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

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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How the Media Mystify Tragedy

January 18, 2011

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

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Richard Saunders Helps Expose ‘Power Balance’ Bands

January 11, 2011

Australian skeptic Richard Saunders discusses his role in exposing the "Power Balance" bands

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Mass Media, Eating Disorders, and Research

December 28, 2010

Skepchick Rebecca Watson believes some eating disorder researchers were misquoted. Were they?

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Family of Missing Canadian Woman Seeks Help from Sylvia Browne

December 13, 2010

Another desperate family seeks help from a psychic; history suggests they will be disappointed.

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Investigating UFO Mysteries Not Without Risk

November 09, 2010

Solving a UFO Mystery Is Not Without Risk

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Film Review of Hereafter: Ghosts, Mediums, and Near-Death Experience

October 19, 2010

Clint Eastwood's new film Hereafter, about ghosts, mediums, and the afterlife, gets it mostly wrong.

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Skeptical of ‘Secretariat’

September 20, 2010

A new Disney film about courage and heart features a freak racehorse...

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Dragon*Con 2010 and a Call for Investigation

September 16, 2010

Investigation is only part of skepticism, but it is a vital part. Hopefully future conferences will include more investigation.

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Top 5 Surreal Moments at Dragon*Con

September 10, 2010

Dragon*Con was a great time, but five experiences in particular have stuck with me as being especially surreal.

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