To Walmart: Stop Lying to Your Customers

No Faith Value with Ronald A. Lindsay
February 01, 2011

Why Walmart should stop marketing homeopathic products as flu remedies

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Carl Sagan on Astrology

It’s Only Natural with John Shook
January 26, 2011

With astrology in the news recently, why not enjoy Carl Sagan's skeptical view?

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UK to Consider Reform of Science-Stifling Libel Laws

Reasonable Doubt with Derek C. Araujo
January 26, 2011

The UK may revise libel laws that have chilled scientific research and expression about fraud, human rights, and other issues.

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Vegetarianism: moral stance or mere preference?

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
January 26, 2011

If there are no compelling ethical reasons supporting vegetarianism, it risks degenerating to the level of preference.

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A Closer Look at a Famous Study Linking TV Exposure to Eating Disorders

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
January 26, 2011

A widely-cited 2002 study of girls in Fiji is said to have found good evidence that TV can lead to eating disorders. Does it?

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“Season of the Witch” (A Nickell-odeon Review)

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
January 25, 2011

Supernatural thriller helps keep Church in the Middle Ages.

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How Not to Argue for Atheism

It’s Only Natural with John Shook
January 20, 2011

Even atheists commonly get started the wrong way.

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Secrets of the Mona Lisa “Code”

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
January 19, 2011

Viewers may be seeing things.

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How the Media Mystify Tragedy

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
January 18, 2011

The press, politicians, and pundits needlessly mystify national tragedies like the Tucson shooting.

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Political discourse must improve, but let’s not overreach

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
January 17, 2011

Americans are right to condemn harsh political rhetoric, but we shouldn't expect discourse that is nice and neat.

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