Monthly Archives: January 2012

Curing Canine Epilepsy with Starvation

Burns Pet Food advertises itself as a holistic pet food and makes all manner of claims about toxins and health. But might their advice damage our four legged friends? Continue reading

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The Myth of Monogamy

Is Monogamy a Myth? Ed Cara explores whether it is social convention or biological determinism that promotes monogamy in humans. Continue reading

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Freaky Friday: The psychic, the skeptic and the lawsuit

Ash Pryce gives his opinion on the psychic Sally libel case wondering if perhaps skeptics have let their biases get in the way of their critical thinking skills. Continue reading

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The Incurable Gonz Blinko: Supplements and Natural Cures for Retinitis Pigmentosa

Gonz Blinko continues his pursuit of unlikely cures for the presumed incurable retinitis pigmentosa turning his attention to supplements and natural cures… Continue reading

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A Skeptical Hero

Few people outside Ireland know of Mary Raftery, but they should. Continue reading

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Bad Argument XLVI: To Geek or not to Geek?

Bad argument returns (briefly) to address the idea that being a geek is not great. Continue reading

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Aotearoa: an introduction

We welcome Siouxsie Wiles to the 21st Floor as she introduce us to the land of the long white cloud and the challenges that skeptics encounter there. Continue reading

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