Blog Archives for December 2012

A Skeptic’s Brief Conversation With a TV Producer

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
December 20, 2012

A brief recounting of what happens when the goals and demands of skepticism collide with the goals and demands of TV production.

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‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’s’  Macabre Mistake

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
December 08, 2012

A 'Ripley's Believe It or Not' factoid read, "You are more likely to die on your birthday then any other day of the year." Well, yes and no.

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In Science, Whose Department is the Ethics Department?: Part 2

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
December 04, 2012

What is the role of ethics in science? Part 2 of 2.