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Skeptophilia · 16m ago

The spirit is willing

Yesterday's post, wherein a set of musical pitch combinations that was supposed to induce ...
Skeptophilia · 23h ago

The beat goes on

A loyal reader of Skeptophilia sent me a link yesterday with the question, "Could there be...
Skeptophilia · 1d ago

Sinking the ark

I guess Ken Ham is finally seeing the handwriting on the wall with respect to "Ark Encount...
Skeptophilia · 2d ago

In the dark

To further investigate our general topic of people giving woo-woo explanations to damn nea...
Skeptophilia · 4d ago

The sticker price

Once again, famed medical professional Gwyneth Paltrow is promoting the latest be-all-and-...
Skeptophilia · 6d ago

Fake news agenda

If you needed something else to feel discouraged about, a study released this week in the ...
Skeptophilia · 1w ago

Music and the mind

Despite being a 30-year veteran teacher of what is referred to as a "core" discipline -- s...
Skeptophilia · 1W ago

Three-in-one

Two weeks ago I wrote about how some overzealous evangelical Christians have denounced "Fidget Spinners" as being a demonic symbol, so when you spin it, you're invoking Satan or something.  Well, these people are nothing if not versatile.  Because ye...
Skeptophilia · 1W ago

Planetary spin cycle

I try not to spend too much time focusing on completely loony ideas here at Skeptophilia -...
Skeptophilia · 1W ago

Dowsing and statistical significance

A while back, my wife and I and two friends were in a gift shop, and on a rack of books for sale I saw one called Dowsing for Beginners by Richard Craxe.  I picked it up, and flipped through...