Christian geologist who has listed 21...

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By John Wenz Some astronomers are questioning the existence of what might be the most Earth-like planet yet found outside the solar system, based on a...

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By Steven Novella Savvy consumers have learned over the years that the primary goal of marketing is to create demand for a product or service....