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Category Archive: Skepticism

Sep 21 2012

What if vaxxers had their own noise machine?

Imagine if anti-vaccination nuts had their own news network and associated media enablers. Well, No More Mr Nice Blog went there. I think he nailed it:

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Aug 16 2012

Mars fakery in full swing

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Michael Shermer once noted in the book Why People Believe Weird Things that science is not always kryptonite to pseudoscience, rather pseudoscience raises and falls in tandem with the real stuff. So it is with Mars fakery. The better images and data we get the more the alien conspiracy buffs and NASA cover-uppers come out of the wood …

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Jul 04 2012

Word is, no mermaids

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While most of the nation was celebrating this week, NOAA released an official statement: there is no evidence for living aquatic humanoids:

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